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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 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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What’s new at Disneyland 2013?

Tweet What’s new at Disneyland 2013? This summer, I’ll be hitting the open road with my family of 6. Destination? California. We’ll be saying goodbye to the inclement, highly unstable weather of the Pacific Northwest and plopping ourselves right in the middle of what I’m sure will be a heat wave the likes of which our Canadian skin may never …

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If you need me, I’ll be at the Hyatt – Hyatt Regency Orange County review

hyatt regency orange county review

Tweet It’s safe to say that there aren’t very many hotels on the Anaheim strip of Harbour Blvd that I haven’t stayed at. I’ve been visiting California at least once a year since my kids were tiny, and every year I tried a new hotel. After staying, I never really felt the need to rebook at the same place. I’d …

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Road Trip Vancouver to Disneyland, again

Tweet Earthquakes, cockroaches, and a premium pass to Disneyland – It was all there for the taking on our latest trip from Vancouver to Disneyland I’m going to go out on a limb and call myself an ‘I5 from Vancouver to California’ expert. After all, I’ve done the road trip Vancouver to Disneyland 3 times now, and I feel like …

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Road trip with kids: Driving the I5, part three

Tweet Part three of the Canada to California road trip has us heading from Valencia to Watsonville, then onto San Francisco. There is just something about California that makes me feel at peace with the world. Prior to this road trip, I had never strayed from the I5, so I had no idea what the coastal roads were really like. …

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Road trip to Disneyland: Drive the I5 from Vancouver to California

Tweet It’s Canada to California or bust. Complete with 4 kids packed into a Pontiac Montana minivan, we hit the open road. The goal? To survive the Road trip to Disneyland Ah, road trips. Aren’t road trips really just one of those things that look good on paper? The windows open, streaming in the sunshine and the summer breeze, the …

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