Los Angeles is a never ending resource for those who love to shop so no two days need ever be the same. I have always loved Venice Beach, and my daughter’s favorite 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica because it’s within walking distance of the beach.
Looking for quick, easy, affordable fun to share with your kids or grandkids? I am passing along the best Orange County family vacation ideas for review.
This holiday season the popular family theme park is gearing up for biggest, brightest and perhaps coolest holiday celebration ever including real snow.
Halloween Horror Nights is the premiere Halloween event in Southern California for teens and adults. Each year brings new “terrorific” innovations created with fright in mind. Attending is like being part of the best horror show on earth.
One of the best ways to slow the advance of the sometimes hectic, often crazy holiday season is narrow your focus, turn off electronic connections and live in the moment. We have assembled a few suggestions ideal for creating your own family traditions.
Smithsonian museums in Washington DC offer families worlds of wonder with awesome artifacts and interactive activities – all for free. But if DC is not in your backyard then who cares? Great news! Each year Smithsonian affiliates celebrate with a free admission day. This year it is September 28.
Just as no two families are alike, no two California beaches match the perfect beach formula. Except for sand, sun and water with an occasional fish or seabird which are fairly standard, the options for fun remain varied.
Breakaway from the demands of the life in the 21st century for a day and time travel with your kids to a place where storytellers, bards, falconers, fairies, and magicians mingle with lords and ladies, knights, and perhaps a mythical dragon.
Theatricum's spectacular and historical Southern California outdoor setting is an affordable summer treat for for families on vacation.
Whether it’s an annual back to school trip, a mother/daughter weekend in the city or an energizing shopping spree with your sister or niece, success is the desired result. And for success, a few things need to be set in place.
The prospect of family affordable family fun never looked so good. New rides, energizing shows and awesome attractions, make the the Golden State’s top theme parks even bigger,and better-than-ever.
Create your own family day adventure and share time away with your kids. Hunt pumpkins or ride a pumpkin train, taste fresh apple cider or pan for gold. Run through a corn maze or jump in a hay stack - no prior training needed.
When autumn arrives and the summer beach crowds diminish, the time is right to enjoy fun-filled fall activities, annual festivals and fairs, haunting Halloween celebrations, and cultural entertainment.
For more fun on your family vacation just add a dinosaur or maybe two and wait for the squeals, shouts, smiles and non-stop questions to begin.
This summer Busch Gardens Tampa and SeaWorld San Diego will showcase the latest arrival of a laugh-out-loud, high-energy family show created from DreamWorks Animation hit Madagascar – the movie.
Imagine sunshine and sea breezes, starry nights and seahorse secrets, lions roaring and whales splashing. Then add a luscious California morning mist waking the sun, a picnic by the sea, few Pacific sunsets and a perfect family vacation has been created.
Just imagine a whirl wind Southern California family adventure combining Los Angeles, Anaheim and San Diego and including entertainment, roller coasters, movie themed thrilling rides, dolphins, whales and one of a kind animal encounters.
Taking the kids and going off the popular family vacation grid can yield countless rewards for the whole family. With family vacations sometimes less is more because sharing time together is what a family vacation is all about.
Southern California is awesome, energizing and pure fun. Time in Hollywood at the very heart of the TV and film mystique is simply the best for families wanting a movie star fix.
Southern California is full of energizing experiences, pleasant surprises, and pure family fun. From gorgeous beach days and Gelato to ghost stories, sea lion encounters, and edgy art and awesome music – show up and fun just happens.
The Central Coast’s ideal family vacation base featuring the Hearst Castle Tour Package. [Read More]
Stay with us and enjoy an array of lifestyle amenities including Express StartTM Hot Breakfast Bar, Fitness Center, Business Center, meeting and event space, and wireless high-speed internet. Take a dip in our heated swimming pool and enjoy a soak in our whirlpool spa. Our rooms and suites provide guests with the Simply Smart Bedding Collection, FREE high-speed internet, refrigerator, microwave, dual-line phones with voicemail, 27” TV with HBO, coffee/tea maker and a work desk. Our Central California Coast location is minutes from charming Downtown Paso Robles, antique shops, Paso Robles Wineries, wine tasting tours, championship golf courses, Lake Nacimiento, San Antonio Lake, Hearst Castle, beautiful beaches and harbors.
Hearst Castle Tour Package. See how the dream has survived.
Relax in our new Paso Robles Holiday Inn Express hotel rooms, Jacuzzi suites and extended stay suites featuring all the comforts of home. The Hearst Castle adventure begins with the National Geographic Theater with the movie “Hearst Castle - Building the Dream” and continues the tour bus up the ‘hill” to The Experience Tour. Hearst Castle Tour Package: one night stay in deluxe accommodations, hot breakfast, two adult tickets to Hearst Castle Tour number one, two adult tickets to “Hearst Castle - Building A Dream” with additional tickets available for purchase.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 2455 Riverside Avenue, Paso Robles, California (CA) 93446. Toll-free 1-866-224-6196, (805) 238-6500 or www.hixpaso.com.
Visit our family-friendly desert oasis.
Our location is amid lush landscaping and a breathtaking backdrop of mountains and desert. We are an ideal family vacation base. Our 70 guestrooms offer oodles of suite-like amenities, every guestroom has a mini-refrigerator, microwave oven, and high-speed wireless internet access. Complete with complimentary continental breakfast daily. Guests may enjoy our sun deck, pool, and spa open 24 hours a day. Children younger than 12 stay free in parent’s room. Best Western Inn 1633 South Palm Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92264. Toll-free 1-800-222-4678, (760) 325-9177 or online. [Read Less]
Family Getaway Package full-service, free shuttle, and kids eat free. [Read More]
Stay with us and enjoy our family-friendly atmosphere. Amenities include moms flat panel televisions, microwaves, refrigerators and complimentary high-speed internet access. California Family Getaway Package includes: deluxe accommodations for 3 days/2 nights (Friday to Sunday), American breakfast for two adults & two kids (kid’s menu), 3-course dinner for two children (from the kid’s menu), use of heated Jacuzzi, pool and fitness center plus nightly happy hour for parents. Price from $249. Call the hotel for pricing and booking details. Holiday Inn 2155 East Convention Center Way Ontario, California 91764. Toll-free 1-888-722-7022 or www.hiontario.com [Read Less]
Book our hotel 3 days in advance to save. Bring the kids to see the Ronald Reagan Library. [Read More]
Escape with your family to our Mediterranean resort-like atmosphere in Thousand Oaks. We offer outstanding facilities with lush gardens and relaxing décor creating a luxurious hotel oasis. Close to
Malibu Beach, Santa Barbara, Ojai and Ventura.
Hyatt Westlake Plaza in Thousand Oaks
880 S. Westlake Blvd.,
Westlake Village, California, USA 91361
Tel: +1 805 557 1234
On site babysitting services are available. We have the “Best Rate” online guarantee. [Read More]
Surrounded by the stunning desert landscape, our 35-acre oasis of lush gardens and shimmering fountains provides guests with the ultimate vacation atmosphere. We have 480 spacious guestrooms, 35 luxurious suites, and 19 deluxe private villas with backyard, spa & butler service. Our elegant Palm Springs hotel and spa offers impeccable services and amenities, an award-winning spa and championship golf plus seven inviting pools, tennis courts and marvelous dining options. Camp Hyatt, and its many activities and excursions, is available for our young guests. Children ages 17 and younger stay free in parents’ room and a rollaway or crib is available upon request. Onsite babysitting services are available. We have the “Best Rate” online guarantee. Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa, 44-600 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, California, USA 92210. Phone: 760 341 1000
Email: Reservationschamp@hyatt.com or online. [Read Less]
Family getaway to the west coast! [Read More]
Make your next family vacation the most amazing one yet by staying with us! You will be treated like royalty that include spectacular views of the mountains from your patio and our impeccable friendly staff.
Doral Desert Princess Resort
67967 Vista Chino Cathedral City California 92234
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or online: http://www.doralpalmsprings.com/
Escape to beautiful Ventura County, one of the most family friendly destinations in Southern California. [Read More]
Our hotel grounds offer plenty of walking and green space to roam. Walk over to Santa Paula’s Steckel Park, which offers many areas for hiking, frolicking and afternoons of fun. Or head over to beautiful Ventura beaches for fun in the sand and surf. The Glen Tavern Inn - Santa Paula, CA
134 N. Mill Street
Santa Paula, CA 93060
Tel: (805) 933-5550 Fax: (805) 933-5559
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The perfect Six Flags Magic Mountain lodging for family fun.
Stay with us save on family vacation packages. We are just minutes away from Six Flags Magic Mountain and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor. Other Theme Parks like Disneyland, California Adventure Park and Universal Studios are 20-35 miles away from our location. Each guest room comes equipped with modern amenities, and satellite TV. Start your morning in Los Angeles with a complimentary Continental breakfast and later enjoy our large pool. Country Side Inn Sylmar14955 Roxford St., Sylmar, CA, 91342. Toll-free 1-866-427-3219 or online.
With our Explore Package take the kids to the zoo.
The world is waiting for you. Experience local life and all of its ingredients during your stay at Hyatt Santa Barbara With our Explore Package enjoy:
Full breakfast for up to two adults each day in Bistro 1111
Two adult tickets to the Santa Barbara Zoo
2 p.m. late check-out
Hyatt Santa Barbara
1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard,
Santa Barbara, California, USA 93103
Tel: +1 805 882 1234 or online. [Read Less]
Stay on the beach, play in the sand, ride the waves or explore the coast. [Read More]
Stay with us and walk out onto Sunset Beach from our doorstep. Our spacious guestrooms feature a refrigerator, free in-room movies, and space to enjoy your family vacation on Huntington Beach. Our guests enjoy a complimentary Sunset Beach Breakfast each day. Our latest hotel packages deliver exceptional value and wonderful Sunset Beach. Attend a game at Los Angeles Angels Stadium, experience the fun at Disneyland® Resort, or feel the magic of Hollywood at Universal Studio. Ramada Limited Ocean Front Hotel 17205 Pacific Coast Highway, Sunset Beach, CA 90742. Toll-free 1-866-523-5987 or online.
Check one of our vacation package specials and save 30%. [Read More]
Stay in our upscale European-inspired hotel that provides comfortable accommodations for family retreats in the beautiful Inland Empire. Centrally located near the Ontario Convention Center and LA/Ontario International Airport, and just steps from the Ontario Mills Mall. Check one of our vacation package specials and save 30%. Ayres Inn & Suites Ontario Mills Mall 4395 East Ontario Mills Parkway, Ontario, CA 91764. Phone (909) 987-5940 or online. [Read Less]
Enjoy a family vacation in Santa Barbara. [Read More]
Escape away to the majestic sites of the Santa Ynez Mountains, lagoons, Koi ponds and award-winning gardens. Here at the Ramada Santa Barbara we have all the accommodations and amenities you are seeking for your ideal family vacation. Relax at our outside heated pool and enjoy the convenience of complimentary shuttles to and from the airport
Ramada Limited Santa Barbara
4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, California 93110
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or online: www.sbramada.com/
Discover our part of California with the family. [Read More]
Start your vacation off right with a warm welcome at the Indio Super 8 & Suites. Here at the Indio we offer complimentary breakfast, free wireless internet, are pet-friendly and smoke-free. Explore the Joshua Tree National Park or the Salton Sea, or come visit for the Coachella & Stagecoach Music Festivals.
Super 8 Indio
81753 Hwy. 111 Indio California 92201
Email: email@example.com or online.
An oasis in the heart of Imperial Valley. [Read More]
Bring your family to Calipatria Inn and Suites, in the heart of Imperial Valley, California. We offer charming, pet-friendly accommodations with a multitude of special amenities and services. Calipatria Inn and Suites,
700 N Sorensen Ave, Calipatria, CA 92233
Phone: 1-760-348-7348 [Read Less]