Southern California April 10, 2018
The 10 Best Decisions You Can Make In Southern California
Living in Southern California may very well be one of the best decisions you’ve ever made. If you truly enjoy the lifestyle here, then you may want to add a few of these things to your routine in order to fully enjoy your time in SoCal. What else would you add to this list?
1. Allow yourself plenty of time to travel anywhere in SoCal.
No matter where you're traveling in SoCal, you can count on it taking much longer than expected. Whether it's construction, an accident on the freeway, or a jammed morning commute, there's always more traffic than you could possibly plan for when you drive in SoCal.
2. Go out to eat on Taco Tuesday.
SoCal is known for having some of the best Mexican food around. And there's no better time to indulge in Mexican food than Taco Tuesday. From soft tacos to crunchy tacos to rolled tacos, you'll find tons of restaurants in SoCal offering tasty specials that will drive your taste buds wild on Taco Tuesday.
3. Take a day trip to one of SoCal's many small towns.
Southern California is so much more than just sandy beaches and palm trees. We also have delightful small towns that will remind you of the good old days. Load up the car and hit the road for a scenic drive to one of SoCal's many small towns that offer tons of peace and quiet.
4. Visit Southern California's most beautiful urban park.
Take some time to stroll through Balbo Park and you'll get the chance to experience heaven on earth. From museums to theatres and even a stunning botanic garden, this is one place that everyone in SoCal should experience at least once.
5. Stock up on flip-flops.
When you live in Southern California, you can be assured that you can never have too many flip-flops. We wear them around the house as slippers, put them on for a quick trip to the grocery store, and even dress them up for nights out on the town. Yes, us Southern Californians are pretty much addicted to casual footwear.
6. Enjoy a meal outdoors.
When you live in a place like SoCal, dining al fresco is one of the many things to can enjoy all year long. Head to your favorite restaurant or pack a picnic with all your favorite foods and enjoy a meal under a bright blue SoCal sky.
7. Slather on the sunscreen.
Most Southern Californians spend TONS of time outside throughout the entire year. Whether you are commuting to work, taking a walk on the beach, or just playing outside at a local park you should always make sure to put on plenty of sunscreen before leaving the house.
8. Take a day trip to one of SoCal's state parks.
No matter what part of Southern California you live in, you can count on finding a nearby state park where you can spend a day soaking up SoCal's natural beauty. From hiking, camping, and even stargazing, SoCal is filled with an abundance of magnificent state parks.
9. Take some time to explore one of SoCal's many piers.
Pick a pier, any pier, and you'll get the chance to experience the SoCal lifestyle up close and in person. Whether you spend a full day along a single pier or you turn it into a weekend adventure of exploring many, strolling along a SoCal pier should be part of everyone's SoCal experience.
10. Spend a day at the beach.
There's nothing quite like spending a lazy day lounging in the sand at a Southern California beach. Whether you enjoy splashing in the ocean or just kicking back on a beach towel while enjoying a good book, spending a day at the beach is one of the most relaxing things you can do.
What other things would you add to this list? If you’re having trouble coming up with your own ideas, here is the
ultimate and definitive Southern California bucket list that everyone should print out and tape to their fridge.