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Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert – Rancho Mirage, CA

Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert – Rancho Mirage, CA

April 16, 2012 No Comments In December of 2011, my wife and I took our two young kids to the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert in Rancho Mirage, California. We were staying at the Marriott Desert Springs Villas in Palm Desert for a much needed getaway just two weeks before Christmas. We were told by a friend that the ...

 

Searching for Samuelson’s Rocks – Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Searching for Samuelson’s Rocks – Joshua Tree National Park, CA

April 13, 2012 No Comments My family and I love driving from our Los Angeles home out to the desert. But even if you’re visiting from far away, taking a drive to the clear blue skies and wide open land of the high and low California deserts so delightfully near the big city, is a special treat. And once you’ve ...

 

Spinning Imaginations from Gold: The Bowers Museum – Santa Ana, CA

Spinning Imaginations from Gold: The Bowers Museum – Santa Ana, CA

April 4, 2012 No Comments A symbol of power, justice, strength and perfection, gold has captured the imaginations of people of all ages since the beginning of time.  Its luster and purity are enduring, as it resists corrosion and damage, while being non-toxic. It has been venerated by princes, paupers and priests alike, transcending the bounds of time, culture and ...

 

Picnicking and Nearly Panicking- Pyramid Lake

Picnicking and Nearly Panicking- Pyramid Lake

March 27, 2012 No Comments Our family was recently invited by our friends Elvia and Sean Shepherd and their young son to drive up to Pyramid Lake for a day of picnicking and boating. Sean had the use of his boss’ speedboat, and our three sons and we were looking forward to spending the afternoon tooling about on the huge ...

 

Best Los Angeles Family Attractions on a Budget

Best Los Angeles Family Attractions on a Budget

March 6, 2012 No Comments Los Angeles, California is known for its diverse family attractions from museums, to zoos, aquariums, amusement parks and botanical gardens. If you are looking to spend some fun quality time without going broke, you will find the following venues perfect for a day out with the kids. Listed alphabetically, these attractions are all priced under ...

 

A Day at Knott’s Berry Farm – Buena Park, California

A Day at Knott’s Berry Farm – Buena Park, California

February 21, 2012 No Comments This nostalgic western themed amusement park had its humble beginnings as a roadside stand selling fresh berries, pies, and preserves.  It grew over time as rides and attractions were added, making it the 160-acre property that it is today. Located in Buena Park, California, Knott’s Berry Farm is known for its rides, live entertainment shows, ...

 

Muir Woods National Monument

Muir Woods National Monument

January 23, 2012 No Comments There is something about the primeval wood that has enchanted many for ages. Muir Woods National Monument in the San Francisco Bay Area is no exception. Its grove of coastal redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) stand tall with a timeless grace that has captivated visitors with its moss draped branches and variety of lichen that cling like ...

 

Alcatraz Island – San Francisco Bay, California

Alcatraz Island – San Francisco Bay, California

January 14, 2012 2 Comments From a distance, Alcatraz Island appears like an idyllic outcrop rising from a tranquil San Francisco Bay in Northern California. It looks lush with its green vegetation, flowers, and variety of bird species that find refuge on this remote landmass. Even the twinkling lights that illuminate it at night seem to beckon with romance. Who ...

 

The California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco

The California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco

January 11, 2012 No Comments   The California Academy of Sciences is one of the best family museums in San Francisco, a prominent research institution, and the world’s greenest museum with its commitment to sustainability and a domed roof that is alive with lush plant and floral species native to California. It is comprised of a natural history museum, an ...

 

Historic Masterpiece: The Fairmont San Francisco

Historic Masterpiece: The Fairmont San Francisco

January 9, 2012 No Comments Since its opening in 1907, the Fairmont in San Francisco has treated guests to an extraordinary experience from check-in to check-out. It sits atop Nob Hill and is close to all the wonderful sites that make San Francisco the wonderful cosmopolitan city that it is.  Everything about this hotel speaks of old world elegance and ...

 

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