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8+ Places To Play In The Snow Near Los Angeles (Updated for 2023)

Southern California’s winters range from sunny beaches to snowy mountain tops.  In under 2 hours, you can drive from anywhere in SoCal to the mountains to play in the snow or go skiing.   So whether you’re headed to the San Gabriel Mountains or San Bernardino Mountains for the day, here is a list of …

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20+ Thanksgiving Volunteer Opportunities in Southern California

Updated for 2022 It’s that time of year when the holidays are upon us and we tend to focus more on what’s truly important in our lives – spending quality time with our family and friends.  Halloween is over and Christmas is right around the corner.  However, in the meantime, there’s this little unsung holiday …

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30+ Awesome Pumpkin Patches in Southern California (2022)

This post contains affiliate links. Due to current circumstances, please call each pumpkin patch ahead of time to confirm if they are open. It’s pumpkin season.  Better yet, it’s pumpkin patch season!  Now’s the time to load up the kids and head out to one of Southern California’s 30+ pumpkin patches in the area! Annually, my family ventures out …

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U-Pick Sunflower Fields in Southern California

Imagine driving down the California freeway and seeing row and rows of sunflowers that you can roam through and explore on a beautiful sunny day. Did you know that Southern California has several U-Pick Sunflower Fields in Southern California where you can do just this? These sunflower fields in California are worth exploring on a …

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Where To See Fall Leaves in Southern California

As a native of Northern California, I truly miss the seasons up north.  Especially in the fall, when the weather is crisp, and the leaves are turning gorgeous shades of red, orange and yellow. Now as a resident of Southern California, I have to travel a bit further to see the autumn leaves and take …

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