My husband and I have long loved the Downieville and Sierra City areas of the Sierra Nevada for romantic weekend getaways. It’s only about two hours from Sacramento making it a convenient overnighter or weekend destination that doesn’t require half the day on the road. The beautiful scenery, friendly locals, quaint shops and eateries, and […]
The theater season is in full swing and two of my favorite venues have wonderful lineups. The Civic Center has the largest seating capacity in town (almost 3,000).
There are a lot of affordable and free, yes even free, activities to do in and around Monterey and Carmel and the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa offers just the property and the specials to make it all possible.
Anza Borrego State Park, larger than Rhode Island, is ranked by National Geographic as the best state park in California. Drop by the Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association for guides, maps, etc.
I hear friends talking about their trips to Hawaii. “Which island did you stay on? The BigIsland (Hawaii), the Garden Isle (Kaua’i), the Valley Isle (Maui)?”, My response is “the close island”.
If your group of couples is considering a wedding, renewal of vows, family reunion, wedding, birthday party, baptism, Western barbecue, retirement party, graduation party, garden party, going away party or any other special celebration, then Holman Ranch provides the perfect venue.
What to do and see in and around California and Nevada in August, from award-winning journalist Howard Hian.
Everything a vacationing couple needs for comfort and convenience and even pampering is offered and well done at the beautiful Casa Munras.
There isn’t a better place to lay your weary heads near the sand and surf than the Monterey Peninsula’s best value and amenities, right in the center of all the activity and romance.
If a wonderful stay in South Shore Lake Tahoe is what you are in search of, then search no more because there is likely no better place exists to lay your head near Stateline than the new Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel right in the center of all the activity.
UTC (Westfield Shopping Center) in La Jolla recently spent $180 million in construction and remodeling. Among the new additions were an ArcLight Cinema multiplex and two appealing restaurants. It became our destination for a movie and a meal.
An absolutely fabulous and memorable breakfast started our day off right at Jax on the Tracks, a 1940’s diner with delicious and gourmet style comfort food. Featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, the amazing little eatery has fun ambiance, superb service and a homey, “local yocal” feeling.