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Travel Virtually With The Laguna Beach Web Cam

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Tweet I’m back after a long hiatus of renovations, remodels, and adjusting to a farmhouse lifestyle. From getting used to pine instead of drywall to an invasion of mice that my lazy cats won’t seem to take care of, it’s been an adventure. But summer is looming, and with that summer vacation. We took a vacation from our regular California …

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Road Trip Planner – Dodge Grand Caravan is the best vehicle for the drive

Arizona Colleges Are Just Saying No To Binge Drinking And Tailgating

Tweet Driving from Vancouver to Disneyland takes stamina, patience, and a seriously reliable vehicle. This isn’t a drive for the faint of heart, because you’ll encounter flats, forests, and mountains, plus possibly some of the worst highway traffic I’ve ever seen on a road that’s supposed to be 120km/70 miles per hour speed limit. I’ve done the drive on the …

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Plan a road trip – 3 spots to stop when driving the I5 West coast

Tweet If you’re about to plan a road trip with your kids down the West Coast from Vancouver/Seattle to Los Angeles or, more specifically in my case, straight to Disneyland, you’re going to have to plan a few stops along the way. I’ve taken the I5 on our road trips for the most part – taking the exit to San …

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Map of California – Road Trip Planner

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Tweet Looking for a map of California? As soon as the weather starts to change here in the Pacific Northwest my thoughts turn away from frozen nights inside with my bag of caramel popcorn to sunshine, warm weather, and the beginning of road trip season. I have a family of six so we go on road trips a lot. You …

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Road Trip from Vancouver to Disneyland – Driving the I5 to Los Angeles Part 3

Tweet Fourth Stop on our road trip from Vancouver to Disneyland – Pismo Beach, California Driving time – 3 1/2 hours We were heading to something specific when we were going to Pismo Beach. On this road trip from Vancouver to Disneyland, my husband had reserved ATVs for himself and the kids in nearby Oceano. The little guy and I …

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Road Trip to Disneyland 2013 – Driving down the I5 part two

Tweet Third stop on our road trip to Disneyland down the I5 – San Francisco Driving time from Red Bluff, California – Approximately 3 1/2 hours Which brings us to a few quick road trip packing tips: Always pack pants and a sweater. Even if you’re traveling to a sunny, hot climate where you’ll be mainly in shorts, you just …

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Road Trip to Anaheim from Vancouver – Drive the I5 to Anaheim 2013

Tweet A Instead of driving the I5 to Los Angeles this time, we took a few detours. Here’s a quick look at how we managed to get here: Days it took to drive the I5 to Anaheim this trip  – 4 Hours it normally takes to drive I5 to Disneyland – 19 hours from the Peace Arch border crossing in …

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Old Hollywood glamor in full effect at the Hollywood Bowl

old hollywood glamor in full effect at the hollywood bowl

Tweet Old Hollywood glamor in full effect at the Hollywood Bowl The Hollywood Bowl is one of those places that has all the history, talent, and cool architecture of the early days of LA in one spot, majestically reining over a natural amphitheater that’s been used to showcase talent since the 1920’s. If you go right now on any given …

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Road trip planner – How to pack for a road trip with kids

Tweet Remember when road trips were all about just throwing your clothes in a duffle bag and getting into the car? You could leave at 2 am in the morning, drive all night, sleep in parking lots if you wanted to, and eat wherever you saw a sign that said FOOD. Who needs a road trip planner when you’re young …

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Road trips with kids

Tweet Every year, when my kids get out of school, I look forward to it. I don’t think there are very many people who can actually say that. I’m not saying I’m not going to miss the quiet moments when I can clean without feeling like Pigpen walking through a pile of dust (trains. They just stick to me. I …

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