Southern California

Ice Cream Shops Los Angeles

Top 4 Los Angeles Ice Cream Shops

In Los Angeles, they take our ice cream very seriously. With just one quick Yelp search you’ll quickly understand what I am talking about. From more classic spots like Yogurtland…

Point Fermin Lighthouse

Point Fermin Lighthouse, San Pedro CA

Visit Point Fermin Lighthouse For many years the Point Fermin Lighthouse has been at the top of my list as “one of the places I need to visit.” I have…

Disneyland With Kids Survival Guide

Disneyland With Kids Survival Guide

Tips and Tricks to Surviving Disneyland with Kids A solo trip to Disneyland with just the kids? You mean visiting the happiest and most crowded place on Earth WITHOUT an…

Olvera Street, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plaza Historic District

Los Angeles Plaza Historic District (El Pueblo de Los Angeles). Sound familiar? I doubt it. But what if I mentioned Olvera Street? I bet you would know exactly what I…

Lighthouses California

Top 15 California Lighthouses to Visit

Tour California Lighthouse Guide When the California Gold Rush came into full swing in 1850, California and the San Francisco Bay became a magnet for tall ships delivering goods and…

Christmas Disneyland

Disneyland During the Christmas Holiday Season

Disneyland during the Christmas holiday season is magical enough to warm the most cynical of hearts. It’s hard to stay jaded when surrounded with delighted children, fully committed character actors,…

Los Angeles Vacations Family Friendly

Family Friendly Los Angeles Vacations

A vacation in Los Angeles can take on many forms, but the stereotype (and most popular) involves tours around the homes of famous people, learning to surf some of the…

southern california beach campgrounds

Southern California Campgrounds By The Beach

Use this Southern California beaches camping guide to learn about campground facilities and amenities, so you can decide which would be a good fit for your next trip. Whether you…

Irvine best tourist place

Top 10 best tourist attractions in Irvine

Inhabited about 2000 years ago by the Gabrieleño indigenous group, the land was later explored by a Spanish explorer which has now become a master-planned city of Orange County, California,…

Anza Borrego

5 Tips for Visiting Anza Borrego CA

The largest desert park in the United States lies just two hours east of San Diego with 500 miles of dirt roads to explore its vast wilderness. But don’t let…

Ocean Beach Point Loma

Point Loma & Ocean Beach

Point Loma is one of the Jewels of San Diego, California. A 150-year-old lighthouse crowns the seaward tip of Point Loma.  It is now a museum featuring all the furnishings…

Day trips near San Diego

3 Perfect Day trips near San Diego

Well hello there, August. The slow easiness of summer is finally starting to sink in. While the first few months of the season were packed with over-stimulating, big-buzz events like…

Encinitas California Beach Vacation

Spending some vacation time in Encinitas California should be pretty laid back. There are several beaches, a botanical garden, an annual street fair and a lagoon for bird watching. It’s…