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Our visit to Patrick’s Point and the Trinidad area was most notable for it’s amazing blackberries. I’ll get to details there, but first, let’s talk about fun on north coast beaches. When We Visited: August 10-14, 2014 Ages of Kids: 8, 6, 4 Where We Stayed: 4 Nights at Sounds of the Sea RV Park, […]

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 I was so skeptical. You have what? A Quest thing? What’s that? Oh – you have a SCHEDULE for your ranger programs? And to earn the badge they have to attend at a certain time? That’s lame. Only its not. At all. I’m now a believer. Coming from the National Park system which has all […]

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After visiting the Muir Woods last time we were in the Bay Area, I knew I wanted to visit the site that John Muir called home. About 30 minutes outside the downtown area, I was surprised at this oasis tucked in off a busy road. When We Visited: July 2014 Ages of Kids: 8, 6, 4 […]

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Imagine yourself out at sea on a small boat. Suddenly dark clouds gather on the horizon and the wind starts to whip your hair around your face. Moving too fast, the storm envelopes you and suddenly you aren’t sure which way is the shore. Then, a beam of light from the nearby lighthouse cuts through […]

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While we were camped at New Brighton State Beach outside of Santa Cruz, California we took a little evening trip to see the tide pools at Natural Bridges State Beach. This was one of those occasions where everything went wrong only to turn out splendidly wonderful in the end. When We Visited: March 2014 Ages […]

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