Bastanchury Park in Fullerton

Bastanchury Park

Bastanchury Park in Fullerton features a fun little playground in the center of a sports complex. With the kids staying in such a small area, it’s easy to watch multiples without having to chase anyone. Picnic benches and pretty trees near the restroom area provide a nice snack spot. Directons to Bastanchury Park: This park is at the westernmost end of Bastanchury. From the … [Read more...]

Fullerton Arboretum: Explore Outdoor Rooms Full of Trees


The Fullerton Arboretum was on my list of places to visit with the kids ever since I heard about it from a blogger friend.  She said, "Oh, you'll love it!" and "Get on their email list!" We made it a family trip on the weekend and it was perfect! It wasn't crowded at all and the place has such a nice feel to it. Directions to Fullerton Arboretum: It's right off the 57 … [Read more...]

Top 3 Orange County Train Trips for Locals


Thanks to reader, Aimee, who requested a new list from me: "I'd love a list of fun things to do for 3-5 year olds within walking distance of train stations (that are reasonably priced, of course). Destinations could be LA, OC or San Diego."  So for Orange County train trips, I will be looking at: 3-5 year old age range (let's call them preschoolers) walking distance … [Read more...]

Fullerton Sports Complex Playground

Fullerton Sports Complex Playground

Fullerton Sports Complex Playground is another one of Lisa's great finds! I'm never disappointed when I arrive at our play destination to take photos of her recommendation.  I love the warm feeling of a wood playground and the shade cover is such a bonus for hot summer days. Location: Bastanchury is one of the main roads through Fullerton.  We traveled by way of the 57 … [Read more...]