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Boysen Park is an Epic Airplane Park in Anaheim

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Anaheim, Featured, Parks | 0 comments

My son loves planes. Ever since he was little, he has wanted to be a pilot in the Navy when he grows up. Whenever there is something related to aircraft, I love to share it with him and enjoy watching his excitement. When my kids had an early dismissal from school, I surprised him by taking him to an epic airplane park called Boysen Park in Anaheim. The minute that we arrived at the park, he screamed with excitement. The moment that I opened the car door, he ran right across the grass to start climbing on the giant air force jet. The airforce jet replica has a wing that serves as a ramp to climb onto the plane and also as a slightly bumpy slide. The entire time that we were at the park, kids were climbing all...

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Guide to Visiting the Oak Canyon Nature Center in Anaheim

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Anaheim, Parks | 1 comment

During our five-day celebration at the Disneyland Resort, we wanted to take our kids somewhere where they could run off some of their energy and decompress from all the excitement. We got up one morning and jumped into the car where we took the kids on a short drive to the Oak Canyon Nature Center in Anaheim. When we arrived at the nature center, I realized what a true hidden gem this center is in the heart of the Anaheim Hills. There is a nature center where children can learn about nature, multiple hiking trails, and educational learning centers. Our family could have spent the entire day exploring the trails and surprises we found along the way. Interpretive Center We started our visit at the interpretive center where the children were given a map, learning guide and talked with...

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