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California is a paradise with a thousand miles of cool, sandy beaches, 500 miles of stunning forests (including the giant redwoods - the biggest trees on Earth,) and Death Valley, where temperatues typically top 120 degrees in the summer months. Be a part of this spectacular journey!


Newport to Ensenada

Newport Beach has more yacht clubs per capita than possibly any city in California,  which means it is no surprise that when sailing & boating events take place the whole town comes out to watch. The Newport ...

Amazing Weekend

Some people just want to get the laundry done, clean the house and stay up late watching movies on the weekend. That's fine, but if you work efficiently you should be able to squeeze in a little ...

Theme Park Annual Pass Of...

As a former Disneyland annual pass holder, I can attest to the savings for those who visit the attraction multiple times in a year. Currently there are an estimated 1 million Disney annual pass holders at Disney theme ...

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Celebrate the Holidays at California C...

Published on: December 14, 2018
California's casinos feature top artists performing in concerts and comedy acts throughout the year, while New Year's Eve (December 31) is mostly celebrated with party hats, buffets, tribute bands and even some fireworks for those who would rather not go to Las Vegas for the big NYE blowouts. You could see singer Leann Rimes at Viejas, ...

Loving Laguna

Published on: December 13, 2018
LAGUNA BEACH, CALIF. -- Laguna is a place to step out of the daily hustle and bustle, dig your feet into the sand and savor life, according to author Skip Hellewell, who first saw it on a field trip with a group of Boy Scouts intent on learning how to surf in 1958. Skip fell in love ...

Tournament of Roses Fever

Published on: December 12, 2018
With the Tournament of Roses celebration just weeks away, there's lots going on behind the scenes right now. Floats are being constructed, parties planned, transportation & participation arrangements finalized and tickets sold for special events & shows. If it's not enough just to see the fabulous Tournament of Roses celebration, you may be caught up in ...

Anime, Comic Cons and Events

Published on: December 11, 2018
If you're thinking of buying that special "con" fan something for Christmas, beware! It could put you in debt through next year. From collectible and rare comics to costumes divine, fans' desires are limitless as they set out to conquer the Universe. For an affordable gift you can buy a pass to an upcoming convention ...

Yosemite National Park Bracebridge Din...

Published on: December 10, 2018
With towering 34-foot high ceilings, enormous pine trestles and granite pillars, the chandelier-lit Majestic Yosemite Dining Room is a spectacular setting for a time-honored holiday tradition -- The Bracebridge Dinner. We tried it and were amazed to meet people living just a few miles from us in Orange County. They said they've attended The Bracebridge ...

‘Tis the Season for Fun

Published on: December 09, 2018
Having fun during the merriest season of all isn't reserved for kids alone. The Snoopy House opening this week in front of Costa Mesa City Hall, is a testament to what big kids dream up and do to spread cheer. Created by Jim Jordan, who began his impressive creations in 1967 in front of  his Costa ...



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