California State Railroad Museum

California State Railroad Museum A Ride Through Innovation and History If your kids enjoy playing with trains, or if Thomas & Friends and Dinosaur Train are among their favorite cartoons, then I strongly recommend including the California State Railroad Museum in your list of places to visit. Their locomotive collection provided us with a unique tool to teach our daughters about the development of steam technology from its early years in the mid-nineteenth century through its climax on the 40’s. Fewer than 45 full-size steam locomotives built prior to Continue reading →

Granite Rock Grill – Are We Over The Moon About It?

Are we over the moon about our experience at Granite Rock Grill?   Well, based on our criteria for restaurant evaluation, our rating for Granite Rock Grill is: ๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒ˜ (9.25 Moons)   Here is the breakdown: ๐ŸŒ– Quality of Food: They serve generous portions and it was DELICIOUS! In terms of the quality of the meat, I’ve had better but I’d say it’s totally fair for the price. ๐ŸŒ• Customer Service: Top Notch customer service. Attention to deal, courtesy, friendliness, and bonus points for being Continue reading →

Castello Di Amorosa – Our Trip to Napa Valley

Castello di Amorosa, is a 13th century inspired Tuscan castle and winery in the world famous Napa Valley. My sisters, my daughters and I took a girls trip there and we enjoyed it so much that we thought we’d share our experience. Just the drive through Napa to get there is quite an amazing journey! Once in the castle you can experience the tours, enjoy the food and tasting, do some shopping, and take awesome pictures all over the place. There are two ways of Continue reading →

Sacramento Zoo

Sacramento Zoo Educational Fun for Kids The Sacramento Zoo is a great place for kids to learn and appreciate animals from all over the world. It is located at the William Land Park in Sacramento, California and it’s open from 9am to 4pm. Ticket prices are: General admission: $14.95, Senior citizens 65+: $13.95, Children ages 2-11: $9.95, and Children ages 0-1: Free You might find the prices on the expensive side, but take this into consideration: 25 cents of each admission ticket supports Quarters for Continue reading →

Disney’s California Adventure Park – Ultimate Toddler Friendly Picks

If you are visiting the Disney’s California Adventure Park, and your toddlers are in an age range between one and three, this list is for you! The Ultimate Toddler Friendly Picks!  Grab a map, identify this attractions, rides, shows, and parades. Follow this route and ENJOY YOUR DAY! BUENA VISTA STREET Meet Disney’s Pals:  As you walk through Buena Vista street have your camera ready!  There is always Disney characters to greet you and take pictures. HOLLYWOODLAND Disney Junior Dance Party:  This was, hands down, the Continue reading →

Disneyland – Ultimate Toddler Friendly Picks!

  As soon as you have kids you dream about taking them to Disneyland or Disney World. Right? At least that was my case. But, When is the best time to go with them? At what age will they enjoy it the most? Well, the best time is today! They will enjoy it no matter what because there is always something for every age.ย ย    The tricky part is how to find what is appropriate for your kids’ age. If you go to Disneyland’s website Continue reading →

Disneyland Park – Ultimate Toddler Friendly Picks

If you are visiting the Disneyland Park, and your toddlers are in an age range between one and three, this list is for you! The Ultimate Toddler Friendly Picks!  Grab a map, identify this attractions, rides, shows, and parades. Follow this route and ENJOY YOUR DAY! MAIN STREET City Hall: Visit the City Hall and ask for “My First Disneyland Visit” pin.  IT’S FREE! Meet the Characters: As you walk through the main street pay attention to the characters that are usually available for cute pictures! Continue reading →

Top 10 Disneyland’s Do’s & Dont’s

DO rent a stroller at the parks. The best $25 investment. They are lightweight, confortable for the kids and you will be provided with a sign to identify your stroller from the rest. DO eat a good breakfast and dinner outside the parks. It’s cheaper. That way you don’t have to break the bank with meals. Eat just the lunch inside the parks. DO allow your girls to wear princesses dresses. So Cute! But please, bring additional clothes. At certain point they will need to Continue reading →

Top 5 Places to Visit in San Francisco with Toddlers and on a Budget.

  San Francisco is such a cool destination! There is so much to see and do!ย  From taking the audio tour at Alcatraz to riding a cable car.ย  From walking or driving the Golden Gate Bridge to visiting theย Madame Tussaudโ€™s wax figure museum.ย  You really need at least a week to live the whole San Francisco experience. In my case, Iย went with my two toddlers, my mom, and my sister in a one day road trip.ย  Since we were in a budget, we handpicked the Continue reading →