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Sanctuary by the Sea in La Jolla. The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Ever since my now teenage kids were littles, I have relished the opportunity to create “Mom & Me” time with each individually – small outings to spend one-on-one. Local library events, stops for frozen yogurt, a movie matinee (anything Marvel with my son and every Disney princess with my daughter).

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All-New Summertime Adventures Await at Knott’s Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm is home to world-class rides, thrilling roller coasters, action-packed shows and attractions and just in time for summer … an all-new, reimagined experience of a longtime family favorite – Camp Snoopy. An off-road adventure, a new family roller coaster, a giant swing, and the carefree fun of

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Universal Studios Hollywood

World-Famous Behind-the-Scenes Studio Tour Attraction Celebrates In 1964, Universal Studios Hollywood, originally referred to as Universal City Studios, rolled out its fleet of Glamor Trams, inviting tourists to “see film rushes of current productions, both feature and television, being made at Universal City.” While much has transpired in six decades

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Discover the Charm of Little Italy. San Diego’s Hidden Gem

One of the most charming and idyllic cities on this state’s golden coast, San Diego has so many options for entertainment and delight. Nestled in the heart of America’s Finest City lies a cultural gem that captures the essence of Italy without ever leaving the shores of California. So when

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Grande Colonial Hotel

Experience Timeless Elegance, Coastal Charm and Exceptional Hospitality in the Heart of La Jolla Fabulous, fascinating, festive, flawless, fractious. I know, the last one doesn’t really fit in. But honestly, when our family’s recent stay ended at the Grande Colonial Hotel in La Jolla, I was feeling particularly irritable. Not

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Cirque du Soleil. KOZZA

Get ready to be swept away by a thrilling series of edge-of-your-seats surprises Cirque du Soleil loves to visit the OC and audiences brings great energy inside the iconic Big Top every time. It is with no surprise for Cirque du Soleil to return this summer with its acrobatic extravaganza

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Dive into Adventure at SeaWorld San Diego + The Seven Seas (Food Festival)

Nestled along the picturesque shores of San Diego, SeaWorld stands as a beacon of marine conservation, education, and entertainment. From awe-inspiring animal encounters to thrilling rides and captivating shows, SeaWorld San Diego offers visitors an immersive experience that celebrates the wonders of the ocean. Although we’ve visited many times over

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Exploring the Charm of The Pali Wine Co. Outpost in Anaheim

Nestled amidst Anaheim’s bustling streets and vibrant atmosphere lies a hidden gem for wine enthusiasts. The Pali Wine Co. Outpost’s warm and inviting ambiance sets the tone for an memorable wine-tasting journey for date night, evening out with friends or celebrations of all sorts. The rustic yet elegant décor, coupled

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Bahia Resort Hotel. A Quintessential Coastal Retreat

This year marks a pair of milestones in our family. Our son turned 17 and our daughter celebrated her Sweet 16 last month. In addition to arranging teen parties with their friends, I planned a family weekend at what has become one of our favorite staycation destinations over the years:

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