LEGO MOVIE WORLD Coming to LEGOLAND California!

The LEGO MOVIE WORLD is coming to LEGOLAND California Resort in Spring 2020! They had a press conference this morning announcing the largest addition to the Park’s history. You can watch or read about the special announcement below! NEW ANNOUCEMENT! “The LEGO MOVIE WORLD is based on the blockbuster films The LEGO Movie and The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part. The new land fully immerses guests into the LEGO Movie universe and places them onto the streets of Bricksburg.  In addition to Masters of Flight, kids and families will get to enjoy the rush of falling from Unikitty’s Disco Drop and experiencing the many personalities of the fearless feline. … READ MORE

Aquatica SeaWorld’s WaterPark San Diego

Written in collaboration with Aquatica. All opinions are our own.  We’re nearing the end of summer, but before we’re consumed with homework and schedules again, we’re creating summer memories to the max! We just got back from a three day trip to San Diego. It was non-stop fun as we took the children to both Aquatica SeaWorld’s Waterpark and SeaWorld. Some of my friends think that the waterpark is part of SeaWorld park, but it’s actually in Chula Vista which is about 20 miles away and closer to Mexico’s border. More than a dozen Caribbean flamingos live at Aquatica San Diego. They’re one of the first things you’ll see upon … READ MORE

Aquarium Pacific: Autism Families Morning

The Aquarium of the Pacific has a special morning exclusively for families with children or adults with autism. The entire Aquarium, except Lorikeet Forest, will open at 7:00 a.m. This will be a morning when guests can enjoy the tranquility of their exhibits and meet 11,000 animals from the world’s largest ocean. And now experience the all new Pacific Visions. Admission is just $7 per person. Members and children under 3 are free. (P.S. Autism Family Morning guests may continue to enjoy the Aquarium after they are open to the public at 9:00 a.m.) Autism Families MorningSaturday, September 7, 2019 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.Admission: $7.00 Tickets will go on sale by … READ MORE

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort

I am often surprised when locals tell me they have never been to Newport Dunes in Newport Beach. They’re the ones with the oversized inflatable obstacle course in the bay. They have a beach, a water park, and they offer water activities like kayaking, stand up paddleboards, pedal boats, and electric Duffy boats available for rent. During the summer, they usually host free movies on the beach. They also offer luxury camping, RV camping, and tent camping sites. Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Back Bay Bistro has a lineup of Labor Day weekend events beginning Friday, August 30 through Monday, September 2. Bring the whole family to enjoy the water … READ MORE

Jurassic World – The Ride is Officially Open!

This post is written with collaboration with Universal Studios Hollywood. All opinions are our own. The NEW “Jurassic World – The Ride” officially opened this summer, and it’s making a huge Splash! The Ride brings the film to life featuring stars, Chris Pratt (Owen Grady), Bryce Dallas Howard (Claire Dearing), and BD Wong (Dr. Henry Wu) as well as the addition of iconic dinosaurs from the movie. What could go wrong? Experience a glimpse of what it would be like if they all escaped! They’ve also added a new dining experience, a new bar, new interactive Dino Play area, new collection of souvenirs, and new encounters to the area! New … READ MORE

OC Fair Deals and Discounts + What’s New for 2019!

The Orange County Fair is back for Acres of Fun! They will have 68 rides and 58 games offering fairgoes a ton of things to do. Ray Cammack Shows (RCS), the Fair’s carnival and midway provider, brought three new rides this year in addition to Titan. Ice Jet in the main carnival is a polar bobsledding adventure and Circus Train and Tea Cups are additions to Kidland. Get in FREE on opening day (Friday, July 12th) from noon to 3pm! There are many ways to save so be sure to check out the schedule and download the apps. Titan, the largest traveling booster ride in the U.S., makes their debut in … READ MORE

Disneyland Pixar Pier is Now Complete!

Post written by me for Disneyland. All opinions are my own. The Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure celebrates its first year anniversary! With the opening of the new Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind ride on June 28th, the four neighborhoods (Incredibles Park, Toy Story Boardwalk, Pixar Promenade, and Inside Out Headquarters) are now complete. You’ll also find creative food and beverage selections throughout the pier. Pixar Pier’s Neighborhoods Incredibles Park – Inspired by Disney and Pixar’s “The Incredibles”, it also features The Incredicoaster, the fastest attraction at Disneyland Resort. Toy Story Boardwalk – Meet Bo Beep and other characters along the Boardwalk. Rides include Jessie’s Critter Carousel and Toy Story Mania! … READ MORE

OC Zoo – Zookeeper Appreciation Day 7/27

To thank zookeepers for their hard work in caring for the animals at the OC Zoo, the County of Orange and OC Parks is hosting a Zookeeper Appreciation Day on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open to the public, come celebrate the efforts of the zookeepers with a fun-filled day of children’s activities including games, crafts and making thank you cards for zookeepers. Learn about the role of zookeepers as they give special treats and toys to the zoo animals. Zookeepers will also be giving special “keeper chats” throughout the day along with a special talk called “So You Want to Be A Zookeeper” at … READ MORE