Tuesday, September 4, 2007

The Road Trip {in a nutshell}



We took a much needed road trip to Southern California last week,
stopping to gaze & relax all along the way. It was a complete
open-road, wind in our hair adventure. We hit gorgeous weather,
flawless beaches and discovered some great little coastal towns. Here's
the lowdown on each: LAGUNA BEACH - sand, sun & surf pretty much sums up this
town. A free open-air trolley rides all day throughout town until 11pm,
so no need to drive the entire stay (a nice little bonus after the long
drive down). Nachos & margaritas at a beachside restaurant while
watching the sun set each evening.DISNEYLAND - I was 12 the
last time I visited the land of Disney, and I wasn't that eager to
return. To my surprise, they've really brought it up to date, really
modernized it, super impressive. Ruby was the happiest of course, and
as she had her hair sprayed with glitter at the princess salon, she
said with bright eyes "this is a dream come true!". That made it all
worth it. DEL MAR - we've been coming to this coastal wondertown
for about 10 years now,staying at Les Artistes,a quaint little artist-inspired hotel just steps from the beach. Days spent in the ocean and in the evenings we'd have wine and pizza on the lawn overlooking the beach for the breathtaking sunset. Dave surfed all day long on his new board, Ruby made friends on the beach, and I had a moment to read & enjoy the view. It's worth a trip to Del Mar (about 25 minutes from downtown San Diego) just to stay in this unique hotel. Road trips are g r e a t!!

1 comment:

Emily said...

ahh... the happiest place on earth. can't wait for our weekend in del mar.