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California, one of the nation’s largest states, features so many great places to travel with kids. Read our reviews of places to go in California with kids.

Review of the Howard Johnson Anaheim and Water Playground

When it comes to travel, I love nostalgia. Retro hotels can be so much fun to stay in. The Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground combines retro family fun with a fantastic convenient location across the street from Disneyland Resort. Disclosure: My stay at the HoJo Anaheim was complimentary. All opinions are my own. …

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Exploring the Southern California Theme Parks

Living on the east coast, I always have romantic notions of California. I’ve generally pretty envious of their beautiful weather, palm trees, relaxed lifestyle, gorgeous Southern California beaches, and fabulous family-friendly activities. While I usually visit the Orlando theme parks, there are some fantastic Southern California theme parks as well. Even if you live closer …

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Guide to Visiting Knott’s Berry Farm

In a region known for world class theme parks, Knott’s Berry Farm stands out in Southern California as the oldest California theme park. Owned and operated by Cedar Fair (which operates many other parks in the US), Knott’s Berry Farm offers thrill rides, Camp Snoopy, delicious food, festivals, a ghost town, a separate ticketed water …

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Tips for Visiting the San Diego Zoo

Disclosure: Our admission to the San Diego zoo was complimentary for review. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. A purchase/click through one of these links may result in a commission paid to us at no additional cost to you.  A few weeks ago, we escaped the Boston winter and headed out …

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