Tag Archives: Southern California

Sun breaks through the clouds and pours its rays onto a lake and a grassy RV resort on the banks.

Bonelli Bluffs: A Rustic Camping Getaway Close to LA

Would you believe it if someone told you that you can find a rustic, well-appointed camping getaway near a sprawling lake just 29 miles east of downtown Los Angeles? Welcome to Bonelli Bluffs RV Resort and Campground in San Dimas, which overlooks 250-acre Puddingstone Lake and is close to some of Southern California’s top attractions.
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A surfer emerges from the ocean at sunset

Exploring San Diego’s Wild Side

Discover natural treasures in SoCal’s favorite playground

As a kid growing up in San Diego, many of my summers and weekends were filled with family beach trips and Boy Scout campouts in the local area. There seemed to be no limit to the shores, hiking trails and museums to explore as a dorky youngster. Enjoying San Diego’s Natural Treasures seemed endless. I’ve
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Parents and two children on camping trip walking near a lake

More and More Families are Camping!

Since 2014, an increase of more than six million North American families have started camping. In 2018, 45% of all camping households plan to increase their camping trips. Millennial families – defined as couples with children – are swiftly surpassing the tried and true camping demographic of older white retirees. These families are not only
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Flowing 70 foot waterfall

A Dad Outside: Hike to Paradise Falls in Wildwood

Explore the ongoing outdoor adventures of author Jeremy P Elder and his family.

Nestled neatly into the hills of Ventura County, California, Wildwood Park is a hikers paradise. Caves, waterfalls, winding hiking trails, teepees, flower-covered hills and a snaking stream to explore. Wildwood Regional Park packs a shockingly diverse landscape into its 1,765 acres for all kinds of adventures. This last weekend the family and I decided to
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