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California Oil Museum In Santa Paula

The California Oil Museum in Santa Paula has an authentic drilling rig, historical oil memorabilia, educational exhibits, and lots of old fashioned gas pumps!

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Patton Tank Yard At The General Patton Museum

The Patton Tank Yard is part of the General Patton Museum in Chiriaco Summit near the Desert Training Center

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Cabazon Dinosaurs - Home Of The Biggest Dinosaur In The World

The Cabazon Dinosaurs, Dinny and T-Rex, are FREE to see and explore. A famous pit-stop area and sightseeing location directly off of I-10 in Cabazon, near Palm Springs.

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Rose Bowl Post Parade

The Rose Bowl Post Parade Is Held Two Days Only! Visitors Can View Floats While Standing A Few Feet Away!

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Heritage House Riverside, A Victorian House and Museum Open To The Public

The Heritage House Riverside was originally owned by Mrs. Catherine Bettner in 1891. Now an amazing 2 story museum with Victorian style period pieces.

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Chinese Moon Festival Riverside At The Heritage House

Chinese Moon Festival Riverside at the Heritage House. An annual event one night only. Fun activities and presentations for kids and families.

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Shields Date Garden, Indio - In Southern California. Visit Anytime Of The Year!

Shields Date Garden is a unique experience offering a general store, samples, a free movie about the history of Shield's and the date business. Don't forget to try their famous Date Shake!

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Walk At Shields Biblical Garden In Indio Near Palm Springs

Walk at Shields Biblical Garden creates an environment for you to reflect and meditate. Stroll at your own pace and view sculptural vignettes depicting 14 scenes from the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

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Holiday Things To Do In Southern California

Find Exciting And Fun Holiday Things To Do In Southern California. You Can Find Somethig To Do For Every Holiday If You Know Where To Go!

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Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch

Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch is like a Halloween Carnival. Rides, games, face painting, pan for gold, pumpkins everywhere, and lots more!

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Enchanted Pumpkin Patch Brea

The Enchanted Pumpkin Patch Brea Location Offers A Pumpkin Patch, Bounce House, Petting Zoo, And Pony Rides With Easy Access From The 57 Freeway and Lambert In Brea, North Orange County.

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Old World Village Oktoberfest In Huntington Beach, A German Party You Can't Miss

Old World Village Oktoberfest. German beer, food, music and dancing give you a hint of the party atmosphere you'll experience

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Bank of America Offers Free Admission with Museums On Us

Find out how to take advantage of FREE ADMISSION to museums with Bank of America's Museums On Us program

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Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve a protected habitat for our native popp

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve boasts fields of golden orange poppies blanketing the ground. Don’t miss the months of February through May for the best presentation of wildflowers!

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Free Vacations, Ideas and Free Admission Secrets for Local Attractions

Find One of Your Next Free Vacations or Free Trip Ideas and Free Admission to Your Favorite Attractions and Some Freebies Too!

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Julian Oktoberfest – Enjoy The Festival, Antique Shops, Wineries And More!

Julian Oktoberfest is a small two day festival where your family can enjoy a German party in a quaint mountain town known for its Main Street shops and nearby Apple Orchards

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Julian Apple Days In Downtown Julian. It’s A 2 Month Apple Harvest Celebration!

Julian Apple Days –Starts annually in September with festivities, exhibits, and weekend events until October or mid – November. The harvest celebration only ends because the apples run out!

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Julian Apple Days Festival In Menghini Winery – 3 miles from Julian

Julian Apple Days Festival in Menghini Winery is a cheap day trip where families, couples and friends can have fun with kid’s activities, dancing, eating, shopping and sipping wine!

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Julian Is A Day Trip To Take Any Season Of The Year!

Historic downtown Julian is a fun family getaway. Take a carriage ride, watch historical reenactments, and eat some famous apple pie!

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Toshiba Tall Ships Festival In Dana Point, An Adventure For the Whole Family

Toshiba Tall Ships Festival in Dana Point, in Southern California. Where the whole family can enjoy a day or weekend of fun and adventure for cheap!

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Old Cove Native Plant Preserve Self-Guided Tour In Dana Cove Park

Explore the Old Cove Native Plant Preserve in Dana Cove Park; find out which California coast drought tolerant plants are best for your yard or garden and enjoy scenic views of Dana Point Harbor!

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Dana Cove Park In Dana Point Boasts Scenic Ocean Views

Dana Cove Park in Dana Point has fun family activities to soak up! Picnic area, tide pools, scenic ocean views and a plant preserve. Enjoy all this for FREE!

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Dana Point Baby Beach Is A Safe Beach For Your Toddler Or Entire Family

Dana Point Baby Beach offers a protected swim area for your toddler with calm waters, shaded picnic tables, and bathrooms nearby.

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Dana Point Tide Pools - Discover Sea Life In A Fun and Exciting Way!

Dana Point tide pools are little windows into marine life, right at the edge of the beach. Take your kids and enjoy a day trip learning about ocean wildlife, directly at its doorstep!

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Doheny State Beach A Family And Dog Friendly Camping Getaway

Doheny State Beach in Dana Point has year round activities and events. Enjoy annual festivals, outrigger races, car shows, firework shows, beach cleanup days to name a few!

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The Ocean Institute In Dana Point Is A Great Family Day Trip

The Ocean Institute in Dana Point offers a kid friendly learning environment throughout the year.

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Dana Point has it all. Family Vacations, Couples Getaways, Kid Friendly Beaches

Southern California’s BEST beaches are near Dana Point Harbor-Why? Camping, day parks, shops, water sports, kids activities. They’re close together; you get MORE FUN in your getaway!

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Laguna Beach Dog Park | Off Leash Park

Take your dog to Laguna Beach Dog Park. A large Off Leash Park in Orange County where you can let your pooch run and have fun!

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The Best Beach Vacations in Southern California

Why is THIS one of the best beach vacations? Wind, Sand, Sun, and Surf is a TASTE of what Southern California beach vacations offer. Find the best beaches for kids, families plus fun activities!

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Local California Festivals and Fairs are Where You'll Find Music, Fun, and Lots

Family fun, kids activities, music, dancing, food, turkey legs, and lots of culture. You'll find this and more when you visit any one of these California Festivals and Fairs!

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Weekend Getaways, Day Trips, and Vacation Ideas for Southern California

Fun, cheap and free activities for day trips and weekend getaways. Reviews of local attractions for the budget traveler.

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The Sawdust Festival in Laguna Beach, a Great Day Trip That Won't Break the Bank

Participate in art workshops, talk to the artists, and check out the glass blower booth. There’s so much to do and see at the Sawdust Festival you'll want to buy a season pass!

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Laguna Beach Features a Popular Main Beach, Festivals and Shopping District

Find sandy beaches, boutiques, art galleries, festivals, restaurants and the well known Art District - all in beautiful downtown Laguna Beach

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Laguna Art Museum | Modern Art Gallery in Laguna Beach

Discover local and regional artwork at the Laguna Art Museum. A Museum dedicated to showcasing local artists.

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Recommended Websites - These Sites Are A Must See!

Links to recommended websites where you will find places of interest and global travel

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The OC Zoo is a Perfect Day Trip for Young Kids

Explore the OC Zoo, see and touch the animals! Hands-on FUN in art classes and events all year long!

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General Patton Museum | Chiriaco Summit, California

The General Patton Museum is a war history museum and has an open tank yard available for touring.

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Museums In Southern California

Reviews of Museums Located In Southern California. Many With Kid and Family Friendly Environments.

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Discovery Science Center | Learning Museum For Kids

Kids and toddler activities are at the Discovery Science Center. Find fun things to do and learn about science too!

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San Dimas Canyon Park Gives You More Than A Park!

Nestled in the San Rafael Hills, San Dimas Canyon Park offers a lot of family fun and a FREE nature center!

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My Story and About My Website

Learn a litle bit about me and why I built this website.

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San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park

Living History Days at San Pasqual Battlefield State Park Offer Cannon Field Demonstrations, Museum, and Nature Trail

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State Parks In Southern California - Fun and Cheap Staycations

State Parks in Southern California have it ALL! Camping, hiking, fishing! Take a day trip or staycation, it’s great for families and kids to enjoy the outdoors and hang out with nature.

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Sightseeing in California

Start sightseeing in California today! Enjoy the historical sites, California scenery and local hideaways.

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Cross Roads OHV Offers Mulit-Terrain Trails

Ride your ATV at Cross Roads OHV and enjoy FREE access to over 1500 acres of great riding and fun.

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Parker Dam | Colorado River

The Colorado River is harnessed by the Parker Dam to create more than just Lake Havasu!

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Parker Dam Road Byway - California

Enjoy a scenic drive on Parker Dam Road Byway. Pack a lunch, take some photos and a dip in the Colorado River.

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Historical Town of Cross Roads

Cross Roads remains a ghost town with a single structure standing. It's lawlessness is reminiscent of the old Wild West but was actually founded in the early 1930's.

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