Tips for Visiting a Theme Park

6 Tips for How to Survive a Theme Park

This post is sponsored by Kia Motors.

I’ve been to a few theme parks in my day, and one thing I know is they are a lot like travel. You might lose a hairband, you might get sick, and you’ll probably be hungry. Today I’ve partnered with Kia Motors and Six Flags to share my best tips for how to survive a theme park, from planning ahead, to packing, to finding ways to make the park seem less crowded.

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A Night At The Museum

A Night at the Museum | A Penguins and Pajamas sleepover at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, California

For Søren’s 5th birthday present, we stayed the night at the museum. Which museum? The California Academy of Sciences, of course! It’s located a short drive away in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park and they regularly host a Penguins & Pajamas sleepover where you can stay the night at the museum. Isn’t that so cool? Today I’m sharing our experience, and a few tips to make it better if you want to do it on your own.

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How to Not Look Like A Tourist in San Francisco

California's Highway 1 Road Trip Travel Guide

Often when I travel, I try to avoid the typical tourist look. Not only does it help me to enjoy the city more as a local when I travel, but it helps to keep those who may prey on tourists away as well. I find that usually when I visit the more popular places in San Francisco there are some definite things that make people stick out as a tourist. I’ve consulted with a bunch of my local friends about how to blend in, and today I’m sharing a few of those tips with you.

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Redwoods and Coffee in Los Altos

Wearing: Steven Alan Droptail Military Parka, Aritzia Sweaterdress, Blundstone BL063 Boots

With cooler weather in full swing here in California, I’ve teamed up with my friends over at Zappos to share a little of the exploring I’ve been up to this Fall. One of my favorite places to visit is the Redwood Grove in Los Altos. I love it because it’s a slice of beautiful nature just minutes from my favorite coffee shop. It’s the best of both places for me.

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