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Huntington Beach Day Trip

Any Southern California trip has to include a stop in Huntington Beach, aka Surf City USA, so nicknamed after Jan & Dean’s song Surf City. It’s also the home of the US Open of Surfing. Even if you’re only stopping for a day, there’s a lot of family fun you can squeeze in to make the most of your trip. […]

Family Travel Southern California Road Trip with Tweens

My son and I enjoyed a little Southern California adventure, taking a seven day road trip, just the two of us. Of course I had to overcome my anxiety of being the only driver but after that our trip together was non-stop. We visited Pasadena and Hollywood, drove over to Huntington Beach and then down the coast through Dana Harbor and ending in San Diego. […]

A Huntington Beach Getaway at the Hyatt Regency

My son and I took a road trip adventure along the Southern California coast, starting in Hollywood and Pasadena and ending in San Diego. En-route to San Diego (and our whale watching experience) we stopped in Huntington Beach, one of my favourite coastal cities, and the Regency Hyatt. […]

Whale Watching off California’s Dana Point

Sea life has a way of fascinating kids but as they get older, visits to the aquarium may not produce the same awestruck response. When traveling out to Southern California with my eleven year old son, we decided to go bigger, as in an ocean bigger. […]

Shorebreak Offers Families a Perfect Huntington Beach Stop

When organizing our visit to California during the recent Disney Social Media Conference, we planned a visit to Huntington Beach and a beachside escape. The Shorebreak Hotel definitely delivers, located right on the Pacific Coast Highway with the deep sandy shores of Huntington Beach and its famed Pier a mere steps away. […]

Polynesian Flare in Disneyland

Disney World’s Polynesian Resort has always been a little escape to paradise but guests visiting Disneyland in California can enjoy a little piece of Polynesia too. […]