{{OR, In the middle of nowhere,   In the middle of it all}}

By Misty Hall

Ojai has long been nicknamed Shangri-La. And it’s no wonder, with its beautiful surroundings and relaxed vibe. People vacation here to get away from it all, to escape from the chaos of the city.

But even though Ojai is a small community, it’s actually pretty close to just about everything you could ever want to do — whether that’s Rodeo Drive or rural drives, Big Sur or Little China.

That’s why, this week, we’re talking proximity. Here are some of my favorite day-trips (by foot, bike, and by car) that you can take right from your doorstep in the Ojai Valley.

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