Baby-Friendly Travel Guide to Santa Monica

My husband and I have always dreamed of living in Los Angeles, we have a lot of family in Southern California and we visit often. Santa Monica is one of our top areas in LA to explore, and since having Scout we’ve realized it’s a great option for vacationing with a baby.

The beaches of Santa Monica are the hub of tourism and lots of families travel towards them to have some quality R&R. Santa Monica is a haven for trendy restaurants, boutique shops and of course the promenade and pier. Read on to see our top 10 spots where we love to take Scout.

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Best Springtime Rainy Day Activities in Sacramento

Sacramento is quickly becoming one of California’s favorite travel destinations, thanks to the thriving farm-to-fork foodie scene and modern stylish surroundings without the big city price tag. Sacramento is also one of the few places in California where you can really experience all the seasons. In fall the foliage turns beautiful autumn colors, summer is very hot and ready for pool swimming, winter is cold and spring is full of April showers and sweet blossoms. During the cold days of winter you bundle up in your home, but once spring rolls around you’re ready to breath fresh air and enjoy some time outdoors… hence the raincoat and boots!

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The Complete Guide to Exploring Santa Cruz With a Baby

Guest blog post by Jessica Holbrook of Salt & Sol Life. All those qualities that make Santa Cruz, California a great college town, an abundance of coffee shops, a lively music scene, and plenty of places to grab a quick bite to eat, make it the perfect getaway with a baby. The vibe is casual and the people are laid-back.

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Coastal Co Box + 5 Hidden Gem Beaches Along the Pacific Coast Highway

Springtime is when we all come out of hibernation and start enjoying the surf and sandy beaches. I grew up in the California coastal town of Half Moon Bay and my parent’s house is a short 10 minute walk to the beach. Nowadays I love visiting my family there and enjoying beach days with my daughter and bae. We take road trips from Sacramento to the coast almost every month, especially when it gets too hot inland.

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100 Things To Do in San Francisco Under $10

This list began because we had friends visiting us in San Francisco and they were looking for trendy and photogenic places to see, while still staying on a budget. And the more I started thinking about it, the more ideas and places kept popping into my head. I grew up in Half Moon Bay, a beach town 45 minutes south of San Francisco and I’ve been exploring the city for years.

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The San Diego Summer Bucket List

San Diego is the best place to experience a real California summer. There's so much sunshine and plenty of parks and beaches to enjoy your time outdoors. My list of top 10 spots will help you plan your most perfect summer days.

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The Sacramento Brunch Guide

Brunch, the most important meal of the weekend! In California brunching is considered a sport and the Sacramento brunch scene is always poppin' on the weekends. We take our restaurant selections very seriously and finding that perfect spot to set up camp with your crew is vital. 

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The Ultimate Guide to San Diego Murals

Murals are all the rage right now, and unless you've been living under a rock you know that they've taken over our Instagram feeds. I did all the legwork for you guys and complied this list of San Diego murals complete with addresses you can put straight into your GPS. Have fun and snap away Instagrammers! 

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San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Little Italy

San Diego's neighborhood of Little Italy has evolved into one of the most modern and trendy areas of SoCal. The lively social scene makes it the perfect place to enjoy both a day and night out on the town.  I've compiled a comprehensive list of the best 45 spots to eat, drink and be merry in Little Italy.  From the swanky high brow spots to the cool and comfy, it's all here. Plan a romantic evening with that special someone or invite your pals out for a brunch date.

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