Your Guide to Outsite's California Locations

For those who crave a bit of adventure in their work/life, consider the following California road/train trip itinerary.

People have flocked to California ever since the gold rush of 1848-1855. Today, prospectors have been replaced by aspiring actors, artists, tech prodigies and now — remote workers. Without the restraints of a typical 9-to-5, workers with a flexible office policy as well as those who are completely remote can experience working and living from the best coast without breaking the bank.

At Outsite, we love California and want to give our members and guests the opportunity to fall in love as well. The Outsite California Experience is a limited time opportunity for you to reserve 3, 10, or 30 (non) consecutive nights in a co-living villa across our California locations — San Diego, Venice, Santa Cruz, and Lake Tahoe.


We offer fully equipped, co-working spaces at each of our locations, plus you’ll be sharing a gorgeous villa with like-minded remote workers and entrepreneurs. So no worries, your California experience will not only grow your network and inspire productivity, but perhaps also be tax deductible. Besides co-living and co-working with a pre-vetted community of like-minded remote workers and travelers, we can also help to arrange opportunities for co-traveling across CA. 

Some who take advantage of this offer might choose to spend all their nights in one location (I visited San Diego once and never left), but for those who crave a bit of adventure in their work/life, consider the following CA road/train trip. 



Whether you are a native Californian, a transplant, or a tourist, we highly suggest spending at least a few nights at our Encinitas location. Less than 30 minutes from downtown San Diego, Encinitas has been voted the #1 Surf Town in America with a laid back vibe and world-class beaches.

With an average year-round temperature of 70 degrees and more beaches than you can count, San Diego is the quintessential fun-in-the-sun escape. This beautiful beachside house is located in Encinitas, voted Best surf town in the U.S. by Surfer magazine.

Take in the ocean view from the shared workspace and relax after hours in the hot tub. You can borrow a bike and cruise into downtown Encinitas for some tasty fish tacos and hip shops or take a 2-minute stroll to the beach and play in the Pacific.

Once you’ve soaked up the San Diego sun and a surfer mentality, move up the coast towards Venice Beach, CA — the hub of creativity and culture in Los Angeles. San Diego to Los Angeles is great if you’re looking for a relatively short road trip. It’s just 2-3 hours, depending on traffic — giving you time to enjoy attractions along the way.


You’ll travel through Carlsbad and Orange County, enjoying the beautiful sights of crystal waters, chic resorts, vineyards and orange groves, before arriving at the bright lights of legendary LA.

No worries if you don’t have a car, California is connected by one of the country's best train systems, with epic views of the coast along the way. From San Diego to Venice, the train ride is just over 4 hours.

Our new Venice house is a classic mix of modern architecture and designated workspaces, a block away from the beach! Walk along historic canals, explore the Venice Beach boardwalk or stroll through Abbot Kinney, the “coolest block in America.”



Had your fill of urban beach culture and ready for a bit more of a cozy, forest scene? On your way to Outsite Santa Cruz, you’ll hit mission towns and stretches coast to explore. It’s not too long of a trip, so you can take it all in at a nice, leisurely pace without losing track of your workflow.  

There are plenty of opportunities to stretch your legs with bikes trails and hikes through beautiful redwood groves in the many coastal California state parks.

Once you reach Santa Cruz you’ll be in awe of the many diverse ecosystems located in a relatively small area. The Outsite villa is located one block from the ocean and scenic West Cliff Drive. There are several great beaches, quiet hidden coves and bay views within minutes of your front door. Outsite Santa Cruz is the only beach villa with co-working spaces in the San Francisco Bay Area.



Despite what you might have heard, California isn’t just beaches. Head northeast to explore the world famous Lake Tahoe. If you’re headed to Lake Tahoe during the winter months, we suggest packing your heavy coats, skis and snowboards - there won’t be much surfing here. 

Outsite’s forest mountain lodge features over 4,100 square feet of living/working space. The luxury home is located in the popular Angora Heights area in South Lake Tahoe. Work in our fully-equipped co-working space, or enjoy the many skiing, hiking, kayaking and other outdoor activities just beyond your doorstep.



Located only steps away from pristine beaches, forested trails, and world-class slopes — all of our California homes are bright, spacious and provide the luxury coastal lifestyle, without the California price tag. Check them out today.


Words: Annie Brown // Professional California Enthusiast

Photographs: Outsite

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