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Planning a California family vacation? Top family California vacations include kid-friendly resorts, city hotels and best family beaches. Find great family friendly getaway ideas here!

Disney Stroller

Stroll to Disney

If you are traveling to Disney World or Disneyland with young kids, it’s always a big deal to decide what stroller to bring (or...
Fun Places to Take The Kids In Orange County

Fun Places to Take The Kids In Orange County

Today I'm here to talk about gorgeous Orange County. I'm biased because I was born, raised, and still live in Los Angeles/Orange County but...
Los Angeles

Fun Places To Take The Kids In Los Angeles

I am a born and raised Los Angeles girl. I have always lived right on the boarder of LA and Orange County so I...
Beach Getaway

What to Pack for a Beach Getaway with the Kids

Planning a beach getaway with kids? Now that you’re a parent, the days of just throwing your bikini (or swim shorts) in a bag...

Visiting Disney’s California Adventure with Small Children

Planning a visit to Disneyland with toddlers or preschoolers? Be sure to spend a day at California Adventure, its sister park, which is right...
Travel Review: San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Travel Review: San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Even if you've never been to San Diego, you've likely heard of the famous San Diego Zoo. But did you know there is another...
Visiting SeaWorld San Diego with Small Children

Visiting SeaWorld San Diego with Small Children

My family recently visited SeaWorld San Diego with our 2-year-old twin boys. We went on a Sunday during SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular, so we expected...
Fun Things To Do With The Kids On Catalina Island

Fun Things To Do With The Kids On Catalina Island

Close to one million people travel to Catalina Island every year, and for good reason. The island is gorgeous and offers a wide range...
Fun Things To Do With The Kids In Sacramento

Fun Things To Do With The Kids In Sacramento

Given that I'm a California girl, it's only right that I share a list of fun things to do in my state's beautiful capitol...
5 Fun, Family-Friendly Things to Do in Long Beach, California

5 Fun, Family-Friendly Things to Do in Long Beach, California

Thinking of visiting Long Beach, CA? Here are our five favorite family-friendly things to do there! Aquarium of the Pacific: This aquarium, open 9 am to...
Visiting the La Brea Tar Pits with Small Children

Visiting the La Brea Tar Pits with Small Children

Having grown up in Southern California, my husband has very fond memories of visiting the La Brea Tar Pits as a child. He couldn't...

7 Tips to Maximize Your Trip To The San Diego Zoo

  About the author: Allison Cuevas of Charlie Tested. Allison is the blogger behind Charlie Tested and is a former high school teacher turned stay-at-home mom...