• 9 Fun Things To Do with Kids in and around Orange County

    Visiting Orange County, California usually means a trip to Disneyland or going to the beach. But there’s more to this part of California than roller coasters and Mickey. You just might be surprised by all the fun things to do in Orange County with kids from U-pick farms, historical railroad park, to botanical gardens. Whether […]

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    November 11, 2022 By inAra
  • Best Pumpkin Patches in and around Orange County

    Visiting a pumpkin patch is a quintessential fall tradition. If you’re in Orange County and you’re looking for a close-by pumpkin patch, here are my top picks for pumpkin patches that are in and around Orange County! Whether you’re on a quest for cute family fall photoshoots or just want to get lost in a corn maze, […]

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    November 2, 2022 By inAra
  • Review: Glamping at AutoCamp Joshua Tree

    If you are visiting Joshua Tree National Park and are looking for a fun place to stay that’s unique, cozy, and pet-friendly, then this is the perfect place! Autocamp Joshua Tree with the perfect mix of rustic campground vibes and the added bonus of some luxury modern amenities is an awesome accommodation for anyone that […]

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    October 20, 2022 By inAra
  • Maximize your leaf peeping with hot spring soaking in the Eastern Sierra

    Fall, in California? This state isn’t all warm weather and beaches, California has some amazing fall foliage…While New England wins hand down for the best fall colors, those of us on the west coast can also cash in on this fall favorite. Come September and October, the Eastern Sierra gets dressed up in brilliant fall colors, […]

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    October 11, 2022 By inAra
  • Apple Picking in Southern California: Los Rios Rancho in Oak Glen

    Fall is in the air and what better way to celebrate than to pick some of our very own apples? And this year I was super excited to introduce this perfect fall activity to my niece (Ny Ny). While the other side of the country welcomes the season with fall foliage, warm sweaters, and the […]

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    September 26, 2022 By inAra
  • Review: The Desert Nomad Retreat in Joshua Tree Village

    It doesn’t always take long for the hectic pace of life to catch up with us. Between work and life responsibilities, making time for a family getaway is more important than ever. When you could use a healthy dose of fresh air and scenic surroundings, a trip to Joshua Tree promises to check every box […]

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    June 6, 2022 By inAra
  • 3-Day Itinerary for Pismo Beach California

    We have taken road trips up PCH so many times and we have stopped at Pismo Beach, a coastal town located in San Luis Obispo Bay, to check out the pier and get some food in town. Yet we have never stayed in the area. So this spring on the way back to LA from […]

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    May 9, 2022 By inAra
  • Review: Somerset Grill at Vespera Resort

    Looking for places to eat in Pismo Beach was never easy! Not only there are plenty of things to do in Pismo Beach, but for such a small town, the food in Pismo Beach is top-quality, and offered on every corner. So where should you start? You should definitely start with Somerset Grill at Vespera Resort! […]

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    May 9, 2022 By inAra
  • Silverado Resort and Spa, Napa Valley Review

    A mere 30 miles long and just a few miles wide, Napa Valley may be small but it is packed with delectable experiences from wine tasting to five-star farm-to-table dining. Napa has something for everyone, and with so many options, it’s important to find a place to stay where you tuck in at night for […]

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    April 20, 2022 By inAra
  • Your Complete Point Reyes Travel Guide

    Point Reyes, located about 1 hour north of San Francisco, is a relatively hidden gem tucked away on the California Coast that feels like something out of a fairytale. Once you cross the Inverness Ridge toward the Point Reyes headlands, you’ll enter a world of rolling hills, coastal grasslands dotted with cattle, scattered ranches. redwood […]

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    April 18, 2022 By inAra
  • Carlsbad: The Hidden Gem Of SoCal 

    Winter is just ending and spring is now beginning. Many families look forward to visit the Flowers Field located in Carlsbad California just North of San Diego City during spring time. Every year from March 1st to May 13th, 50 acres on the west side of Carlsbad come alive with the beauty of thousands of blooming Ranunculus […]

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    March 27, 2022 By inAra
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