Best Budget-Friendly Activities in Oceanside, California
June 8, 2024

Are you looking for budget-friendly activities in Oceanside? Whether you are on a family vacation or a local looking for things to do, there are plenty of adventures that won't drain your pocket. We go there all the time and love it! Oceanside, California, located along the beautiful California coast, is a fantastic beach town offering an array of budget-friendly activities. Known for its stunning sandy beaches and the longest wooden pier on the West Coast, Oceanside is a great place for the entire family to enjoy without breaking the bank. Whether you're a local or a visitor from downtown San Diego or Los Angeles, there are plenty of free and low-cost options to explore. Oceanside Pier and Beaches The iconic Oceanside Pier is a must-visit. It's a …

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Family-Friendly Things to Do in San Francisco: A Comprehensive Guide
February 10, 2024

Are you looking for family-friendly things to do in San Fransisco? The San Fransisco Bay Area has some great things to do with kids. Whether it's for a day trip or your family is just passing through while on a road trip to San Diego, there are so many of my favorite things to do on this list. San Francisco is a vibrant city teeming with family-friendly activities that cater to visitors of all ages. From landmarks like the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to interactive museums, there's no shortage of fun things to do in the City by the Bay. Whether you're exploring Golden Gate Park or soaking in the sights at Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco offers an array of experiences that are sure to …

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Best Things to do at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, (San Diego)
February 4, 2024

Are you looking for the best things to do at Kona Kai Resort & Spa in San Diego? You have come to the right place. Check out all the amenities and activities available at Kona Kai. family pool We had a lot of changes this year, as did many families. One of them was having my father-in-law move in with us unexpectedly. The kids love it and we have now settled into a routine but it was quite an adjustment. Another adjustment was going on vacation altogether. I wasn't sure how this multigenerational vacation would turn out. It's already a challenge going on a road trip with kids. Second, we all had to share space! I certainly don't like sharing space, even with my own family when on vacation. But …

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15 Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood: The Must-Do Attractions for 2024
September 25, 2023

If you're looking for the best rides at Universal Studios Hollywood, look no further! We've put together a list of the must-do attractions at this world-famous theme park in southern California. From thrilling roller coasters to family-friendly rides, there's something for everyone. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip to Universal Hollywood today! Table of contentsJurassic World: The RideKing Kong 360 3-DHarry Potter and the Forbidden JourneyThe Simpsons RideThe Secret Life of PetsFast and Furious - SuperchargedRevenge of the Mummy - The RideFlight of the Hippogriff Despicable Me Minion MayhemWorld-Famous Studio TourSilly Swirly Fun RideWaterWorld: A live Sea War SpectacularHollywood Rip Ride RockitTransformers: The RideKung Fu PandaWatch out for Character Sightings!Don't forget Universal Citywalk. Best rides at Universal Studios Hollywood Jurassic World: The Ride …

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13 Top Fun Things to do at San Diego Zoo
September 13, 2023

Are you looking for fun things to do at San Diego Zoo? There are so many things to do, but you can squeeze everything in a whole day if you read on and grab a zoo map! San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance What beats being outside in sunny San Diego, exploring one of the best zoos in the world? Just north of downtown San Diego, you can experience San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance and the wonders of wildlife in their own natural habitat. San Diego Zoo is in Balboa Park, which also offers many family friendly things to do like visit the gardens, museums, performing arts and restaurants. The San Diego Zoo is one of the largest zoos in the world with some fascinating animals like the polar …

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Discover Comfort and Convenience at Peacock Suites, Anaheim
August 26, 2023

When it comes to finding the perfect place to stay during your visit to the magical world of Disneyland and the bustling city of Anaheim, look no further than Peacock Suites, Anaheim. Nestled in a prime location on South Anaheim Boulevard, Peacock Suites offers a variety of spacious suites within walking distance of the Anaheim Convention Center, Disneyland Park, and Downtown Disney. This suite hotel provides a range of amenities and services that cater to your every need, ensuring a memorable and comfortable stay. Spacious Suites for Every Occasion Peacock Suites, Anaheim boasts an array of accommodations to suit any traveler's needs. Each living space is thoughtfully designed to provide the utmost comfort, from cozy one-bedroom units to roomy two-bedroom suites. The suites feature separate living and …

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Hotel Lulu: A Budget Friendly Hotel for Kids in Anaheim
August 7, 2023

I know you are thinking that there is no such thing as an upscale, budget friendly hotel for kids, but I am here to tell you about Hotel Lulu in Orange County and what it has to offer families like ours. We are a multi generational family with two boys under 9-years-old and my father in law who recently moved in with us. front of Hotel Lulu We needed a budget friendly place to stay in Anaheim. Even though Hotel Lulu is 2 blocks from Disneyland Park, 2 blocks from Anaheim Convention Center, a couple blocks from Anaheim Gardenwalk, we really wanted to stay close to home (or hotel). It was a total bonus that everything was in walking distance. I’m also talking about a family friendly …

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Crystal Cove National Park: Exploring the Coastal Gem of Orange County
July 30, 2023

We recently visited Crystal Cove National Park, and if you are looking for a beach in Southern California that is nothing like the usual California beaches, this is the place to be! Crystal Cove National Park, located in Orange County, Southern California, is a breathtaking coastal wonder that offers visitors a slice of paradise. Nestled between the iconic Laguna Beach and Newport Beach, this park is easily accessible via the scenic Pacific Coast Highway.  Crystal Cove Beach With its miles of pristine beaches, tide pools, and rugged wilderness areas, Crystal Cove is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Check out this captivating destination, and explore its unique features, recreational activities, and historical significance. Crystal Cove State Beach - A Coastal Delight At the heart of the park …

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Club Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort; Amenities for the Whole Family to Enjoy
June 2, 2023

We recently stayed at the Club Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort. It's an amenity-packed Mediterranean-style resort located in beautiful Oceanside, California. With its tower-top lounges, outdoor pool, game room, and fitness center, this resort offers plenty of fun for the whole family! For those looking to explore the thrills of San Diego County, the Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort is a great place to start. Located at 109 N. Myers St., this hotel offers guests over 3,000 square feet of space with its spacious sundeck, whirlpool tub (hot tub), and outdoor swimming pool. All this with the longest active recreational pier in the world just steps away. Whether you’re looking to take a ride on California's famous recreational pier, take part in daily activities like whale …

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19 Things to do at the Carlsbad Flower Fields; Get the Most out of Your Visit
April 30, 2023

This is a sponsored post, however, all opinions are my own. Are you looking for things to do at the Carlsbad Flower Fields? There are so many options, but my favorite was the Tractor Wagon ride. We did this first, and I'm so glad we did. Table of contentsParking at the Carlsbad Flower FieldsWhen Can You See Flower Fields in Carlsbad?The History of the Carlsbad RanchThings to do at the Carlsbad RanchTake a Tractor Wagon RideGo on a Walking Tour at The Flower Fields Visit the Cymbidium Orchid GreenhouseTake a Scenic Walk on the Nearby Paseo del Norte WalkwayCheck out the Onsite Gift Shop at the Carlsbad Flower FieldsVisit the Butterfly GardenVisit the Artist GardensCheck out the Food trucks at the Flower FieldsVisit Santa's PlaygroundCheck out …

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Top Family Friendly Things to do in Oceanside, California
March 27, 2023

It's so hot here in Arizona!  But I do prefer the dry heat to Florida's humidity. I've noticed that this is the time many people escape to California for a cool break. California weather is absolutely beautiful and it is the perfect place to check out some family-friendly activities with the kids, including beach days. We had been to Anaheim a few months prior and loved it. This time we wanted to see more of the beach, along with hitting up some family-friendly things to do, so we decided to visit Oceanside. We also checked out the Oceanside Calendar of Events to see what kind of kid's activities are available in Oceanside while we were there. It turns out that there are tons of fun things to do with …

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13 Fun Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Anaheim, California; From Garden Walk to Disneyland
February 19, 2023

We recently took a 7 hour road trip heading to Anaheim to visit Disneyland and Knottsberry Farm for the first time. The kids were super excited! We took our essentials (17 suitcases and 25 duffel bags, just kidding...) and headed out on the road.  While preparing for this trip we scoped out some hotels and timeshares  to figure out the best locations to stay so we would be close to everything, including restaurants, shopping, and of course Knottsberry Farm and Disneyland. Our main concerns were: Table of contentsAnaheim, CaliforniaPeacock Suites ResortsThe Activity Center at the Peacock Suites ResortsAmenities at the Peacock Suites ResortsDisneylandDisney's Downtown Disney DistrictThe Shops at Garden Walk Orange, CaliforniaHuntington BeachWahoo's Fish TacoSurf MuseumKnottsberry FarmHonda CenterThe City National Grove of Anaheim Anaheim Brewery Anaheim, California It is a vibrant city …

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29 Fun Things to Do at Knott's Berry Farm with Kids
October 14, 2022

I received tickets in exchange for the post. All opinions are my own. Looking for something fun to do with the kids? Knott's Berry Farm in Southern California, has you covered! This 160-acre theme park has lots of fun rides for kids, games, and attractions. Your family will have a blast spending the day at this amusement park. Let's take a closer look at some of the best things to do at Knott's Berry Farm with kids. Pack your bags and get ready for some fun in Buena Park. Height Requirements for Knott's Berry Farm Whether you have some thrill seekers, little kids or big kids, I would check out height requirements and height restrictions before going. It will make it easier to plan your trip. Table of contentsHeight …

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15 FAQs for Visiting Universal Studios Hollywood™ for 2024
August 24, 2021

Are you planning a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood? There are so many FAQs people have when visiting this amazing Theme Park and Real Life Film Studio. A lot of people ask questions like: how much are Universal Studios Hollywood tickets? Is it pregnant-friendly? I got you! Keep scrolling. Universal Studios Hollywood and Answers to FAQs are down below. Universal Studios Hollywood™ is one of the most popular theme parks in California. It is Universal Orlando Resort's sister theme park located in Universal City, California, opening in 1964 as a theme park. But it opened in 1912 as a movie studio. It's a place for people to come and have an amazing time, whether it be with their children or friends, a California …

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