About the author

Superoo, Michele Whiteaker, lives 20 minutes away from the beach in sunny Southern California. She helped Trekaroo put together a list of what to bring to the beach with kids packed in the family backpack and beach bag with ideas that originally appeared on her NaturePlayTrips.com site.

Top Tips on What to Take to the Beach with Kids

If you’re new to beach trips with kids or live far away from the coast, it may not be easy to know what to take to the beach. I usually have everything except lunches pre-packed, so I just have to grab our bags and go!
Channel Islands

A Tale of Two Harbors: Channel Islands and Ventura

Even among Southern California locals, there is confusion between Ventura Harbor in Ventura and Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard. Both are great destinations and with a little bit of information, are quite easy to find and explore.