Route 66 & Santa Monica

Oh Santa Monica...the smell of the ocean and the beautiful blue sky always feels like home.  I (Charity) am originally from California, so when I smell the salty air and feel the California sunshine, I can't help but smile.  I was raised in Long Beach where weekly trips to the beach and building sand castles with my brothers were the norm.  My parents decided to move because they wanted a better quality of life for my brothers and me.  I love the California sunshine, and although a little piece of me misses it, Boise Idaho is still our home base, and we will continue to explore California, as visitors. 

route 66 - traveling with kids

During this quick trip, we explored Santa Monica a bit, walked up and down the board walk, and clearly had to snap a pic by the epic Route 66 sign.  How could you not?!  I'm not sure where Judah's shoes are, but hey! Welcome to #momlife.

What are some of your favorite places to visit in CA?