Posts by Michele Whiteaker

Moro Beach at Crystal Cove State Park

Moro Beach at Crystal Cove State Park

Moro Beach is very confusing with all its names: El Moro, Moro Cove, or El Moro Canyon. The signage seems to indicate that they've decided on Moro Canyon Area - as a way to describe the beach, canyon, and hiking/biking trails. Whatever you want to call it, you enter near El Morro Elementary School off Pacific Coast Highway just north of Laguna Beach. And, yes, I spelled the … [Read more...]

15+ Stroller-Friendly Walks around Lakes in OC

15 Stroller Friendly Walks

It's relatively easy to map walking routes for stroller walks around lakes in OC, if you have the right tools. I create my own personal routes on MapMyWalk.com to learn distances. I can set the app to map my walk as I'm walking OR I can select routes ahead of time and keep them in my own personal library.  I don't even have to have a SmartPhone to do this, I can sign in to … [Read more...]

Point Lobos State Natural Preserve in Monterey

Point Lobos State Natural Preserve

Point Lobos State Natural Preserve in Monterey is a scenic wonder full of sea life, hiking trails, a cultural museum, and grand views of the Pacific. Trails are totally manageable for families, but most trails aren't stroller-friendly because it's rocky. As you hike, you'll have peek-a-boo views of coves and then come upon full views. Check all the rocky outcroppings … [Read more...]

Discovery Science Center Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition

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Discovery Science Center, or the "The Cube," as it's affectionately known for it's architectural accent features Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition through September 7th, 2014. If you are already a fan of the Mythbusters show, you have to go because you'll be able to match the exhibits to shows you've seen and try the experiments yourself. You'll also get to see … [Read more...]