The Pacific Palisades, a Westside neighborhood nestled between the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, is one of LA’s most sought-after areas. From sandy beaches to hikes with a view, gourmet restaurants to luxury shopping, this neighborhood has it all. Discover a dream day living in the Pacific Palisades.
7 a.m. Coffee + breakfast at Caffe Luxxe
Start the day with an espresso and organic croissant from Caffe Luxxe, one of the Westside’s best coffee roasters. The Morning Becomes Eclectic espresso blend has notes of baker’s chocolate, brûlée, and cedarwood.
8 a.m. Walk to Inspiration Point in Will Rogers State Historic Park
Take the dogs on the two-mile loop to Inspiration Point in Will Rogers State Historic Park. Will Rogers’ former ranch is the perfect spot for a dog-friendly morning hike to enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean, the Santa Monica Mountains, and downtown LA.
10:30 a.m. Shopping at Erewhon Palisades
After your walk, swing by Erewhon Palisades, an upscale grocer specializing in organic, sustainable, and local products. Sip on a Coconut Cloud Smoothie while you shop for produce to make veggie bowls at home for lunch.
2:30 p.m. Arts + culture at the Eames Foundation
Take the family on a guided tour of the Eames House, where design pioneers Charles and Ray Eames lived and worked. Learn about the history of the home and the Eames’ life and art on a 90-minute tour.
OR 2:30 p.m. Relax at Will Rogers State Beach
Enjoy an afternoon swimming, sunbathing, watching surfers, and playing beach volleyball with the family at Will Rogers State Beach. The three-mile sandy beach is less crowded than neighboring beaches and an ideal spot for a lazy, warm afternoon.
4:30 p.m. Retail therapy at Palisades Village
Feel like shopping? Palisades Village offers a curated collection of independent boutiques and heritage brands, including Bottega Veneta, Diptyque, Aesop, Officine Générale, Carbon38, ZIMMERMANN, and more.
8 p.m. Date night at The Draycott
Cap off the day with dinner on the patio at The Draycott, a California-meets-Britain brasserie highlighting local and seasonal ingredients. Savor the lobster cornet, jamón ibérico, roasted miso eggplant, and cauliflower cheese, alongside a bottle of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut.