5 Labor Day Weekend Destinations from Los Angeles

Labor Day Roadtrip Ideas from FIAT of Los Angeles"Road Sign" by Free-Photos via Pixabay (Public Domain CC 2.0)

Labor Day Weekend is one of the most popular times of year to jump in the car and go on a road trip. Whether it’s a romantic break or a family getaway, there are some fantastic destinations easily reached from Los Angeles for you to explore.

At FIAT of Los Angeles, we highly recommend the versatile 2017 FIAT 500X or fun-to-drive 2017 FIAT 124 Spider for your roadtrip, and here are five suggestions to make your Labor Day Weekend an experience to remember!

La Jolla, CA – 2 Hour Drive
La Jolla is a fantastic destination in San Diego County to enjoy some of the best beaches California has to offer. You can get energetic with some kayaking or jogging along a great boardwalk that extends along two miles of the coastline. The Valencia Hotel is an iconic place to stay, especially if you’re celebrating a wedding anniversary as it oozes sophistication and charm, set in the heart of the breathtaking beachside resort of La Jolla.

Santa Barbara, CA - 1 Hour and 30 Minute Drive
Just a short drive from LA is Santa Barbara, famed for its perfect beaches and stunning views of the ocean. There are a wide range of activities to indulge in for adults and all of the family, including wine-tasting, kayaking, exploring an art museum, or of course, enjoying the sun on the beach. There are affordable accommodation options, too, with the Presidio Motel or the Franciscan Inn, both recently renovated and offering great rates during Labor Day Weekend.

Cape Rey Resort and Spa - 1 Hour 50 Minute Drive
If you’re looking for the ultimate in luxury for your Labor Day Weekend, you can’t go wrong with the Cape Rey Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA. Here you can really indulge every whim in an ultra-stylish environment that’s full of elegance and sophistication. Shed the weight of the world in this spa resort that’s set in a stunning coastal area overlooking the Pacific Ocean, where you can also experience the best of local cuisine in some of the many eateries, bistros and restaurants around north San Diego County.

Family Fun in Carlsbad - 1 Hour and 30 Minutes’ Drive
Carlsbad is also where you’ll find LEGOLAND among other attractions, and there is a wealth of family-friendly restaurants to enjoy too. A family roadtrip to Carlsbad is always entertaining, and you can all enjoy beach fun there at the well-known Tamarack Surf Beach, where there are also watersports for those looking for a high-energy experience. You can choose to stay at the LEGOLAND’s brand new hotel, which has themed rooms to entertain all age ranges and plenty to keep the kids occupied while the grown-ups relax and take it easy.

Head Outdoors in Big Bear - 2 Hour Drive
This is a great weekend idea for a family group, particularly if you’re all partial to the great outdoors. Big Bear Lake is in San Bernardino County, CA and offers a wide range of activities including boating on Big Bear Lake or hiking in the surrounding forest. You can stay in The Lodge at Big Bear Lake, where there are around 150 rooms and suites designed for the ultimate in self-indulgence after a long day.

We are an established FIAT dealership with a large inventory of new FIAT vehicles for sale near Glendale, CA. If you’re looking to get the most from Labor Day Weekend, we can set you up with the perfect car whether you’re looking for your family or just yourself and your partner. Contact or visit us to test drive one of the many FIAT models we have for sale in Los Angeles, CA today!

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