TRAVEL: San Simeon Bay near Hearst Castle @HearstCastle #PhotoGallery

Last month we took a road trip up along the coast of California to Cambria. Have you been? This area was highly recommended by our friends and family. We have heard many wonderful things and wanted to get out of town for a few days to explore an area we have never been. It’s close enough to get out of town for a couple of days and back to work on Monday if you plan it right. About a four hour scenic drive from Orange County with stops like Santa Barbara, you’ll get there in no time. One thing I would like to note, be mindful what time of year … READ MORE >>

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway in the Winter with Kids | @PSTramway @PalmSpringsCA #SpringBreak

Waiting for the Tram (c) Let’s Play OC! We’ve been wanting to take the kids to the snow this winter so last weekend we headed out to Palm Springs. It’s almost a two hour drive from Orange County into the desert and located in the Inland Empire. Why a desert you may wonder? Because atop the mountains is this hidden gem called Mount San Jacinto State Park with a lush forest in the Summer and snow in the winter. Amazing! Feeling adventurous on the Aerial Tramway (c) Let’s Play OC! IN THE SUMMER We were there a few summers ago. Imagine being in the middle of the desert heat, and … READ MORE >>

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