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Southern California’s Best Family Friendly Activities

There is something about Southern California that keeps drawing us back. Playgrounds on the beach, long sunny days, avocado’s at every meal – all things we will never get tired of, and all just a regular part of life for California! Here are our favorites and things we would recommend to any family visiting Southern California and metro San Diego.

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A Week in Cape Cod, MA

We spent a week in August in Cape Cod and really picked the right time of year to be there. The weather was sunny and high 80’s every day – perfect beach weather during the day, and cool enough to walk around & sit outside in the evenings.

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Summer in Maine with Kids

We stayed busy during our time here so if you’re coming to Maine, be sure to include these family activities in your agenda:

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Road Tripping Through Vermont

Two weeks in Vermont was a fantastic kickoff to the start of our grand adventure. We stayed in this AirBNB and it really exceeded our expectations! I would highly recommend it to anyone else who is looking to visit the green mountain state. Our host was amazing, and we would love to stay in her […]

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Paradise in Atlantis, Bahamas

Atlantis, The Bahamas

We had four full days in Atlantis and there’s so much to do that it still didn’t feel like we had enough hours in the day. Needless to say, we are already dreaming of our next trip back! Nassau, Bahamas is only a two hour flight from home, so why not?! Aquaventure. Voted in┬áTripAdvisor’s Top […]

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Liebster Award #1

Recently, RubiosWander was nominated for two separate Liebster Awards. I’m so thankful for the nominations and am excited to answer all of the questions so that you can get to know us a little better. The first nomination was from Clare over at Suitcases & Sandcastles. She lives in the UK and has plenty of […]

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Charming Charleston

For the ultimate southern charm, look no further than Charleston, South Carolina. There are plenty of things for kids here and a number of reasons to make this your next family vacation spot. Beaches! Sullivan’s Island is a quick drive outside Charleston, maybe only 15 minutes. You’ll find some gorgeous southern homes with wrap-around porches […]

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7 Things Kids Love About Santa Barbara

We arrived in Santa Barbara after making the drive up from Santa Monica, which was just under two hours. It took us a little longer because we stopped at El Matador State Beach for a quick, picturesque beach hike (shown above). This is the #2 thing to do in Malibu, CA according to TripAdvisor and […]

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A Magical Day in the Kingdom

Magic Kingdom was our second Disney park to visit and such a hit with all of ten of us, ages ranging from 8 months to 56 years. We had a breakfast reservation at Be Our Guest, inside the Beast’s castle, and planned to enter the park early and make our way back there. We left […]

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A Weekend in Savannah, GA

When we moved from Atlanta to Seattle, I made it my “free-time” job to keep our calendar full and make sure we made the most of our time spent there. I spent a couple hours a week finding things to do for the weekend, or organizing our photos from the previous weekend’s adventures. (Hello, massive […]

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