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  • Mojave Narrows Regional Park

    Located along the Mojave River, this wetland park consists of open meadows, a lake, and cottonwood and willow stands that provide an oasis habitat ... More
  • Mojave National Preserve

    Take a scenic drive through the Joshua Tree Forest.  Trudge up and down the preserve’s 45-square-mile Kelso Dunes—one of the largest dune fields in... More
  • Mona Moore

    A cursive neon sign marks the entrance to this designer accessories shop on Venice's trendy Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Resembling a minimalist art gal... More
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium

    Start, of course, with the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Its Splash Zone, an interactive exhibit for kids, recently doubled in size—now you can walk “thro... More
  • Monterey Fish Market

    Opened in 1979 by a former chef, this sustainability-focused fish market on Pier 33 buys its catches from local boats, small suppliers, and nationa... More
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    Mount Hollywood Trail (Griffith Park)

  • Mount San Jacinto

    Visiting the peaks of Palm Springs’ Mount San Jacinto requires either an eight-minute ascent on the Palm Springs Aerial Tram or a lengthy drive to ... More
  • Mount Shasta

    The Mystery: This stunning snow-capped peak in the Cascade Mountain range, 60 miles south of the Oregon border, has long been considered one of the... More
  • Movino

    Visit the art-filled sultry little wine bar where residents and visitors alike mingle over glasses of regional favorites; the 54-bottle list includ... More
  • MTA Bikini Store

    Practiced beach combers head to MTA Bikini for all of their beachwear needs. This Venice Beach shop, a fairly no-frills, open-air venue, sells desi... More
  • Muir Woods

    Just outside San Francisco, feel like an ant next to the biggest living things on earth: the redwoods. More
  • Muir Woods Tour

    A naturalist and Sierra Club guide, Tom Martell gives informative tours of Muir Woods—a 1908 national monument that preserves old-growth redwoods. ... More
  • Municipal Winemakers

    Thirsty? Indulge in a tipple or two in the airy tasting room at this artsy winemaker, right in the heart of the “Funk Zone” neighborhood. Or, brows... More
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, LA

    The marquee cultural institution in downtown’s sunken California Plaza, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) dates to 1979 and specializes in work... More
  • Museum of Jurassic Technology

    Modeled after the 18th-century cabinet of curiosities, this unique museum is housed in an unassuming two-story building on Venice Boulevard. The da... More

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