Snow Day LA. Adventuring through Los Angeles, CA. Things to do while you are in L.A. Winter time activities
Looking for something fun to do in Los Angeles during Christmas time? I suggest you check out Snow Day L.A.
It is held near Downtown Los Angeles, right by the Dodger stadium. The hike up the hill wasn’t too bad, but as you turn the corner they had a big sign out front.
I went with my roommate and we opted for the VIP deal which included $1 off sparkly beer, Penguin onesies, and you get to go through the VIP lines for tubing which is quicker than waiting in the normal lines.
Here are the sparkly beers…
Not the best quality, but I took a joy ride down the hill on a tube, it was fun! They had 3 hills to choose from. We only rode two of them due to the lines being so long, but the longer hill was my favorite.
Here we are posing in our Penguin outfits. They were super cute and soft!
The price was a little steep for the activities that were there, however, it seemed like it was worth it with the onesies included. Next year, I’d probably opt for the cheaper pass and wear my Penguin onesie again.
The park was lit up with Christmas lights everywhere, they had music playing, a dance area, and bubbles everywhere creating a magical winter wonderland. They even had a place to take pictures.
The snow was actually bubbles which made it look like a winter wonderland.
Hope you have a fun adventure as well…Thanks for reading!
We traveled to Moab, Utah for 2 days. A couple of my friends decided they wanted to run the half marathon in Moab, Utah. We had planned a trip around them running this as a part going away trip for my friend Brittany. May I just tell you, this was one of the best trips I’ve taken. The scenery was majestic and the company was even better.
We decided after looking at hotels (considerably pricey) to forgo that and rent an Airbnb. The house was a condo they frequently rent out and it was fabulous. It went for about $150 a night and that between 7 people goes a long way, plus we could all be together and not in separate rooms. It was like a giant sleepover.
Here is what we did in our 2 days in Moab:
We arrived late Friday night so we just slept once arriving. We got up early Saturday morning, a couple of the girls went to run the marathon while the rest of us went to Arches National Park. The fee per car at this National Park was $25 to drive in, good for 7 days. The Utah State Parks charge $15 per car, just a FYI. While driving to the Delicate Arch we saw many other famous rocks.
We then drove past the Window. From there we drove directly to the Delicate Arch. The hike was listed as Moderate. It was mostly flat, with a few areas you had to step up onto rocks, as well as a few steep inclines. It was very doable. The total hike was 3 miles round trip. It takes roughly 2.5 hours, however once we were at the Delicate Arch we sat and just took it in for a few hours. While hiking we found another window. From this arch (window) you can see the main Delicate Arch.
This window is a steep incline to get into, just a heads up. TOTALLY WORTH IT!
Next the Delicate Arche is just around the corner from here. About a 5 minute walk.
There was about 100 people waiting for their picture at the Arch so you basically have to wait in line or just jump in where you can.
Later that day we went to eat after the girls finished their marathon at a place called Peace Tree Cafe. The food was made fresh and was delicious, they even stamped their logo on the hamburger buns, it was cute. Brit wanted to go see the Dead Horse Point at sunset so we jumped in the car. I’d say its 30-45 min away from the Arches National Park entrance. We didn’t do a hike, we just went the scenic route on this one. There was 2 lookout points we made a stop at.
Let me just say these pictures didn’t do it justice. (swoon)
We woke up to a lovely brunch cooked by Nicole. We had planned a day full of hikes, however the weather decided differently on our plans. It was quite a snow storm when we woke up so we waited some of it out before ultimately deciding to go to a hiking/lookout point to see if it was worth the hike.
We drove back to Canyonlands National Park to see the Mesa Arch. The hike was ranked ‘Easy’ and it about .6 miles round trip. We can all thank Caitlin for all of her extra clothes she randomly had in her car. We had not planned for a winter hike, but apparently she had. I borrowed her boots and thank goodness I did!! This could have been a cake walk hike minus the snow that made things a little slippery.
After this shot we hiked back out and headed home. This was a short trip, but filled with so many magnificent views and memories. Thanks for reading! Please like and follow my blog for more adventures to come! XO-G.
We took a Go Pro with us to capture the memories. Thanks to Nicole for filming and Jeremy for editing. Check it out!