Located only 10 miles east of the beaches of Malibu, Calabasas in part of the Rim of the Valley Corridor mountains encircling the San Fernando, La Crescenta, Santa Clarita, Simi and Conejo Valleys of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.
Summers in Calabasas range around 90 degrees or hotter, and winters are mild, providing typical Southern California mellow weather. Good Nite Inn Calabasas is located along Highway 101 north of Los Angeles in beautiful rolling hills that lead to a fantastic drive through the Santa Monica Mountains toward Pepperdine University and the Pacific Ocean.
According to the City of Calabasas, the name of the city means pumpkin, squash, or gourd.
The City has been working on a master plan for bicycle riding in Calabasas.
In 2010 a community theater group formed to provide live stage entertainment and plays. Appearances are held at Calabasas Library Amphitheatre, 200 Civic Center Way, Calabasas, CA 91302. Tel: (818) 436-0530. calabasastheatre.org
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center 23400 Park Sorrento, Calabasas, CA 91302 for details call: (818) 222-2782
Includes an interpretive trail and a house dating back to homesteading times and a year round stream. The Center offers weekend educational programs, special events and restoration activities. Across from the Center on Mulholland Highway is Wild Walnut Park with hiking trails and picnic benches. 3815 Old Topanga Road, Calabasas. (818) 591-1701 mountainstrust.org
One of the most scenic parks in the California State Park system, Malibu Creek State Park was the filming site of the M*A*S*H television series and Planet of Apes movie. Comprised of 4,000 acres with a waterfall and 15-mile stream, visitors can enjoy hiking, fishing, horse trails, mountain bike trails and a campground. The visitor center is open on weekends. 1925 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas (818) 880-0367
Provides information on outdoor recreation offered in the Santa Monica Mountains national and state parks and conservancy parklands. Maps, books and gift items are available for purchase. Horseback riding, back packing, hiking, mountain biking, camping, and outdoor nature programs are some things you can enjoy here. 401 Hillcrest Avenue, Thousand Oaks (805) 370-2301 nps.gov/samo
One of the most stunning locales in the Santa Monica Mountains, 588-acre King Gillette Ranch is situated in the heart of the Malibu Creek Watershed, by the confluence of five major tributaries, and adjacent to Malibu Creek State Park. This scenic parkland at the lower end of the Las Virgenes Valley is a haven for larger mammals of the Santa Monica Mountains. At the same time, it offers a rare unspoiled view of California’s rich archeological, cultural, and historic resources, including a Chumash settlement, and nationally significant structures designed for razor magnate King C. Gillette in the 1920’s by Wallace Neff, architect of California’s Golden Age.
Leonis Adobe Museum is the City Cultural Monument #1. The Leonis Adobe Museum is dedicated to restoring, preserving, and sharing the last of the old west. Here, you can experience California ranch life of the late 1800s... visit a Victorian-style early Los Angeles home... see what a jail was like in the Wild West... enjoy a picnic in picturesque Calabasas Creek Park with its antique ironwork, lovely gardens, and recreated Chumash village.
An internationally awarded European-village styled open-air shopping center offering over thirty-five diverse shopping, dining and entertainment venues. The Commons Concierge is available on weekends to assist with dinner reservations, Edwards movie listings, gift assistance, Caruso gift certificates, travel arrangements, event tickets, general center information and more. Located off Calabasas Road and Park Granada on Commons Way.
Calabasas’ renovated 1800′s western town offering shopping, dining and a walking tour. Calabasas Red Trolley provides service between Old Town Calabasas and The Commons at Calabasas. Located along Calabasas Road, west of Valley Circle Boulevard/ Mulholland Drive.
A short and easy stroll along the Pacific Ocean, featuring a beautiful lagoon filled with birds, one of surfing's landmark beaches, the Malibu Pier, and the historic Adamson House.