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Holidays at LEGOLAND California

Although the Park is not fully open, the LEGOLAND California Resort has created a special outdoor experience for guests to celebrate during Holidays at LEGOLAND from November 20th through January 10, 2021. You’ll be able to enjoy seasonal treats and live music performances, walk around a newly themed Miniland U.S.A and enjoy building LEGO ornaments among other building activities. In Fun Town, buildings are trimmed with twinkling lights and holiday décor. The LEGO Christmas tree will be standing 30-feet tall and constructed out of more than 245,000 forest green DUPLO bricks. LEGO characters such as Santa, Toy Soldier and Gingerbread Man will be at the park for a friendly socially distanced meet-and-greet. Families … READ MORE >>

Santa Cruz – Monterey Bay KOA Camping Tips

Disclosure: Post written in collaboration with Kampgrounds of America. All opinions are our own.  Summer is here! We just couldn’t wait to get out for some rest and relaxation. The moment we found out Kampgrounds of America locations were opening back up, we couldn’t wait to book a stay. The first part of 2020 has been highly unusual. Like many others across the world, we have been quarantining and trying to be safe. I have only left the house once a week for essentials. Even leaving for that trip was stressful. Looking back, I really do not remember much from the month of April and May. Between my kids’ distance … READ MORE >>

Travel Tips – Monterey Peninsula’s Sanctuary Vacation Rentals

Written in collaboration with Sanctuary Vacation Rentals. All opinions are our own. One of our favorite destinations in California is the Monterey Peninsula which is along the central coast. It includes cities like Big Sur, Carmel, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach. Every few years we revisit the area, because we love it so much. The scenic coastal drive has several vista points which are breathtaking, majestic, and picturesque. If you stop and wait long enough, sometimes you can spot whales. Our trips never feel long enough even though we are there three to four days. One of these days I would like to try hiking, camping, or a … READ MORE >>

Explore Los Angeles with Go City Explorer Passes

Post written in collaboration with Go City! All opinions are my own. If you’re planning to stay local for the holidays, GO CITY passes are the way to go for your next staycation! Select from a list of local attractions and save up to 50% on ticket prices! We’re always looking to save when we visit attractions, because when the savings add up, we can do more with our budget. Go City passes are offered around the world at 17 major cities and offers many different packages to chose from. Most recently my family and I were offered Go Los Angeles Explorer Passes to experience for ourselves. We were able … READ MORE >>

LEGOLAND California: Guide to Brick-or-Treat Party Nights

This time of year LEGOLAND California Resort transforms into a monster mash bash for the ultimate family fun during its Halloween celebration. Every Saturday night (Sept. 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, and 26) at 5 p.m. the park transforms into the ultimate family Halloween party with tasty goodies, monster jams and spooktacular entertainment! With treat stations located throughout the Park and inside SEA LIFE® Aquarium, there is sure to be something to satisfy every sweet tooth. Along with tons of candy, guests can collect specialty items such as LEGO® Commemorative brick, LEGO® Life Magazine and healthy treat options! Brick-or-Treat nights are extremely popular! Plan ahead and get all of the details … READ MORE >>