OC playgrounds with shade covers – mostly in central and south Orange County. With recommendations on how to keep cool on hot days.
Visit Doheny State Beach and Dana Point Harbor with info about parking and restaurants. Everything to do near Dana Point Harbor.
Doria Park in Mission Viejo is the perfect park for toddlers and has all sorts of secret nature places to discover.
Talega Park in San Clemente provides a terraced layout for play on a number of levels with lots of slides, swings, and climbers.
The Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center pool is in the heart of Aliso Viejo – open to the public during the summer with special perks for residents.
Sheep Hills Park is located in Laguna Hills, but is managed by the Aliso Viejo Community Association. The playground got an update in 2019.
We go to Catalina Island every summer. We’ve been visiting Catalina ever since I was in high school – so that’s 20+ years. I’m surprised how many of my friends …