California Coast

This week we have been exploring the coast of California. Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Huntington beach, Laguna beach, Venice beach, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood were some of the places we visited. We even got to meet up a few times with our friends Justice and Carina who came out to stay in California as well.

We stayed a night on the beach at Dockweiler RV Park in Playa Del Rey. Enjoyed barbeque and catching up with Justice & Carina, then ended the night by walking the beach at sunset…

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The view from on top of our RV…

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We stayed 3 nights at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach. The first day we went to the beach on base with Justice and Carina. We had the beach all to ourselves and collected tons of seashells. Due to strict security rules we couldn’t take any photos though. After some sun we went back to the RV and barbequed again followed up by some Kan Jam.

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We spotted a coyote near the RV park…

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The next day Justice gave us a tour of all the near by hot spots. We started at Griffith Park and saw the Hollywood sign from the observatory…

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Griffith Observatory…

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Next we stopped for lunch at Umami Burger in L.A. Yummy! Being first time customers all 4 of us received free burger vouchers for our next visit and they even surprised us with a free dessert. We say that’s great customer service!

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After lunch we headed to Hollywood Blvd…

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Madison’s favorite Hollywood Star…Mickey Mouse

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Madison got an award for “Best Daughter”

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Later we made our way to Venice Beach and walked the beautiful canals…

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Watching the skateboarders at Venice Beach…

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For dinner we ate at Fritto Misto Italian Café in Santa Monica. Again we lucked out with a dessert on the house! Another great restaurant we recommend from our travels…

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We finished up the night at Santa Monica Pier…

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Daddy winning Madison stuffed animals…

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Laguna Beach photos from yesterday…

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We have now moved up the coast further to a new location and we are excited to see more of the beautiful state of California!