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Santa Monica Pier

Back in the good old days, the lucky American family could hit Route 66 in Chicago for their annual road trip.  Stretching 2,448 miles across vastly changing scenery, Route 66 held some strange attractions. However, at the end of that long stretch of road lies the promised land…Santa Monica Pier. Opened on September 9, 1909, Santa Monica Pier is home… Read more »

5 FREE Must See Places in Los Angeles, CA

      We are so lucky to live close enough to Los Angeles that we can hop in the Jeep and head there on a whim.  However, we don’t always have lots of money to spend.  Thankfully, Los Angeles has a great number of free things to do.  I have compiled to list of my five favorite LA haunts… Read more »

Six Flags Magic Mountain

I used to be a thrill seeker.  There was no ride scary enough to keep me away.  It wasn’t a good summer unless I spent at least one day at a major theme park trying all the rides they offered.  Well, those days are long gone.  I cannot stand coasters, or anything that spins, any longer.  However, I still love… Read more »