Travel Articles

How to Ride FREE on Your Birthday on the Catalina Express, Birthday Offerings on the Island!

CATALINA EXPRESS is now offering a Share Your Birthday Ride Promotion for 2017! Travel for two with the purchase of one full fare Adult ticket now through December 31, 2017. The offer is good for travel from all of Catalina Express’ mainland or island ports saving the birthday passengers up to $75.50 round trip. You’ll have to travel on your actual birthday and the return trip must be completed within 30 days. Pre-registering online is required. Birthday celebrants need to present both the Birthday Pass and valid photo ID to the Catalina Express ticket window at time of check-in. Get the details below!

Tips for using LUXE App for LAX Parking and Valet #luxeit

I recently tried out their LAX services over the holidays and had a great experience. All you do is schedule a pick up via the app, tell them where to meet you (and they meet you at your terminal), then you valet your car. Curbside service at LAX? YES!! I was really nervous using it, but was highly impressed the minute I launched the app and had it in motion. We were tracking each other the whole time and we met where I needed them to meet me. I have some tips for you below!

LEGOLAND Hotel California Resort

When LEGOLAND Hotel first opened in Southern California, we were extremely fortunate to be among their first guests to stay before it opened to the public two days later. It was an incredibly amazing experience, and we still get excited when we stay there. It is a hard call to make to either stay in our room all day or go into the park. Some of the perks for having a hotel stay is you get early access into the park. It feels kinda weird cutting people off a long line of people but it will give you a running start to avoid some of the long wait for rides. … READ MORE

Great Wolf Lodge SoCal List of Attractions

We have been anticipating Great Wolf Lodge to open our first indoor waterpark in Southern California! Located on Harbor Blvd in Garden Grove, we can’t help but notice their giant Howlin’ Tornado water slide sticking out from their building waiting for us to ride it. Attractions and Entertainment Many are curious what all there is to offer at Great Wolf Lodge. Some of these are open to the public and not just for hotel guests. Daily Character Appearances with Wiley® the Wolf and Violet® the Wolf. Story Time – Gather the family in the Grand Lobby each evening to hear a story about the Great Wolf Kids characters before bedtime. Wolf Walk™ – Learn … READ MORE

Great Wolf Lodge SoCal – Tips for Special Needs or Disability

Written by Lucy K. Growing up, I remember summer vacation as being the one time during the year when my parents would take my brother and I on long road trips. We would go up and down the California Coast, and on occasion, go out of state to places like the Grand Canyon. Now that I have two young children of my own, I am grateful that there are so many vacation destinations located right in my own back yard. Great Wolf Lodge (the indoor water attraction) located in Garden Grove, California. For most families, navigating such a resort can be a fun and adventurous experience; however, for families like mine, … READ MORE

Make It An Orange County Date Night Sweepstakes! #visitanaheim

This is a post written by me for VisitAnaheim.org. Summer Break is here! I am looking forward to no early alarm clocks, not packing school lunches, no pick up alarms, and no waiting in pick up lines. Aren’t you? We plan to have plenty of fun together this summer, and I cannot wait, but at some point, I’d like to have a Date Night too with just my hubby. Lucky for us there is plenty to see and do in Orange County. Imagine checking in at a local hotel for the night (The Best Western Plus Stovall’s Inn in Anaheim for example). Getting hungry? We both dress up for an … READ MORE