Star Wars takes over Disneyland with Season of the Force

Things are officially taking place now at Disneyland in preparation for the new Star Wars Land.  The northwestern side of the park is now closed, shutting down for good the beloved petting zoo and Big Thunder Ranch BBQ restaurant.  We will be without Fantasmic, the Disneyland railroad, and Rivers of…

Continue reading

San Juan Capistrano- A town full of charm and history

thecaliforniac.com

Sometimes a town can be so full of things to do that the city becomes a destination in and of itself.  The town of San Juan Capistrano is a perfect destination city that can make you feel as if you’ve travelled into another time or place.  Just 55 miles south…

Continue reading

Save on California Attractions in Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco!

Red Line to Universal Studios

Get Admission to California Attractions With Savings Up to 55%! The Californiac is excited to present to you, my fellow travelers, these fantastic offers from Smart Destinations! The GO City Card is a popular way to see multiple attractions at a fraction of the cost of gate admission prices!  In California, the…

Continue reading

The Hollywood Perception vs. Reality

Universal Studios

Through the years, I have encountered many tourists who have a different type of perception of Hollywood vs. the reality of what it is really like.  While yes, Hollywood is the entertainment capitol of the world, the idea of being able to see movie stars by just being in Hollywood…

Continue reading

A Visitor’s Guide to Border Field State Park

Boundary

In the very southwestern corner of California is a state park that is unique just for its geographical location.  Border Field State Park is a park named for that location, as it connects to the border of the United States and Mexico where the Pacific Ocean meets our lands. A…

Continue reading

8 Hollywood Destinations in Under 8 Hours

Hollywoodland

It is no mystery that Los Angeles is a town of many sights and destinations.  Whenever people travel to the city of Angels, the one place that so many want to see is Hollywood.  While there is so much to do, most of the sights in Hollywood do not require…

Continue reading

Riding the Red Line

Red Line to Hollywood

Los Angeles has a Fast Growing Public Transit System When the movie Speed was released in the 90’s, featuring Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock, one of the jokes of the time was that Los Angeles residents learned that Los Angeles actually had a subway.   It seemed that it was made merely for…

Continue reading