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Four kayakers in Monterey Bay

Cannery Row, California

UNIQUELY STUNNING CANNERY ROW, CALIFORNIA EPISODE PREVIEW: Season 6 on Family Travel with Colleen Kelly CANNERY ROW, CALIFORNIA From a vast culinary scene with sustainable seafood to stunning ocean views and a unique history, Cannery Row in Monterey, California is a family destination with plenty to do for all ages. The family will explore Monterey’s
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Wondrous Whale Watching in Mexico

Wondrous Whale Watching in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico – The whale, big as a locomotive, surged out of the water, streaming foam, airborne and spinning as though for the sheer joy of it, before gracefully slicing back under the waves. We watched silently, jaws agape, never having been so close to such a huge, fast-moving creature.
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4 National Parks To Visit this Winter

4 National Parks To Visit this Winter There are 4 National Parks you will want to visit in the USA this winter season. Often overlooked, Death Valley Park in California / Nevada is in my Top 10 list. Death Valley in winter is most pleasant, though crowded with baby-boom retirees. The vistas are unimaginable. Whether you lodge or
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Where to Stay in Irvine and Dana Point

Irvine Marriott The Irvine Marriott is a great place to stay if you want to be right in the center of all the action. The newly renovated hotel is just minutes from incredible Southern California beaches, amazing shopping at Irvine Spectrum and South Coast Plaza, Disneyland and top rated golf courses. With 496 rooms that
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Beaches of California in Mendocino County, California

Mendocino County Hotels: The Baechtel Creek Inn

Looking for the best Mendocino County hotels? Look no further! The Baechtel Creek Inn is the perfect spot to stay in Mendocino county. The hotel is just a short drive to the majestic California redwoods, the Mendocino coast and many of the wineries California is so well-known for! The inn is perched on a quaint
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Diamond Jamboree Irvine is a one-stop shop for family-friendly food!

Best Places to Eat in Irvine and Dana Point

Dining in Irvine Have you ever felt overwhelmed thinking about mealtime during a family vacation and thought there was no way the whole family could find something they love? You won’t have to worry about that at the Diamond Jamboree Irvine! The food center is representative of the unique Southern California community and brings many
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Captain Dave's Eco-Friendly Whale Watching Safari Near Irvine

Irvine and Dana Point: Family-Friendly Things to Do

Irvine and Dana Point, California both have a ton of beautiful green spaces and cultural attractions and eateries that are ideal for the whole family! Check out some of our favorite family-friendly things to do in Irvine and Dana Point! Captain Dave’s Eco-Friendly Whale Watching Safari – Dana Point If you want to get up
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Hotels in Buena Park, CA: Where to Stay

Since Orange County is such a hub for entertainment, they have created an extensive collection of accommodations in order to give everyone a great place to stay, regardless of preference, budget, or location. Here are some of our favorite hotels in Buena Park in Orange County! Courtyard Anaheim Buena Park The Courtyard Anaheim Buena Park
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Desserts at Porto's Bakery in Orange County, California

Fun Places to Eat in Buena Park

With all there is to do in Orange County, it’s important to remember to take a break and enjoy some of the delicious food offered! With so much variety it will be easy to find a destination to suit the whole family – here are some of our favorite fun places to eat in Buena
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Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California

Things To Do In Buena Park

Orange County is home to lots of family friendly excursions. From exploring the towns to thrill seeking rides, Orange County has something for the whole family to enjoy! Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Buena Park in Orange County. Buena Park Located about 20 miles southeast of Los Angeles, Buena
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Winery in Mendocino County, California

Cowlicks Ice Cream & Other Places for Sweet Treats in Mendocino County

The Mendocino County area is full of rolling hills and lush, green land that makes farming ideal. With farms, come cows, and with cows come milk and cream. Lots of creamy goodness awaits you in Mendocino County – we loved trying all different kinds of locally-made treats during our visit – especially Cowlick’s Ice Cream!
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Mendocino County: Things to Do

During our recent visit to Mendocino County, we had a ton of fun adventures we couldn’t find anywhere else! Not only is it a perfect place for family fun, the location provides a variety of exciting outdoor activities that are perfect for tapping into your inner explorer. Check out some of our favorites! Skunk Train
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