The first of which I have been really wanting to do for sometime and was so excited about. We hiked to the
Unfortunately, you can't get that close... I wanted to touch it or something. But, it was still pretty awesome, and you get some great views from up there. To see more details about this hike go to this site. We also learned there is another route that takes you behind the sign, but much closer to it. So, we plan to go back soon (without a stroller) and do that one. So, yes, we did take Peyton, and it was fine, but not totally recommended. Luckily, Wes pushed her almost the entire time.
Peyton and I ready to start our hike.
This was pretty much as close as you can get.
The best part about doing the route we did, was there is another trail head seriously within a few yards of the Hollywood sign trail head that takes you to the original Batcave from the 1960s series Batman. And, I would definitely recommend this one, with or without kids. It was so easy, and so fun. It took maybe 8-10 minutes to walk to it, and we were kind of tired since we did this after the big hike. But, we were both so happy we did.
Wes at the trail head for the caves.
Like always Peyton was a trooper and was pretty easy going, even though she didn't nap the whole day and we did it during what would usually be her nap time. Besides the fact that her hat kept falling in front of her face (or should I say her hat kept getting pulled down over her eyes) she was super happy the whole 1-2 hours it took there.
After we hikes we headed over to Umami where Fred and Sandie joined us for some delicious burgers... sadly, I neglected to take any photos here. But, we all enjoyed our meal, and Sandie introduced me to "The Manly Burger" which I will be enjoying next time we go. ;)
Saturday, Wes and Ned decided to hike up the side of the hill directly behind Ned's house. I am not kidding when I say they went up the side. Silly boys just blazed their own trail. Wes said besides all the thorns that kept sticking him threw his shoes and in his ankles and the blazing heat, it was a fun little hike. And, shockingly he took some great photos of good ole' Perris.
They started at the Brobergs, which is the last house on the left in the coul-de-sac you see there.
Wes and Ned at the top... wish he would've taken a photo of the hill itself.
The views of the left and the right from the top. Good ole' Lake Perris in the city of Perris!