Southern California

La Jolla Shores is a great beach for adventurous families in San Diego

The 16 Best Family Hotels Near Disneyland

Family fun on the Disneyland Teacups

March 19, 2023

Looking for the best family hotels near Disneyland? With so many hotels in the area, finding the ideal hotel for your budget and family’s needs can be a challenge. To make your search easier, we’ve put together this guide to the top family-friendly hotels in the Anaheim Resort Area just outside the park gates. … Read More

Top Ways to Enjoy a San Juan Capistrano Day Trip

Ruins of the Mission San Juan Capistrano's Great Stone Church

February 1, 2023

On a sunny day, and there are many, this small town has an idyllic feel and is perfect for wandering. As we took in the beauty and the history of San Juan Capistrano, we all agreed that we’d love to come back to linger a while longer. … Read More

Big Bear Winter Itinerary for the Ultimate Weekend Getaway

Checking out the ice at the edge of Big Bear Lake in Winter

January 26, 2023

This post has everything you need to plan your perfect Big Bear winter itinerary, from fun in the snow to the tastiest restaurants to the best places to rest at the end of each day. … Read More

The Los Angeles Bucket List: 50 Ways to Make Your Visit Amazing

Los Angeles skyline with palm trees at sunset.

January 21, 2023

This Los Angeles Bucket List shares our top 50 things to do in the city. Most of the list is family-friendly, with experiences ranging from classic Los Angeles to the best animal encounters. … Read More

Top 15 Best Beaches in San Diego for Families

Coronado's wide sandy beach makes it one the best beaches in San Diego for families.

July 29, 2022

San Diego has some of the best beaches for families in the entire state. No trip to this beautiful coastal city is complete without a beach visit. Whether you want to build sand castles, snooze under an umbrella, gaze at rocky bluffs, learn to surf, or investigate tide pools, there’s a beach for every type of family here.  … Read More