Explore the Best Family-Friendly Beaches in Southern California. Photo by: Bigstock/Dudarev Mikhail Yes- we California dudes think that the beaches in the Golden State are some of the best in the world. Several of the most famous of the sand-swept shores are right here in Southern California. Use this guide to find the best beach […]
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This list of the top 10 things to do in Los Angeles with kids will guide your family to many of these wonderful family-friendly places.
Photo by: Flickr/Breezy Baldwin Over a lunch of cheese and crackers- typical fare in my house- I asked my kids, “What do you know about Puerto Rico?” One kid said it was an island. Another impressed me knowing that it was near a gulf. Now, I have to point out that we live in California. […]
There may not be snow on the ground, and the shining sun may make it feel like the perfect 75 degrees, but decorations are popping up at every corner and special holiday events are being held almost daily.
It may not ever really feel like winter in San Diego, but despite our near-perfect weather there is still plenty to do to celebrate the holiday season. Visit Santa, ice skate near the beach, see real (ok, man-made) snow and more.
Photo by: BigStock/joyfull As I tucked my only daughter into bed and kissed her sweet 7-year-old face, I couldn’t help but think, “Am I crazy to take her and her brothers on a big road trip the next day into the snowy mountains and trust her on a ski lift and to fly down a […]
Trick or treating in a hotel? Snow falling in the lobby? Sleeping in a cozy Wolf Den with a lit up Christmas tree? Splashing at an indoor water park? If your kids say – oh yes, please – then make plans to visit a Great Wolf Lodge this holiday season for howling fun. Howl-O-Ween at […]
Photo by: Mark Woolcott “Play is really the work of childhood.” – Mr. Rogers Learning, play, and adventure are the key elements of the new Epic Discovery at Vail Mountain – and there is no more beautiful place to experience these as a family. Families can connect, create memories, and work together to overcome obstacles […]
Through the years, I have learned some tricks of the trade through trial and error, and from fellow campers, family-travel bloggers, and experts like the folks at KOA. I’m happy to share those tips with you so that you too can have a great camping experience this summer!