Southern California stretches from the south of Los Angeles all the way down to San Diego and the Mexican border. The region is well known for its sandy beaches and surfing havens, as well as the spectacular nature reserve of Balboa Park. The kids will love everything about Southern California including Disneyland, Santa Barbara, Universal Studios, Laguna Beach, Venice Beach, Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark, LegoLand, Palm Springs and Catalina Island. Aside from these attractions, families can spend an afternoon watching a football, soccer, basketball, ice hockey or baseball match! Or discover the roots of the historic sites that make up the region. These are just some of the activities available for families in Southern California and the challenge is to check off as many attractions that you can, listed here, whilst uncovering the many other hidden gems along the way!