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Celebrate the Release of Walkabout Malibu to Mexico!

Welcome to the Walkabout Community

We're celebrating the release of Walkabout Malibu to Mexico: Hiking Inn to Inn on the Southern California Coast traversing 200 miles of beautiful Southern California coastline.

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We invite you to read and share stories about inn to inn vacations, in California and around the world.

With a light daypack and a few reservations you can travel for days on California's breathtaking coastline or in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, each night recovering your energy with a delicious meal, a comfortable bed, and maybe even a hot tub. Hiking inn to inn is an age old tradition. Enjoy and share stories, pictures and resources about human-powered travel from around the world.

Learn more about inn to inn hiking vacations in California, become a member, or purchase Walkabout guides or the books.

Walkabout Malibu to Mexico Has Arrived!

Walkabout Malibu to Mexico

Hiking Inn to Inn on the Southern California Coast

We're excited to announce Walkabout Malibu to Mexico now available! The Walkabout Malibu to Mexico vacation guidebook makes it easy to plan and enjoy self-guided inn-to-inn hikes along 200 continuous miles of magnificent coastline from north of L.A. to the border with Mexico. Stroll seductive beaches. Explore wildlife preserves teeming with shorebirds along the Pacific Flyway. Hike the coastal bluffs and rocky shores of isolated peninsulas. Walk miles of secluded shorelines where your only companions may be migrating whales, pods of dolphins, harbor seals, and sea lions. Discover crystalline coves and pocket beaches. Enjoy charming coastal villages, great art scenes, wild people-watching, fun nightlife, and delightful inns. 

Explore and savor the Southern California Coast at two miles an hour. Take a walkabout – hiking inn-to-inn.


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