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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...
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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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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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Camping in Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree is an enormous out of this world outdoor playground. Jumbo rocks, cactus gardens, beautiful canyons, easy to access trails, a palm oasis and the Junior Ranger program made our trip to this...
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Maui in December

The kids played in the pools and we went to the beach almost everyday without having to get into a car and drive somewhere.
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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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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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Wild and yummy Portland

My family lives to eat out. Portland was a foodie wonderland that was incredibly accommodating for tiny diners like our two and a half year old. ActivitiesMealsAccomodationsTravelResources Activities Parks & Playgrounds: Portland had an abundance of great...
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Las Vegas with a baby

I travelled twice with my daughter to Las Vegas. Once when she was 7 months and again at 16 months. While geared towards adults kids can have a good time too. Staying at a...

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