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Seek summer adventure in the L.A. region
Seek summer adventure in the L.A. region

Answer summer's call to action. L.A.'s diverse terrain offers alfresco adventures from wild to mild, all just minutes away. Here's a rundown of some of the best outdoorsy fun. Kayaking  See marine life and giant kelp — and explore sea caves — while paddling along the cliff-lined coast from Abalone Cove to Cabrillo Beach on Xstreamline Sports' guided, half-day open-ocean Palos Verdes Tour. ($99 per person, Sundays and Mondays by reservation for groups of four to six people.) If you've never kayaked, their two-hour Introduction to Kayaking will show you how on the calm waters of the Inside Cabrillo Beach. ($59 per person.) To improve your...