Kayaking in California’s Sierras is a gorgeous and wild experience. From paddling on the Merced River out of Yosemite National Park to the crystal blue waters of Lake Tahoe, 15+ spots for kayaking and SUP in the Sierras.
Kayaking in San Diego County is a fun addition to visiting Southern California. Check out our recommendations for sea kayaking in La Jolla, estuaries and more.
Hiking at Palm Springs is one of the most unique things you can do in Southern California. Tips for the best trails and oases near Palm Springs and Joshua Tree, when to visit, wildlife and more.
San Diego’s Balboa Park is the cultural and activity center of the city. From the San Diego Zoo to art museums and gardens, everything you need to know to enrich your San Diego trip with Balboa Park.
The Yosemite Valley Tram Tour is a great way to experience the highlights of Yosemite National Park if you’re short on time or energy. See what to expect, how to book it, and find our why it’s one of the best National Park tours available.
There is no one destination on Earth that we’ve been to as many times as Disneyland. It’s actually shocking to start calculating how many hours we have spent in both …
The Wuksachi Lodge in Sequoia National Park is set in a beautiful location and has (surprisingly) spacious rooms. Find out about staying at the Wuksachi, things to do in Sequoia National Park and planning a trip to the Sierras of California.
Redwood National Park is a great family destination for getting into nature and learning about the giant coastal forest. Get ideas for things to do and parts of the park to visit on your California Coast road trip.
This three-day San Diego itinerary is awesome for enjoying the beaches, history, culture and nature of SD. Ideas for planning a long weekend trip to San Diego.
Disneyland vs Magic Kindom – what’s the similar, which has better attractions, food, and overall better experiences. We break down our favorite elements of the Disney Parks which are ALL OPEN NOW.
Great road trip plan through the California National Parks, from the Golden Gate Bridge to hot springs at Lassen National Volcanic Park. See Yosemite, Pinnacles Sequoia and more.
San Diego’s Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club and Bungalows is a great vintage stay close to Balboa Park. See what to expect from this old Hollywood destination hotel, one of the most fun places in San Diego.
By now you know how much fun we’ve had through the years in Disneyland and Walt Disney World, and now especially with our kids in the Parks. Both Disneyland and …
The most Instagramable spots in Disneyland include everything from the Castle to finding the details in the park. Photography tips and best ways to enjoy Disneyland.
Mammoth Lakes, California has so much cool geology to experience. From hot springs to bizarre petrified springs, you’ll be amazed and what you’ll find just outside Yosemite.
Visiting Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego is the perfect mix of nature, history and nautical interest. It’s ideal to add to family travel in SoCal and is a great budget friendly activity.
The Bodega Bay Lodge is a beautiful property set just off the beach on the Sonoma Coast of Northern California. Review and ideas for things to do in the Bodega Bay area of Sonoma County.
There are lots of great places to eat in Mammoth Lakes, California. See top picks for unique, healthy spots for breakfast, lunch and dinner before skiing or after hiking. So many choices, but these are guaranteed good.
There are more than 100 lighthouses in the USA. These picks are beautiful, easy to visit and make for picturesque road trip adventures, from the Florida Keys to the Oregon Coast.
The Best Western Plus Island Palms Resort Hotel in San Diego is ideal for families. Centrally located, great pools, and delicious restaurant, it’s a perfect San Diego hotel.
Outside of the National Park there are tons of things to do in Yosemite Country. From hiking in the Sierra National Forest to off-roading and horseback riding, our top picks for adventures outside the National Park.
Summer in Mammoth Lakes, California is full of fun things to do. While people usually think of Mammoth as a ski destination, it’s also full of summer hiking, kayaking, boating and more. See the best things to do in summertime!
Travel plan for an inexpensive San Diego family vacation that you’ll love. Free things to do in San Diego, best beaches, and where to stay to keep the costs down and still have an awesome SoCal trip.
What could be more perfect any time of year than a California Central Coast road trip? Nothing. Leaving the SoCal area out of Los Angeles and heading north up the …
We’ve just returned from our first family trip to Disneyland with all four of us and it was incredible. We were so fortunate to get to experience not just Disneyland …
We get a lot of questions about attending Pride events with kids. This year we flew to California and did the San Diego Pride celebration and had a great time. …
For as much time as we spend in California you’d think that we’d have hit up most of the awesome spots or at least had a good handle on places …
The Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite is ideal for exploring the quiet side of Yosemite National Park. From family cabins to rustic retreat lodging, the Evergreen Lodge has many options and is located very near Hetch Hetchy and Groveland, California.
Everybody seems to have an opinion about overrated sights and places to visit. Roadside attractions are totally cliched to stop at, but why not stop? Viewpoints on highways that have …
There is nothing like a California Coast road trip. That California life is so awesome with all that nature and sunshine. What better way to experience it than by doing …