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Family Spring Break Guide

Have you planned your Family's Spring Break Vacation? Take some time to explore

your options. If you're staying near a beach or national park, spend some time on the beach or take a leisurely walk to explore the area. The key take away is to enjoy your time with your family!

Hiking in Joshua Tree National Park: Pack a picnic and head to Joshua Tree National Park for a day of hiking and exploration. Joshua Tree is known for its unique rock formations and desert landscapes, and has several great hiking trails for all skill levels. Make sure to bring plenty of water and refillable water bottles and sunscreen, as the park can get very hot during the day, however, spring time weather is milder so make sure to check before going. Spring also brings many blooms to the desert.

Nature Walk in Big Sur: Drive down the coast to Big Sur and take a leisurely nature walk along one of the many trails in the area. Big Sur is known for its stunning coastal views, towering redwoods, and diverse wildlife. Keep an eye out for whales, sea otters, and other marine life along the way.

Beach Walks in Santa Cruz: Head to Santa Cruz for a day of beach walks and exploring. Take a stroll along the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, a classic beachside amusement park that's been around for over 100 years. Afterwards, head to Natural Bridges State Beach for a leisurely beach walk and some tidepooling.

Road Trip to Lake Tahoe: Take a scenic road trip to Lake Tahoe, a stunning alpine lake nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Spend the day hiking or skiing in the surrounding mountains, or take a leisurely walk along the shore of the lake. In the evening, relax and unwind at your accommodation.

Hiking in Yosemite National Park: Yosemite National Park is a must-visit destination for any nature lover, and is home to some of the most iconic hiking trails in the world. Spend the day hiking to Half Dome or exploring Yosemite Valley, and make sure to bring a camera to capture the stunning scenery.

Accommodations: For a family of 3-5, Airbnb, cabins, or hotels are all good options depending on your budget and preferences. Airbnb and cabins offer the advantage of more space and privacy, while hotels often offer more amenities and convenience.

Food: California is known for its diverse cuisine, so you're sure to find something to suit everyone's tastes. If you're staying in an Airbnb or cabin, consider cooking some meals at home to save money and enjoy some quality family time. If you're eating out, try to find local restaurants that offer fresh, seasonal ingredients and support the local community.

Activities: California offers a wide range of activities for all ages and interests. In addition to hiking and nature walks, consider visiting museums, taking a city tour, or trying some adventure activities like ziplining or rock climbing.

Overall, a spring break vacation in California or any where you choose with your family is sure to be an unforgettable experience filled with adventure, nature, and quality time together.

Take some time to reflect on the amazing experiences you had with your family, and start planning your next adventure.

I think I'd miss you,

Kenny XOXO

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