It’s often mid-week or mid-spring when the hunger arises. Like the grumblings of our stomachs that creeps up just around 10 PM, it’s the need to be satiated but this time by a changing of scenery. However, when you don’t quite have the funds for a ticket to Tuscany, and your PTO is no mas, there’s always Ojai.
Even if you can’t swing a night, an afternoon here will renew your sense of adventure and your nomadic tendencies. That’s why on a Sunday at noon four girls piled into a Prius and headed for the orange-blossomed hills of California’s hidden hippie oasis. Read on to find our treasured Ojai past-times.
Why don’t you…
Grab a loaf of rye bread fresh off the counter of The Farmer and The Cook and a few other picnic accouterments and head for a shaded patch of grass just off the main road.
Snag a bottle of wine from The Ojai Vineyard to accompany said picnic.
Stop to smell the orange blossoms. This time of year the Ojai area is rampant with heavy hanging fruit trees. It’s a sight to see, and even more rewarding if you’re able to snag a few for the ride home.
Book a night at the Ojai Rancho Inn for a most romantic look at local Ojai life.
Take in the sounds of the valley with the Ojai Rancho Inn’s Folk Steady — first Sunday of every month you can catch live music & maybe even Jack Johnson if you’re lucky.
Fill your woven basket bag at Summer Camp with independent designer goods and souvenirs for your friends back home!
Heal your soul (and sore muscles) when you take a dip in Ojai’s most serene natural hot springs, Ecotopia. Book online.