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  • Settlers Park in Irvine

    Settlers Park in Irvine

    One of our absolute, most favorite parks in Orange County is Settlers Park in Irvine. Settlers Park is in a quiet setting among the citrus orchards and pepper trees at the edge of the foothills. The playground sports lots of fun for little climbers, plus there’s a creative trike/scooter track that surrounds the play equipment, [...]

     
     
  • Orange County, CA Parks Map

    Orange County, CA Parks Map

    Have you checked out the Orange County, Ca Parks Map yet? Well, you know where you live in Orange County (or, at least I hope you do). And you probably think you know all the parks in your neighborhood and nearby. But you might be surprised….  according to Michele (who runs her FunOrangeCountyParks.com blog) people write her [...]

     
     
  • OC Skateparks

    OC Skateparks

    Looking for OC Skateparks? We’ve got you covered. There are literally hundreds of skateparks in California & luckily there are a whole slew of skateparks right here in the Orange County. Many of these skate parks are free (wahoo!), & all require helmets (thank goodness). So without further ado… 12 21 for Tuesday featuring OC [...]

     
     
  • {orange county} splash parks

    {orange county} splash parks

    I don’t know about you… but finding fun things to do in summer can be a bit overwhelming. But, if you are looking for kids outdoor activities, then our fabulous Orange County splash parks should definitely be on your list. Whether you call them splash parks, splash pads, or splash & plays, I think we’d [...]

     
     
  • Orange County Playgrounds

    Orange County Playgrounds

    If you’re looking for new Orange County playgrounds or parks to play at, then your first stop needs to be Fun Orange County Parks. Michele is the go-to guru regarding playgrounds & play parks in & around Orange County. Whether you are looking for a playground in the city of Orange, or wondering if the [...]

     
     
  • Zoos in Orange County

    Zoos in Orange County

    If you’re kids are anything like mine, they LOVE animals, so a list of zoos in Orange County could probably be pretty helpful. I’m betting the Orange County Zoo at Irvine Regional Park & the Santa Ana Zoo are already on your “list.” But there are so many other options… animals petting zoos, aquariums & so [...]

     
     
  • Glenwood Community Park in Aliso Viejo

    Glenwood Community Park in Aliso Viejo

    If you’re looking for a new park to play at, consider Glenwood Community Park in Aliso Viejo. Need some more information before you pack up the kids & hit the road? Then please help me welcome, Michele of Fun Orange County Parks. Every month, Michele shares one of her favorite Orange County Parks with us, [...]

     
     
  • Orange County Surf Lessons

    Orange County Surf Lessons

    Thinking about getting up on a surfboard & hanging ten? Looking for Orange County surf camps, surf lessons, or surf schools? Here’s our list of 12 places to take surf lessons in Orange County. Orange County surf lessons & surf camps 1. Aqua Surf School 2. Banzai Surf School 3. Corky Carroll’s Surf School 4. [...]

     
     
  • Farmers Market at the Great Park

    Farmers Market at the Great Park

    One of the many benefits of living in Orange County? Year-round access to the farmers market. Luckily we are surrounded by dozens of farmers markets. Today, one of our readers Aimee is going to share one her absolute favorite favorite farmers market at the Great Park. ________________________________________________ It’s easy to forget how lucky we are [...]

     
     
  • Guest Post: Grijalva Park

    Guest Post: Grijalva Park

    Please help me welcome, Michele of Fun Orange County Parks. I don’t know about you, but as a mom to little ones, I’m always on the look out for new parks to check out. Although we definitely have our favorites we like to visit, it’s always fun & exciting to “play” somewhere new… that’s why [...]