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Cherry picking family field trip in Southern California.

Cherry Picking Update - Please call the farm ahead to confirm times and dates.  Let’s go cherry picking this summer. A few weeks ago, I received a reminder that cherries were in season. Our schedule is very tight so I immediately began to plan the best day for us to travel to a local farm. Finding a cherry farm that was open during the Memorial Day weekend was almost impossible. Most of the cherry farms were opening weeks after the Memorial Day weekend or later in the month of June. I had given up when I suddenly found Cherry Hill Farm in Leona Valley, CA, near Palmdale, open for one day only. This was the first time I would be taking the family to go cherry picking and therefore, I did not know what to expect. Saturday arrived; I packed a small picnic lunch and mapped out our destination. The ride was just shy of 2 hours long. The route that we took was the 5 freeway heading north connecting to the 14 freeway exiting San Canyon Rd, turned onto Bouquet Canyon Rd and drove for seve

Southern California Family Field Trips for May

Family field trip opportunities are abundant in the month of May throughout Southern California. The list of adventures that are waiting for you and your family include blue berry picking, discovery of over a million bug species and even an Italian festival.  B lueberry picking at Temecula Berry Company farm is now open. They are  open from 8 AM until 6 PM.  Enjoy the sunshine and beautiful rows of blueberry bushes while capturing some incredible family photos.  The freshly picked berries will be a family favorite.  Visit their website at: Temecula Berry Company is located at 39700 Cantrell Road Temecula, CA 92591 The Temecula Berry Company is a pick-your own blueberries farm. Walk up to the little red barn and get a cute bucket for picking. Make sure to apply sunscreen and bring water because it gets super-hot out in the field. Once you pick your desired amount of blueberries, bring your basket back to the pay station. Only wash the