Going surfing? I just love surfing photos! If you are not sure what to write for your instagram surfing pictures, just use our 42 surfing Instagram captions for inspiration or…
Going surfing? I just love surfing photos! If you are not sure what to write for your instagram surfing pictures, just use our 42 surfing Instagram captions for inspiration or just copy and paste.
Nothing is better than a day at the beach and out on the ocean. Sea you on the water!!
Good Vibes happen on the tides
Life’s a beach. Find your wave.
I’m learning to go with the flow
If there’s a will, there’s a wave
The ocean is salty, but I’m pretty sweet at surfing
All my troubles wash away in the water
Catch waves, not feelings
Everything is pretty swell
Stay wild, ocean child
Sea you on the next wave
Ocean is my favorite color
I am happy anywhere I can see the ocean
Waves for days
If in doubt paddle out
See you on the next wave
Surf days. Good days.
You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf
Find me where the waves are
Waves are calling and I must go
Take me to the water
When nothing is going right surf a left.
Made for the sea
Just smile and wave
Brave & free & wild as the sea
Home is where the waves crash
Every wave is a good wave if you’re lucky enough to be on it
Ocean air, salty hair
Happiness comes in waves
If there’s a will theres a wave
Let the sea set you free
Seek adventure. Ride new waves
Life is swell
Never stop chasing your summer
Sorry, couldn’t make it had a board meeting
Saltwater cures all wounds
Seek to Sea more
As endless as the ocean, as timeless as the tides
Life’s a wave, catch it
I hope that you catch the best waves and have fun on all your surfing adventures. These surfing captions for instagram will add the perfect beach vibe to you pictures. Life is an adventure and I hope you are enjoying the ride.
Let’s face it! Sometimes we get stuck in a rut and are afraid to get out of our comfort zones and do that things that really make us feel alive….
Let’s face it! Sometimes we get stuck in a rut and are afraid to get out of our comfort zones and do that things that really make us feel alive. I know it can be scary sometime.
Here are some of my favorite travel quotes to inspire you to get out there and go somewhere or do something new. Let’s put our fears behind us and make the most out of life.
#1 If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal. -Paul Coelho
#2 Fear is only temporary. Regrets last forever.
#3 Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind.
#4 It is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.
#5 Don’t quite your day dream.
#6 I don’t know where i’m going, but i’m on my way.
#7 I want to make memories all over the world.
#8 A world is changed by your example, not your opinion. -Paul Coelho
#9 Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness.
#10 Let’s find some beautiful place to get lost.
#11 It’s a big world out there it would be a shame no to experience it.
#12 Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.
#13 It feels good to be lost in the right direction.
#14 Traveling allows you to become so many different versions of yourself.
#15 Life’s a journey, not a destination -Aerosmith
#16 Climb the mountain so that you can see the world, not so the world can see you. – David McCullough
#17 If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be. -Maya Angelou
#18 Great things never came from comfort zones.
This last one is one of my favorites. I have to catch myself because I tend to get comfortable and not want to get out of my comfort zone. It is really true that great things have never come to me when I have been in my comfort zone.
I hope that these travel quotes help you get excited to go somewhere new and get out of your comfort zone. Where is going to be your next adventure?
A couple years ago, in 2017 we were lucky enough to get to spend 3 whole days at Disneyland and California Adventure with our family. We arrived a few days…
A couple years ago, in 2017 we were lucky enough to get to spend 3 whole days at Disneyland and California Adventure with our family.
We arrived a few days before Christmas and then spent Christmas Eve, Christmas day and the day after at Disneyland and California Adventure Park. It was the first time that my kids had ever been and it was so much fun. Here is a bit more about how our Christmas at Disneyland went.
We lived in Paradise, CA at the time, and we drove down to Sacramento about 1 hour away and stayed the night. Then we drove the rest of the trip the next day (12 hours) and arrived at our hotel. We took two separate cars since our whole family was going.
We didn’t stay at a Disneyland hotel, we stayed a hotel a couple blocks away. It was walking distance from Disneyland so we would just walk back and forth (we definitely got our steps in).
It was a nice clean hotel and we even had adjoining rooms. It also had a nice pool but it was a bit too cold for swimming. The night that we arrive we watch the fireworks show above the Disneyland castle right from our hotel balcony.
The first day that we went to Disneyland park, we arrived early when it was first opening up. It was nice to get there and get started exploring before it got too busy and the lines got too long.
Even first thing in the morning before the gates opened up it was already very long lines, but once they opened we got in quick. My sister even got my daughter some cute little Mickey Mouse ears. A must have on any Disney adventure.
We had park hopper passes so we went to Disneyland one day, and then California Adventure the next and went back and forth.
It was so pretty getting to see everything decorated for Christmas. They had some of the biggest Christmas trees that I had ever seen that were just covered in lights. Almost everywhere you looked there were some kind of Christmas themed decorations.
My son was obsessed with Cars at the time so he really loved the Cars Land area of California Adventure. The Radiator Spring ride was great, one of our favorites, but I was surprised by how fast it went.
They also had different Cars from the movies that would come out and drive around and they would have little shows of music where everyone could go out and dance in the street. That was really fun.
While we didn’t get to go on all the rides at California Adventure we really did love the Soaring Around the World ride. The line was very long and so we ended up waiting about 2 hours but it was worth it. We later found out the you can get Fastpasses.
What are Fast Passes? – There are certain parts of the park where you can scan your entrance tickets and get a fast pass for each member of the ride. Each Fastpass is for a certain ride and you have to be at the ride within a certain time frame.
The time that you have to arrive is printed on the pass and when you arrive you can go into the Fastpass line which normally is a super quick wait. We did this with the Cars ride and we only had to wait for less than 10 minutes. It takes a bit of planing but it is worth it.
I have also learned that you can purchase something called the Maxpass that allow you to get a Fastpass right from your phone. The cost is $15 per day per ticket and I would recommend it. I will be getting it next time for sure.
Since we spend a ton of time standing and walking (bring good shoes!) there were a few spots in the park that we found to just relax and let the kids play.
Our favorite spot to relax in California Adventure was the forest camp area located at grizzly peak. There was an entire section for the kids to play and benches for the parents. There was even a little zip line that my son loved.
We didn’t download the Disney app, but after we visited I learned about an app that you can download that shows rides that are closed and wait times that help you to plan where you are visiting next in the park.
If you are planing a trip to Disneyland make sure that you look into this. I know I will be for our next trip.
The Disneyland side was great. I think that my favorite ride was Its a Small World since it was all decorated for Christmas.
Also, look into times where they are having shows. Near the back of the park there is a stage area that they have shows a few times a day. We went to one and it was really worth it. I was so surprised by how great it was.
Also, there is a train called the Disneyland Railroad that goes along the outer edges of the Disneyland side of the park. We rode it all the way around just for fun, but it also makes stops at each area of the park so you can ride the train instead of walking.
There is also the Monorail that will save you some walking time. We didn’t ride it one night from the inside of the park and got dropped off at the exit area. It was fun riding it and a great view of the park below.
If you are wanting to get some pictures taken with the characters then you should wait in The Mainstreet USA area. This is where the characters come out from. When they come out there will be a huge line of people to meet them and take photos.
You don’t know when they are going to come out, so you just have to wait, but it seemed like about every half hour or so a different one would appear.
If you follow them when they first come out you will get to be one of the first people in line and not have to wait too long. My son got to meet goofy and he was so happy. Bring a notebook and pen and they will even sign autographs for you.
Christmas at Disneyland was so much fun. It was the first time we had spend Christmas together as a family at a destination away from home.
While we didn’t have our same Christmas traditions and didn’t really exchange a bunch of gifts we had an even more memorable experience that we still talk about today.
Its fun sharing our memories of that Christmas and I would recommend going to Disneyland and California Adventure at Christmas to anyone.
I can’t wait to go back again. I know for sure that I will be downloading the Disney app and learning more about the Fastpass for our next Disney adventure.
Crescent City is a hidden little coastal town in far northern California, so far north that it’s only about 10 minutes from the Oregon border. While its a smaller town…
Crescent City is a hidden little coastal town in far northern California, so far north that it’s only about 10 minutes from the Oregon border. While its a smaller town with a population of about 7,000 it’s rich in beautiful places to see.
There have been a handful of movies filmed in the area through the years including; ET (1982), Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983), Not a Moment Too Soon – Tim McGraw’s music video (1994), and most recently, Bird Box staring Sandra Bullock (2018).
Often referred to as “where redwoods meet the sea” because one side of the town borders the Pacific Ocean and the other borders the Redwoods National Park. There is plenty to see and do in this small little town.
We took a trip to Crescent City this last Thanksgiving and it was so much fun. Here is our list of the top 15 things to do in Crescent City, CA.
#1 Get a better view from Crescent Beach Outlook
Located right outside Crescent City and only a short drive up a hill you will arrive at a small parking area. The walk to the viewing area is paved and a very easy path that only takes a couple minutes. The path ends on decked outlook where there is an endless view of the ocean and the coastline of the city.
Some days the view is better than others. When it’s foggy it can be hard to see much. Often times the fog burns off by the afternoon. You will not be disappointed to visit the outlook on a clear day. Here is more information about the overlook and directions if you want to go see it for yourself.
#2 Enjoy South Beach – A favorite spot for locals and visitors
Located just south of Crescent City harbor along highway 101 south beach is a large stretch of flat beach that is a local favorite. When conditions are right you will see surfers and paddle boarders out on the waves. You can even rent some paddle boards or surfboards and try surfing yourself. Take a walk on the beach and you will most likely find sand dollars, sea shells and lots of drift wood.
You can park right along 101 to access the beach or you can park in the harbor area and walk down. It is a popular spot for playing in the sand and enjoying the day. Most days there will be people having bonfires and enjoying the beach. A perfect place for taking pictures and relaxing because the views of the ocean are amazing. You will not be disappointed.
#3 Explore the Crescent City Harbor
Right next to south beach you wont want to miss out on all the Crescent City harbor area has to offer. You will find restaurants, boats, and gift shops.
There is even a little restaurant called The Chart Room that is right on the harbor. You can enjoy your food and watch the sea lions right from the table side windows. The harbor is full of sea gulls and sea lions.
If you are driving through the harbor make sure you drive around the boat dock area. You can see all the private and commercial fishing boats. You can even walk right down to the boats to get an up close look. There is even a distant view of the lighthouse. There is also a paved walking trail that winds through the harbor and along the beaches.
#4 Take a Tour at Ocean World
This is a must stop if you have never been before. Ocean World is fun for the whole family. They offer guided tours that take about 45 minutes, where you can play in a tide pool, see the aquarium, pet a real life shark, and see a super cute sea lion show at the end of the tour. It is a fun adventure and there are some cute photo opportunity spots along the way.
If you don’t have time to take the tour its worth it to visit Ocean World just for the gift shop. They have a huge gift shop area that even includes a large section with shirts and sweatshirts. Here is a link to their website for more information about tour times and prices https://oceanworldonline.com
A walk down the B street pier offers some of the best views of the lighthouse. You can even crab off the pier, you will see people with crab pots along the walk. There is no where to sit but it’s not a very long walk to the end and back.
It’s fun to see people catching crab and experience the views of the ocean right beneath you. Make sure you bring a jacket because it can get really windy out there.
#7 Walk to Battery Point Light House
It’s so exciting to experience the light house just make sure that you check the tides and go when it’s low tide. When it’s high tide the water covers the rocky trail area that leads out to the light house so you cannot cross until it’s low tide.
Battery point light house offers guided tours where they explain the history and let you walk through the museum that is located in the light house. Just make sure you check out the times and days that the tours are offered before heading out.
Click here to visit the light house facebook page to get tour schedules and contact information. Also here is a link to check the tide times before you head out to the light house.
This is the site that they filmed Tim McGraws 1994 music video – Not a Moment too soon. It’s fun to watch since you can clearly see the lighthouse and beach in the video.
#8 Let your dog Play at the Dog Park
Also located in Front Street Park, you will find “Dog Town” a fenced in dog park area is perfect for your dog to get off the leash and burn some energy. It is a clean little park that is located right next the the beach and also across the street from Sea Quake, a popular brewery and pizza spot.
#10 Visit the Marine Mammal Center
Another great place to check out if you are down near Beachfront Park. The Marine Mammal center rescues injured marine wildlife and takes cares for them until they can release them back into the wild. There are some informational signs around the building and a fenced in area where they house wildlife while they are caring for them. Often times you can see little sea pups right through the fence so its fun to stop by and check them out.
#11 Check out Brother Jonathan Park
Brother Jonathan park is a fenced in park for kids on one side and on the other has a memorial area to remember the 244 passengers that perished in the Brother Jonathan shipwreck off the Crescent City coast in 1865. The outlook area is a great place to watch the sunset and offers some great views of the ocean.
#12 Hunt for agates and explore the tide pools on Pebble Beach
Even if you don’t have time to stop make sure you drive down Pebble Beach. This area of the ocean is a more rocky area but is one of the best drive by areas and offers some beautiful views of the ocean. I loved going at sunset as there is always such pretty colors in the sky.
If you have the time and its low tide you can go down the stairs to hunt for agates and view the tide pools below. Also, keep an eye out for whales in the horizon as you can see them in the distance when its migrating time.
#13 See the tall trees at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
You can’t leave Crescent City without seeing the Redwoods. Just a short drive about 10 minutes and you will be right in the middle of some of the tallest redwoods in the world located in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. Amazing photo opportunities and there are tons of little trails to explore that wind right through the redwoods.
#14 Drive through Stout Grove
If you have some extra time drive through stout grove. It is an old road that goes right through the redwood forest. It offers some of the most beautiful views from the inside of the forest. It ends at the Smith River where there is a camping area and swimming spots.
#15 Hike the Boy Scot Tree Trail
Wanting to get out and do some hiking. The Boy Scout Tree Trail is a bit over 2 miles and you will be walking through the huge ancient redwoods the entire time. While right outside Crescent City you will feel like you are worlds away as you can’t hear or see the City. You are just surrounded by the redwoods.
Have you ever been to Crescent City? If you haven’t it is worth the trip. They also have an amazing display of fireworks over the lighthouse every 4th of July if you are looking for somewhere to spend the holiday. Just make sure you book reservations early because the hotels fill up fast. I hope that this list of things to do in Crescent City Ca helps you to plan your trip and enjoy your time in this northern California beach town.