7 Ways to Get Your Nature On

Posted Thursday, March 8th, 2018


It’s time to get your nature on KG families!
Spending time outdoors is a special way to make great memories.
Here’s 7 ideas on how to get out and enjoy the sun! ☀️



1. See the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

Through May 13, enjoy the 50 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that make up The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch. This annual burst of color is one of nature’s official ways of announcing the arrival of spring. Plus, visit their website for special themed days. Open daily, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Adults, $14; kids (3-10), $7; season passes, $16-30.



2. Saddle Up on a Horse!

Learn how to ride or just enjoy the trails as a family will be an experience to remember! Ride on over to our horseback riding directory for locations and events near you.



3. Explore New Worlds at Outdoor Playgrounds

Outdoor playgrounds are a great way to get active with your kiddos. Inside our outdoor playground directory, you’ll find the Lost City of Atlantis, a pirate ship, a spider-web and lots more!



4. Pick Up Tonight’s Dinner at the Farmers’ Market

Show your kids where their food really comes from and support our local farmers at the same time! Walk around and turn it into a learning experience. Click here to find farmer’s markets every day of the week.



5. Get Up-Close and Personal with Your Favorite Animals

Spring season means baby animals! Have your kids interact with animals, learn about habitats, and get behind-the-scene tours. Hop on over to our zoo listings to find a location near you.



6. Breathe in the Fresh Air at an Arboretum or Nature Center

Climb trees at the park and learn about wildlife and bugs at the nature center! Going on walks and tours is also a great way for the kids to learn and explore. Our park directory list has everything you need to get your hands dirty.



7. Attend the Fourth Annual L.A. Nature Fest at the Natural History Museum

Join the museum for a celebration that includes workshops and tours, snake feeding, slime hunting, puppet shows, storytelling, nature crafts, food trucks and lots more. March 17 – 18, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Included with regular museum admission. Click here for more info.




Be sure to check out our nature board for more inspiration, and if you have anything you
like to do outdoors, share it below! 😉








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