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Surfer walking out of the water at Pacifica State Beach
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Tips for Visiting Pacifica State Beach

As we were prepping for our move from Southern California last month up to the Bay Area, I started to give up the idea that we were going to have any more classic California summers, with those long, idyllic summer days where you stake…

August 27, 2019
San Onofre State Beach near San Clemente, California
California

A Classic Summer Getaway in San Clemente, California

  Start planning a classic summer SoCal getaway in San Clemente, California by booking a rental home with Vacasa.  Thank you Vacasa for sponsoring this post. Find your Vacasa home for the Summer today! It’s officially summer and we’re looking forward to spending the longer days doing what we love most – hanging…

June 28, 2019
Lobby of the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, California
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A Weekend Getaway at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego 

We stayed in a waterfront bungalow at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa for a fun-filled weekend in San Diego’s Mission Bay.  San Diego is one of our favorite weekend getaways here in Southern California. It’s only about two hours away, and with each visit, we focus on a different neighborhood, which…

October 3, 2018
Camping in Anza Borrego Desert State Park
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A Complete Guide to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Since we purchased the California State Park pass last year, we’ve been trying to visit our state parks as often as possible. It wasn’t until last spring, when everyone was going bonkers for wildflowers during the super bloom, that we learned about Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. This…

May 26, 2018