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Best California with Kids Destinations

California is so jam-packed with fun for kids, you may not know where to begin planning your family vacation. As a mom and former Californian who has explored much of the Golden State’s shores, theme parks, and cities — let me help you narrow down your choices with this list of the eight best places […]

Huntington Beach with Kids – The Ultimate Surfer Town

California’s Pacific Coast is lined with darling beach towns, each with its own local flavor and stretch of beach. For the ultimate surfer town, take the kids to Huntington Beach, also known as Surf City USA.

Learning to Surf in Huntington Beach, Surf City USA

The waves were choppy and breaking early. My instructor asked if I wanted to blow off my surfing lesson. I said, “I can’t skip this. Surfing is on my bucket list!” Before I knew it I was crashing into curling white waves and trying not to get smacked in the face with a surfboard. So started […]