Tag: Orange County

11 Easy Hikes in Orange County with an Amazing View

11 Easy Hikes in Orange County with an Amazing View

Orange County is lucky to have a bunch of amazing hikes…and such a wide variety too. From super easy ocean view hikes to difficult hikes that take you to the top of the mountain, we have them here. In this post, I am sharing some…

2019 Year in Review

2019 Year in Review

I don’t normally write this type of post, but it’s a New Year so why not! I haven’t been in the mood for writing much lately, and the best way for me to get my momentum back is to just write whatever I feel like,…

7 Unique Outdoor Activities in Irvine, California

7 Unique Outdoor Activities in Irvine, California

You might not know it yet but Irvine, California, or “The Center of Orange County, California”, has a ton of outdoor activities. I mean miles and miles of outdoor fun! I live right next door and I am just now realizing exactly how many things…

Laguna Beach Parking Guide: Where to Park in Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach Parking Guide: Where to Park in Laguna Beach

If you’ve been before, you know that parking in Laguna Beach can be somewhat of a pain. That pretty much goes for any Southern California beach city, especially in the spring and summer. The beautiful coastline of Laguna Beach is filled with residential areas among…

8 of the Best Beaches in Laguna Beach

8 of the Best Beaches in Laguna Beach

Laguna is my favorite beach city in all of Southern California, and the first place I fell in love with when I moved to Orange County. Once you see my list of the best beaches in Laguna Beach, you will understand why I love it…

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…

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…

Southern California Bucket List

Southern California Bucket List

I created this Southern California Bucket List to give you some really cool ideas of things to do, whether you already live in the area or you’re just visiting. You might find some new ideas! SoCal has a TON of things to see and do,…

Sawdust Art Festival Winter Fantasy in Laguna Beach

Sawdust Art Festival Winter Fantasy in Laguna Beach

This post has been updated for the 2019 season of the Sawdust Art Festival: Winter Fantasy. 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…

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…