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San Diego Forever

There are tons of well documented activities for families and even more great sights waiting to be found. City spots. Beach excursions.
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Oceanside is a quaint beach dream

We discovered Oceanside, California on a bit of a fluke day trip further up the coast. We stopped for a quick lunch and decided we needed to stay for a chilled out beach vacation....
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Parksville Community Park

This is such a fun place to visit. It is great year round, but particularly shines in the summer. While our kids are quite small (3 and 1) there is literally something to do...
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Mission Beach roller coaster of fun

We were staying in San Diego and wanted to escape the downtown. We made the very short drive west to Mission Beach to explore for the day with our three year old. It's a...
Holland's Bicycles - Coronado bike shop

Coronado Island’s beach town vibe

We spent most of our holiday in San Diego, but Coronado Island easily occupied a few days of our trip. We went in the fall when peak travel was over. We were a family of three: two...
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Ocean Beach and the hippie experience

We took a day trip to Ocean Beach from downtown San Diego. There is definitely a hippie vibe. We bumped into VW vans decked out in graffiti and the scent of weed floating here...
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Pachena Bay beach camping

We spent a long weekend at Pachena Bay Campground with my brother and his girlfriend and a couple other families. It's a beautiful beach on the west coast of Vancouver Island with a remote...
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Tofino and Pacific Rim National Park

Tofino is one of my favourite places in the world. I have amazing memories of visiting as a kid and I was so excited to share it with my own kids! I loved running...

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