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Monarch Beach Resort Review and Highlights for Families

The St. Regis Monarch Beach, located in Southern California between Los Angeles and San Diego, sits on a rolling hill overlooking the resort’s winding golf course and the Pacific Ocean.

The hotel is wonderfully designed to keep all eyes focused on this magnificent ocean view. If you’re looking for a California family vacation, the St. Regis Monarch Beach offers an activity for every age.

Photo Friday: The Magic of the California Coast

I never stop appreciating the rugged beauty of the California Coast. We’ve had a few excursions over the past few months that were pure magic. Spring is a wonderful time of year for a California beach vacation—days can be warm with crisp with bright blue skies versus the summer months when fog may be an issue.

We spent spring break at Montage Laguna Beach and Terranea Resort in Southern California. Both properties are oceanfront with mesmerizing views.


A Week with Young Kids in Orange County – Local Tips

Monday: Disneyland Visiting Mickey and Friends is easy entertainment, but the trick to Disneyland with young kids is finding a relaxing place to change and feed baby and to find rides that do not have a 30-minute wait. A few ideas … Baby changing and feeding stations. Private cubicles with rocking chairs for nursing/feeding and a separate…