Murphy Ranch Trail – Former Nazi Compound

Murphy Ranch Trail

Where else can you explore a beautiful nature trail, see countless lizards scurrying about, beautiful views of the city, enjoy living breathing street art, blissful solitude (we only passed one other family the entire time)…OH, and enjoy the creep factor of walking around a former Nazi compound right here in California?!  Yes, you read correctly. […]

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San Francisco Hidden Gems in 24 Hours!

If you live in California, chances are you’ve been to San Francisco plenty of times.  We’ve visited several times and hit up all the recommended visitor spots…Alcatraz, Pier 39, Ghirardelli Square, Cable Cars, etc.  When we were making a quick visit for a dance competition, I decided it was time to check out some San […]

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San Diego Outdoor Adventures from A to Z!

Eagle Rock

When you think of San Diego, you think of outdoors.  The beauty.  The weather.  The landscapes.  Oceans, Mountains and Desert all within reach.  Outdoors is where we spend most of our days here, 365 days of the year so we have compiled a list of our favorite San Diego outdoor adventures (with links and details […]

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San Diego’s Hidden Gems

San Diego is full of surprises. Hidden Gems, right under your nose. Millions of visitors flock to this Southern California Paradise all year long and leave having spent hundreds, even thousands of dollars visiting prominent tourist attractions (or traps) such as the Zoo, Safari Park, SeaWorld, Legoland, and more.  They don’t even know it, but […]

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Marian Bear Memorial Park Trail

Wide paths. Easy pet-friendly and kid-friendly trail. Tons of critters to enjoy such as Lizards, Barn Owls, Red Tailed Hawks, and more. Streams.  Green trees.  Serene atmosphere.  Moderate temperatures. These are some of the many reasons we frequent Marian Bear trail on those mornings or afternoons when we have a couple of hours and are […]

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Insider Tour of the World Famous Hotel del Coronado

National Historic Landmark.  Breathtaking ocean views. Whimsical Victorian era architecture.  Endless activities. Famous celebrities. Ghostly haunts. Tourist attraction. You’ll find it all at the world famous Hotel del Coronado, also known affectionately as “The Del”.  As you stroll through the 32-acre property, what you might be missing though are the stories, the legends, and the […]

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Eagle Rock Trail

Eagle Rock

While San Diego itself has SO much to do, as you know we are always up for a little day trip adventure, and it was finally time to explore Eagle Rock!  This incredible trail along the infamous Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is perfectly named as you arrive at your destination to encounter an uber climbable […]

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