9 Can’t-Miss Day Hikes in Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach, famous for its stunning location and artistic culture, offers diverse and lively adventures for all-day excursions. Sea caves, secret coves, and art galleries fill the small, social city; it’s no wonder locals and visitors flock to this location! Laguna Beach brings more than just watersports and ocean activities to the table: the coastal … Read more 9 Can’t-Miss Day Hikes in Laguna Beach

11 Lovely Things to Do in Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach lifeguard tower on an empty beach with a small flag, on a beach with blue water behind it

When you hear the words “Laguna Beach” you likely immediately think of that famous TV show or the beautiful Orange County beaches. I don’t blame you — that’s what the city is best known for! What you might not know is that Laguna Beach is also famous for being somewhat of an artist colony that is … Read more 11 Lovely Things to Do in Laguna Beach

10 Great Things to Do in Huntington Beach

I will proudly admit it… I am a SoCal transplant. Born and raised in the cold “Windy City” of Chicago, living by the ocean has always been my bucket list dream, and after 50 years on this earth, it is finally a reality!  Living in Huntington Beach for the past 18 months has opened my eyes … Read more 10 Great Things to Do in Huntington Beach

5 Best Orange County Hikes for All Levels

Orange County comprises of more than what it’s renowned for. Besides riding rollercoasters at Disneyland and surfing at popular coastal areas like Laguna and Huntington Beach, Orange County offers various hiking trails for those who want to go for a stroll or lace up their hiking boots for something more challenging—either way, there’s an Orange … Read more 5 Best Orange County Hikes for All Levels

11 Delightful Things to Do in Dana Point, CA

Dana Point, California is a fun beach destination in Southern California that deserves more attention that it gets! The lovely beachside community of Dana Point is located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego in Orange County, amongst famous neighbors like Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, and Crystal Cove State Park. This beautiful small costal city … Read more 11 Delightful Things to Do in Dana Point, CA

9 Cool Things to Do in Crystal Cove State Park, CA

Sunset at a staircase in Crystal Cove State Park leading to the ocean

If you find yourself wanderlusting over the beauty of California’s coast and dream of those postcard-picturesque views, Crystal Cove State Park is the answer to your California dreaming! Located in gorgeous Orange County, Crystal Cove has it all:  a natural seashore, tidepools, beaches, towering bluffs, and wide-open spaces for epic hiking and camping.  The gorgeous … Read more 9 Cool Things to Do in Crystal Cove State Park, CA

13 Fun Things to Do in Newport Beach, CA

Pink flower framing the edge of the photo, which shows a lot of boats docked in the marina at Newport Beach on a sunny day

Any destination with the word “beach” in it has me at “hello”, and Newport Beach is no exception!  Newport Beach is one of the quintessential California beach towns set on one of the prettiest beaches in Southern California, and it has its own unique personality, style, and natural beauty. Here are the best things to … Read more 13 Fun Things to Do in Newport Beach, CA

8 Cool Things to Do in Seal Beach, California

View of the water and the wooden pier at sunset, with the tide flowing out

Seal Beach is a charming coastal town located on the north-western border of Orange County, California. This quiet, down-to-earth community is the perfect seaside destination to visit when you need a getaway from LA, San Diego, or larger cities in Orange County. Seal Beach represents that quintessential California “sleepy beach town” with quaint neighborhoods, eclectic … Read more 8 Cool Things to Do in Seal Beach, California