Deals in National Parks this Summer

In this quarantine world, so many people are eager to get in their car and go somewhere for a change of scenery.  The Xanterra Travel Collection, an award-winning globally diversified travel company is offering a Week of Wanderlust Sale from July 3-9, 2020.  This year’s sale has a a variety of properties with plenty of open space….

Universal CityWalk Hollywood reopens

Universal CityWalk Hollywood has excitedly reopened the about 40% of their dining venues and shops. Guest parking is complimentary right now, and each visitor will enter the Jurassic Park parking garage to have their temperature taken. Guests are required to wear face coverings throughout their visit. A friendly staff member with an EXTECH non-contact forehead…

Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort Reopens

One of California’s premiere luxury ranch retreat The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort reopens. Tucked along the rolling hills of Santa Ynez Valley, offering 10,500 acres of wide-open spaces, families and friends can create their own private ranch vacation with two new packages. Alisal Awaits is a new package designed to guests back to the great outdoors, offering…

Shake Shack opens in Canoga Park

Since the start of COVID-19, Shake Shack temporarily closed all of its popular burger and fries destinations. On June 8,  one of its new shacks opened in Canoga Park. Shake Shack donated a meal to Baby2Baby for every order placed on opening day. Baby2Baby provides children living in poverty, ages 0-12 years, with diapers, clothing and…

Travel to the Grand Canyon this Summer

“The Train,” is departing again from Williams, AZ to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park starting on June 15, 2020. Since it leaves at 9:30 a.m. and returns back to Williams at 5:45 p.m., stay overnight at Grand Canyon Hotel before or after your Grand Canyon Railway journey. The 298-room Grand Canyon Hotel is within…

8 Virtual Getaways while #SaferAtHome

The digital world is our new norm during days of social distancing and shelter-in-place, offering enriching wanderlust virtual trip. Hotels and cities are getting creative offering armchair travel sights and sounds through their social media channels. They post videos, photos, enrichement programs and culinary recipes. It’s a new way to take a break from all…

14 Easter Festivities & Meals #SaferAtHome

1.LEGOLAND Since egg hunts around the world have been canceled due to COVID-19,   LEGOLAND® California Resort in Carlsbad has kept the time-honored springtime traditions alive by creating different LEGO® scenes on the White House lawn in its own LEGO version of Washington, D.C. The Park’s Master Model Builders had a little fun of their own using LEGO® models to…

Spring Break LEGOLAND Challenge

As families search for fun, educational activities for their kids to do during their Spring Break, while #SaferatHome during the pandemic, LEGOLAND® California Resort has created an online site that is filled with instructional videos and activities that promote learning, creating and play. Kids and families can access the new fun-filled site called “LEGOLAND Building…

So Cal Family Destinations Status

Considering the constantly changing Coronavirus situation and in an abundance of caution, the following theme parks and family destinations have made changes and some are temporarily closing: LEGOLAND® California temporarily closed its theme park, water park and SEA LIFE® aquarium on Saturday, March 14 through March 31, 2020. However, the LEGOLAND® Hotel will remain open during…