Things to Do in Agoura Hills

Things to Do in Agoura Hills

Minutes away from Malibu and tucked within the Santa Monica Mountains is a town that perfectly captures quiet luxury. Agoura Hills embodies the lush escapism desired by those who want the tranquility of a charming locale with the accessibility of the bright vivacity of Malibu and its beaches. Though not often associated with the star-studded epicenter of Los Angeles, the community has a relaxed sense of glamor, making luxury homes for sale in Agoura Hills highly sought-after commodities.

Luxury home marketing specialist Deborah Kernahan has expert knowledge of the area and can guide you to an amazing property here. For those who want to explore their future hometown, here is a list of things to do in Agoura Hills.

Explore the natural splendor

Ladyface Mountain

4163-4599 Kanan Rd, Agoura Hills, CA

There are dozens of impeccable hiking spots in Agoura Hills and the surrounding region. However, Ladyface Mountain is unique for its panoramic views and beautiful trails. Furry friends are welcome on the two-mile trail as long as they stay on a leash. The views on the mountaintop show a stunning vista of Los Angeles County, with wildflowers and grass bordering the trail. Strap on your hiking shoes, and be ready to fall in love with this hidden gem.

Paramount Ranch

2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills, CA

When in the heart of California, it is impossible not to come across some pockets of the area that haven’t been immortalized on the silver screen. Perfect for those who want to merge their love of old Hollywood with natural beauty, Paramount Ranch was leased by the famous production studio Paramount Pictures back in 1923 and was used as the setting for famous shows like “Westworld” and “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.” Though the Woolsey Fire of 2018 destroyed most of Western Town, adventurers can explore the glorious hiking trails or ride on horseback.

Gardens of the World

2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA

For a more manicured exploration of nature, head to Gardens of the World in nearby Thousand Oaks. The pride and joy of Conejo Valley, the gardens were created and run by the Hogan Family Foundation as a monument to the landscape designs of different cultures and plant life from around the world. The beautiful gardens include the Japanese Garden, the French Garden and Water feature, the English Perennial Rose Garden, the Italian Garden, and the Mission Courtyard. Each one has a unique design and a celebration of botanical beauty.

Malibu Creek State Park

1925 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas, CA

With endless trails and natural beauty, Malibu Creek State Park is a go-to spot for outdoor excursions, from hiking and birdwatching to biking and more. Fans of the show M*A*S*H can even explore the famed TV show set with the landscape of exquisite scenery as a backdrop.

For the family

Art in Public Places

Founded by the city’s community services, this artistic scavenger hunt is a fun activity for families who love adventure. With the help of an app, families can search for each of the 18 art pieces throughout the city. Curated as a part of Agoura Hills’ public collection, the artwork is made of different mediums, from sculpture to murals. Kids can see fine art while exploring every corner of the city.

Agoura Hills Library

29901 Ladyface Ct, Agoura Hills, CA

The library is not just for bookworms, as Agoura Hills Library is known for its full calendar of events. Open to the public, families can attend one of the dozens of festivals, clubs, craft days, book readings, or movie screenings hosted by the library. From Agoura Readers Book Club to puppet shows, dandelion art classes, storytime, and sea glass art workshops, there is so much to learn and enjoy.

We Rock the Spectrum

30315 Canwood St, Agoura Hills, CA

What about those who have active little ones? We Rock the Spectrum is a dream spot for families with energetic toddlers. Designed as an indoor playground for children aged seven and younger, each station is meant to challenge the body and engage the mind, such as the make-believe area, the padded obstacle course, and a bouncy house. Once snack time rolls around, parents can sit back with free WiFi and enjoy the treats at the snack bar.

Entertainment and shopping

Regency Theatres Stadium 8

29045 Agoura Rd, Agoura Hills, CA 91301

If you’re up for a movie on the big screen, head to Regency Theatres on Agoura Road. With Dolby Atmos surround sound speakers, comfy stadium seating, and a game room, this is a comfortable and tons-of-fun way to spend an afternoon.

Whizin Market Square

28914 Roadside Dr, Agoura Hills, CA 91301

For a retail adventure, head to Whizin Market Square. Here, you’ll find dozens of locally-owned shops and unique boutiques, from the Agoura Antique Market and floral shops to Chandeliers +Tulips home decor. Search for a special gift for a loved one at MIXT - Fine Things, or check out the art gallery at realART and Studio CT. Whizin Market Square is also home to the Canyon Club, where you can enjoy a fantastic dinner of prime rib or boneless wings, watch a comedy show, and enjoy live music.

Enjoy the community events and festivities

Reyes Adobe Days Fall Festival

For top-notch fun for the whole family, don’t miss the Reyes Adobe Days Fall Festival every October in Reyes Adobe Park & Historical Site. With movie nights, live concerts, bike races and runs, a parade, tons of vendors, food trucks, and more, this is a celebration you don’t want to miss.

The Great Race of Agoura Hills

As the most popular running event in Conejo Valley, the Great Race of Agoura Hills has been celebrating fitness and health for 39 years. Racers can participate in numerous races, including a 5K downhill run through nature, a 1-mile jog, the Chesebro Half Marathon, and a scenic 10K run through Old Agoura along Cheseboro Canyon.

The Topanga Banjo-Fiddle Contest & Folk Festival

Head to Paramount Ranch for a ton of springtime fun, including featured MC performances, live concerts, and more from aspiring musicians on a series of five stages. Listen to the live bluegrass and folk music performances, check out the food trucks, do some crafts, and head to the petting zoo with the kids.

Get started today!

Are you ready to have these amenities in your own backyard? Reach out to luxury home marketing specialist Deborah Kernahan of Kernahan Associates for a chance to find your dream home in Agoura Hills real estate. With over 30 years of experience to back up her top-notch reputation, Deborah is the expert you want on your side.

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