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LEGOLAND Hotel Review

Pirate Ship in the lobby of the LEGOLAND hotel is California

The LEGOLAND Hotel is located steps from the LEGOLAND, California entrance. LEGOLAND California is located in beautiful the beautiful sea side city of Carlsbad in North County San Diego. It…

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Pantai Inn – La Jolla California – Review

Pantai Inn La Jolla

Steps from the beach in scenic La Jolla, California is the lovely Pantai Inn.  This all suites, luxury boutique hotel is perfect for couples, a getaway with friends, and especially…

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10 pictures that are going to make you want to take a family vacation to La Jolla right now!

la jolla cliffs

La Jolla, California is a one of a kind beach city just outside of downtown San Diego. Crystal clear beaches, ocean breezes, and world class dining brings guests from all…

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10 pictures that are gonna make you want to go to Volcano Bay right now!

huge water slides at volcano bay

The much anticipated Volcano Bay opened in Orlando Florida this Summer.  This gigantic Orlando Water Park is joining the Universal Studios family.  Volcano Bay is a perfect addition to Universal…

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Hero Up! Summer of Heroes at the Disneyland Resort!

mission breakout

Marvel fans, rejoice!  It is time to Hero Up and get yourself to the Disneyland Resort! Summer of Heroes is in full swing at Disney California Adventure Park!  New rides,…

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13 pictures that will make you want to drop everything and go to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

Harry Potter is life in our house.  Our big kids love reading the books, watching the movies, and won’t stop talking about it in between.  We were not surprised when…

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Tenaya Lodge – Family Resort in Yosemite

yosemite lodge

For our first family road trip to Yosemite, our family was thrilled to visit Tenaya Lodge!  When we told friends we were going to Yosemite, most asked where we were…

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Number One Family Friendly Excursion in Yosemite

Yosemite Sugar Pine Railroad

Our latest adventure to Yosemite National Forest was one we will never forget.  Our kids are still fairly young and not experienced hikers.  We researched several family friendly excursions in…

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The Anaheim Hotel – Review & Pictures

anaheim hotel olympic sized pool

Our family loves to visit Anaheim California.  Orange County California is the home of Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Medieval Times, and so many more fun places!  If you are traveling…

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Knott’s Soak City is open for Summer 2017!

lazy river

Knott’s Soak City is officially open for summer fun!  Knott’s Soak City is an awesome Water Park located in Buena Park California.  Knott’s Berry Farm has been a family tradition…

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Medieval Times in Orange County! Family four pack giveaway!

medieval times tournament show

Medieval Times is for the whole family! As summer approaches we can’t wait to share as many fun ways to enjoy Southern California as possible. Today we are sharing about…

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10 photos that will make you want to visit Yosemite right now.

child in yosemite

Yosemite National Park is a treasure.  We recently enjoyed our first family trip to Yosemite, and I am not exaggerating when I say our hearts are forever changed. We of…

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A day at Sonoma Raceway in anticipation of Cars 3! #Cars3Event

sonoma cars

Racing fans know of the world famous Sonoma Raceway. If I am being honest, before my trip to Pixar for Cars 3 I had very little knowledge when it came…

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Tips for a Successful Road Trip with Kids

juice box for road trips

With Spring Break just around the corner I bet many of our readers are planning road trips.  We recently returned from a road trip up the California Coast to Monterey. …

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Family fun in Monterey California for Spring Break!

sanctuary cruises monterey

Spring Break is just around the corner!  Monterey California is the perfect place to consider traveling as a family.  We have enjoyed Monterey for years and we always find something…

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Why We Choose to Travel with Our Kids

boy holding baby turtle

The other day I watched as my 13 year old devoured his waffle breakfast and then ran to collect his backpack and shoes for school.  I thought to myself, who…

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Summer of Heroes coming to Disney California Adventure Park – meet Groot!

Meet Groot at Disney California Adventure Park

There is always something new at the Disneyland Resort and this year is going to have Marvel fans happy dancing! Guardians of the the Galaxy  – Mission : BREAKOUT! Opens…

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How to get FREE coffee and treats at Disney!

downtonw disney starbucks coffee

Everyone knows our family loves Disneyland and Walt Disney World.  We are experts in saving money and stretching a budget at Disney. How about free coffee at Disney? I have…

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Celebrate “Grinchmas” at Universal Studios Hollywood

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Universal Studios Hollywood™ and Universal CityWalk®  are all decked out for the holidays! Universal Studios is located in Hollywood California.  This unique theme…

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5 Reasons Why Knott’s Berry Farm is Great for Families with Little Ones – Knott’s Season Pass Giveaway

rides

Just in time for the holidays we have an amazing giveaway from one of our favorite partners! Knott’s Berry Farm is the perfect day out for families with little ones. …

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Travel

family travelOur family loves to travel!  We love to share our expert *ish* tips from our family and couple travels!  Come along as we enjoy day trips in SoCal like Disneyland, LEGOLAND, Laguna Beach, San Diego, and more!  We also love to share about our travel to Hawaii, Costa Rica, San Francisco, Yosemite and more!  Read our stories, you might just want to book your vacation and pack your suitcase!