Run Into Wilderness
Whether you enjoy casual strolls down the tree-lined streets or more robust outdoor recreation, you have a multitude of choices all year long in Lake Forest. Perfect for single, partner, and family fun, the Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park has 1,500 acres of trails and woods for mountain biking, hiking, and wildlife-watching. Jogging and walking trails are also on hand. The Heritage Historical Park gives residents the option to enjoy acres of lush green grass for picnics and group exercise and also features a fully renovated collection of historical buildings showing the way the area looked hundreds of years ago.
Great Eats 24/7
For the ultimate in convenience, there are hundreds of eateries sprinkled across Lake Forest to accommodate cravings such as breakfast for dinner, sushi rolls mid-afternoon, or pizza at all hours of the night. Many locals swear that World Famous Tommy's is THE place to have breakfast, lunch, or dinner and their specialty burgers have a cult following across the So Cal area. If Mexican food is your vice, you should check out the authentic fare at Albatros. Open 24 hours a day, this eatery serves up amazing carne asada fries and a killer $5 burrito.
Once the sun sets on your busy day, treat yourself right with a night out on the town on your own, with your significant other, or group of friends. The Gypsy Lounge is known for showcasing a variety of international music acts and offers a very casual, mellow atmosphere that is complemented by the beverage of your choice from craft beer, indie wine, or coffee from around the globe. Boscoes and Boddy D's also have good live music from time to time. If you like smaller, pub-like places, The Pub on El Toro fits the bill with a cozy booth just waiting for your arrival.