Orange County

Visiting the Mission San Juan Capistrano

Visiting the Mission San Juan Capistrano

The Mission San Juan Capistrano is an amazing historical gem located in Orange County, California. Even if you are not into history, it is still worth visiting because the Mission is absolutely gorgeous. The story behind it is very interesting too! Before my visit, I…

The Best Way to Spend a Day in Crystal Cove State Park

The Best Way to Spend a Day in Crystal Cove State Park

One of my favorite things to do in Orange County is to spend a day in Crystal Cove State Park. Crystal Cove is one of Orange County’s largest park areas, and it stretches from the ocean into the backcountry hills and has a bunch of…

10 Budget Things to Do in Laguna Beach, California

10 Budget Things to Do in Laguna Beach, California

There are a lot of things to do in Laguna Beach, and a lot of them can be done while on a budget, or even for free. I love spending the day in Laguna Beach whenever I have the chance, and if you’ve ever been…

Hiking to the Dana Point Sea Cave

Hiking to the Dana Point Sea Cave

I can’t believe I waited so long to go check out the Dana Point Sea Cave. Finally, after 3 years of living in Orange County, I made the trip over to Dana Point to see what these sea caves were all about. I had never…

The Perfect Southern California Vacation

The Perfect Southern California Vacation

I had the pleasure of hosting two of my cousins for their Southern California vacation last year. They are both college students, so naturally, they wanted to see all of the cool things to do in SoCal. I took them around to some of my…

Sawdust Art Festival in Laguna Beach

Sawdust Art Festival in Laguna Beach

This post has been updated for the Winter 2020 season of the Sawdust Art Festival. When I first moved to Orange County, it seemed like every single time I drove into Laguna Beach there was this section of road that was just packed with cars.…

How to Find the Laguna Beach Pirate Tower in 3 Simple Steps

How to Find the Laguna Beach Pirate Tower in 3 Simple Steps

The Laguna Beach Pirate Tower is on my list of Free Things to Do in Laguna Beach, and for good reason…it is one of the most popular sights in Laguna Beach! Laguna Beach was the first beach city I fell in love with when I…

16 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

16 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

I love getting outside for a hike or mountain bike ride. One of my favorite spots is Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, which is right here where I live in Orange County, California. Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park is a popular area for locals who enjoy hiking,…

12 Awesome Laguna Beach Activities You Can Do for Free

12 Awesome Laguna Beach Activities You Can Do for Free

I fell in love with Laguna Beach from the moment I arrived in the OC. It’s a cute little town with gorgeous beaches, beautiful parks, tons of cute little boutique stores, and lots and lots of things to do. And a lot of the activities…

Crystal Cove State Park Hiking Guide: Moro Canyon

Crystal Cove State Park Hiking Guide: Moro Canyon

Crystal Cove State Park Hiking Guide: Moro Canyon This guide will take you through an ocean view hike in Crystal Cove State Park located in Orange County, California. Crystal Cove is a State Park located in between Laguna Beach and Newport Beach, California. It is…

Hiking Red Rock Canyon Trail in Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

Hiking Red Rock Canyon Trail in Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

Hiking Red Rock Canyon Trail in Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure here. This guide will take you to Red Rock Canyon Trail in Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, which is located in Orange County, California. Please…

6 Reasons Why I Love Living in Orange County, California

6 Reasons Why I Love Living in Orange County, California

I moved to California in 2015, and since then I have absolutely loved living in Orange County. At this point in my life, I cannot imagine living anywhere else. OC has everything, and whatever it doesn’t have is only a short drive away. We have…