RSSCategory: California Travel Tips

Plan A San Diego Surf Vacation – And Bring Your DOG!

Plan A San Diego Surf Vacation – And Bring Your DOG!

Ever wonder who could learn to surf faster – you or your frisky pup?  Bring the whole family (plus the dog) on vacation to the Loews Coronado Beach Resort in San Diego California and find out! The Loews family of hotels loves pets and has developed imaginative vacation opportunities for travelers who want to bring […]

March 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
Celebrate Chinese New Year With Great Deals In San Francisco

Celebrate Chinese New Year With Great Deals In San Francisco

No city outside of Asia celebrates Chinese New Year with such exuberance and fan fare as San Francisco.  (Over 600,000 firecrackers make quite an impression!)  The entire month of February is dotted with celebrations that culminate with the grand parade and community fair on February 27th.  2010 is the Year of the Tiger with New […]

January 9, 2010 | By | Reply More
Free Disney Park Passes – Volunteer A Day, Get A Day

Free Disney Park Passes – Volunteer A Day, Get A Day

The Disney organization is doing it’s part to encourage volunteerism across the USA in 2010.  Disney will be  giving away 1 million one day passes to either it’s  Disney World Florida or Disneyland California parks.  Simply volunteer for one day at an approved organization and you will receive a voucher for a full day park […]

October 22, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Like Restaurant Week? You'll Love The New Spa and Hotel Weeks!

Like Restaurant Week? You'll Love The New Spa and Hotel Weeks!

If  you’re like me and millions of other in-the-know adventurers, you look forward to Restaurant Weeks each year as a ready excuse to gather your friends and experience a few new eateries.  Well put a smile on your face… the concept has now been picked up by spas and hotels across the country.  And fortunately […]

October 8, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
It's Harvest Time – Visit A Nearby Vineyard and Do The Stomp!

It's Harvest Time – Visit A Nearby Vineyard and Do The Stomp!

What could be more sensuous and hilarious than participating in the age old tradition of crushing grapes in your bare feet – doing the squishy grape stomp?  Lucy loved it, and so may you.  It’s time to let your gypsy soul dance at one of the wonderful Wine Harvest Festivals across the country in September […]

September 16, 2009 | By | Reply More
Only in San Francisco – 3 Unique Tour Expriences This Fall

Only in San Francisco – 3 Unique Tour Expriences This Fall

This fall San Francisco offers three tour experiences you won’t find anywhere else in the United States.   Couple these spirited tours with the super great airfares being offered by Virgin America and you have all the makings for a fabulous fall getaway. I just love going on house tours – getting a glimpse into the […]

August 26, 2009 | By | Reply More
Unique West Coast Inns and B&Bs

Unique West Coast Inns and B&Bs

We recently learned about Unique Inns.com, an amazing site for finding impressive and off-the-beaten-path lodgings in the Pacific Northwest and California. Browsing through the list of inns, boutique hotels and bed and breakfasts will tantalize your senses.  These lodgings offer exquisite settings, inspired dining and relaxed elegance.  Click through to the homepage and watch the […]

May 27, 2009 | By | Reply More
Virgin America Keeps Getting Better and Better

Virgin America Keeps Getting Better and Better

Virgin America is expanding its territory with a new flight route between Orange County California and San Francisco.  With every new route comes a great introductory fare right?  How’s $49 each way?! (Subject to availability of course.)   And Virgin America will deliver the pampering we’ve all come to love them for.  All seats have […]

May 1, 2009 | By | Reply More
Summer Volunteer Opportunities in the National Parks

Summer Volunteer Opportunities in the National Parks

Lots of folks find themselves with more time than money this year – and are still hoping for an inspiring summer vacation. It may be the perfect time to volunteer for a restoration project in one of the country’s national parks.  Coordinated by the Department of Agriculture, there are plenty of restoration and conservation projects […]

April 8, 2009 | By | Reply More
Be A Master Winemaker For A Day in Napa California

Be A Master Winemaker For A Day in Napa California

Learn the tricks of the wine trade by crafting your own signature blend and creating an exclusive  private label at Folio Enoteca’s ‘Winemaker For A Day’ program in the Napa Valley, California. Brought to you by the Michael Mondavi family, the ‘Winemaker For a Day’ program is designed to introduce wine enthusiasts to all levels […]

March 6, 2009 | By | Reply More