Places to Go in OC with Green Hills

places to go in oc with green hills

Having lived in places where this season is marked by the color brown, I just love California's green winters. But the weather is heating up for spring and we'll be losing our green hills to the brown of summer. So I wanted to put together a little list of places to go in OC with green hills for family hikes. The disclaimer is that this list is only good after the rain has come … [Read more...]

15+ Stroller-Friendly Walks around Lakes in OC

15 Stroller Friendly Walks

It's relatively easy to map walking routes for stroller walks around lakes in OC, if you have the right tools. I create my own personal routes on MapMyWalk.com to learn distances. I can set the app to map my walk as I'm walking OR I can select routes ahead of time and keep them in my own personal library.  I don't even have to have a SmartPhone to do this, I can sign in to … [Read more...]

Point Lobos State Natural Preserve in Monterey

Point Lobos State Natural Preserve

Point Lobos State Natural Preserve in Monterey is a scenic wonder full of sea life, hiking trails, a cultural museum, and grand views of the Pacific. Trails are totally manageable for families, but most trails aren't stroller-friendly because it's rocky. As you hike, you'll have peek-a-boo views of coves and then come upon full views. Check all the rocky outcroppings … [Read more...]

Felicita County Park in Escondido

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Sometimes families ask me for a park with a stream, sometimes it's rocks to climb, or a shaded oak grove, and sometimes it's a playground or hiking trails. This park has it all -- and we discovered it quite by accident. Directions to Felicita County Park: Off Interstate 15 at Via Rancho Parkway. Go in the opposite direction of the San Diego Safari Park - towards Lake … [Read more...]