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Venice Beach, CA:  A Sandy Seaside Circus

Venice Beach, CA: A Sandy Seaside Circus

November 30, 2010 No Comments Over the summer, our good friends and former next-door neighbors from New Jersey made the trip west to visit us in Burbank. They had less than a week to see and do a myriad of things here in Southern Califonia. However, their wish list of places to visit (besides our house, that is) was quite ...

 

Descanso Gardens – An Oasis in L.A.

Descanso Gardens – An Oasis in L.A.

November 26, 2010 No Comments My retired parents recently traveled from my home state of New Jersey to visit with us in Burbank. Since this is about the time of year that the weather begins to turn cold and dreary on the East Coast and forces people indoors, we were eager to show our boys’ grandparents some of the many ...

 

Santa Monica – LA’s Seaside Children’s Paradise

Santa Monica – LA’s Seaside Children’s Paradise

November 16, 2010 No Comments Los Angeles is a city with many communities, and each of them house many great family attractions. But Santa Monica may very well top the list of kid-friendly destinations in the LA basin – it’s a children’s paradise with fun museums, great parks, and a fantastic Ferris Wheel. That Ferris Wheel stands on the Santa ...

 

Farmer’s Market Delights

Farmer’s Market Delights

October 19, 2010 3 Comments It’s never too soon to introduce your children to a healthy diet. Which sounds boring. Which doesn’t have to be. One of the best ways to show your kids a good time and a good taste of fresh fruits, vegetables, organic cheeses and fun alternative snacks is by attending an old fashioned farmers market. No ...

 

Seeing Stars on a Budget at Griffith Park Observatory

Seeing Stars on a Budget at Griffith Park Observatory

October 11, 2010 No Comments Let’s face it. Financially, times continue to be tough right now for many of us. No one feels the squeeze of economic hardship more than my family and I. What with the move to an expensive urban area, three rapidly-growing boys and two dogs to feed, sometimes a big expensive family vacation just isn’t in ...

 

La Brea Tar Pits – Page Museum

La Brea Tar Pits – Page Museum

October 4, 2010 No Comments For an up close and personal encounter with mammoths and saber-toothed cats while in Los Angeles, visit the Page Museum La Brea Tar Pits.  The address is 5801 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, California 90036 and their phone number is (323) 934-7243. A fun and fascinating place, the La Brea Tar Pits is unique in that it ...

 

The Palos Verdes Peninsula – A Family Delight

The Palos Verdes Peninsula – A Family Delight

October 1, 2010 No Comments Whether you live in Los Angeles or you’re from out of town, the Palos Verdes Peninsula makes a wonderful excursion for the whole family.  Starting at the edge of the peninsula closest to Redondo Beach, you’ll find the beach known to locals as RAT just north of Malaga Cove off of Palos Verdes Drive West. ...

 

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

September 26, 2010 2 Comments There is something almost magical about visiting the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. From its grand entrance with the Tyrannosaurus Rex and Triceratops, to its fantastic exhibits surrounded by gleaming marble tiled floors and ornate molded ceilings, this museum offers something for the whole family.   The 15 permanent exhibits are very realistically displayed and ...

 

More Los Angeles Adventures for Kids – South Bay Beaches

More Los Angeles Adventures for Kids – South Bay Beaches

September 22, 2010 No Comments In my last article I talked about some great Hollywood area family destinations. And of course there’s Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, and Sea World to the south of LA proper.  But one of the best things about a trip to LA, or if you live in Southern California and are looking for an awesome day’s ...

 

The City of Angels for Families

The City of Angels for Families

September 21, 2010 1 Comment Los Angeles may be known as the city of angels, but the sprawling delights this city offers your own little angels makes it a great family destination. World renowned amusement parks and attractions abound, and there’s plenty of off the beaten track activities too, from the beach to the mall. Our favorite amusement park is ...

 

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