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If you ask us, summer in SoCal isn't complete without at least one jaunt down south to Laguna — especially with Pageant of the Masters in full swing, right now. Because seriously, watching art come to life on stage with the sea breeze providing even more mise-en-scène is simply bliss.
Plus, there's a surprising wealth of nooks and crannies to explore in the small beach town — and since you typically only have a weekend to get into the groove — we're debriefing you on the sweet spots that will make your trip totally unforgettable. And don't worry, we doubt any of The Hills cast will make a cameo!
Photographed by Hailley Howard
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