If you and your significant other enjoy preparing meals together and haven’t discovered Newcastle Produce you are in for a very pleasant surprise. Located just off of highway I-80 in the small historic town of Newcastle, CA., among some old fruit sheds, it is not the place you would expect to find a thriving gourmet food business.
One place that has stood the test of time in my book and in hearts of so many visitors to the area, is the luxurious Martine Inn in Pacific Grove, California.
What could be more romantic for a vacationing couple than a serene kayak trip on Lake Tahoe, paddling from lodge to lodge? The Tahoe Adventure Company is offering multi-day Lodge to Lodge Kayak Get-Away packages on the West, North and East shores of Lake Tahoe along the scenic Lake Tahoe Water Trail, this Autumn.
Close to 2,000 foodies and wine aficionados are expected to converge on Ski Run Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe, California on Labor Day Weekend for the 2nd Annual Sample the Sierra.
On the Downtown Disney District in Anaheim, California lies a gem for dining beyond compare in Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen. Nothing could be better after a long day at the theme parks than an impeccable dining experience which mirrors the legendary dining of Brennan’s in New Orleans.
So what can you do in North Tahoe when your summer vacation turns into a winter wonderland? Be a good scout and be prepared! Vacations are a place to relax, find adventure and be with the ones you love.
On your next road trip anywhere near Orange County in sunny Southern California, stop and spend some time checking out what will one day be grander than Central Park in New York and Stanley Park in Vancouver.
The setting for the beautiful community of Ojai looks like something out of a movie and it’s no suprise that movie stars and movie buffs have found this beautiful little oasis a magical getaway for decades.
A great little place in Yuba City, California near the foot of the smallest inland mountain range in the world, is Sutter Buttes Brewing.
While Calistoga has long been famous for its mud baths and rightfully so, the culinary delights in this romantic town are absolutely worth the trip, in and of themselves.
Next time the Southern California coast beckons to you, why not get off the beaten path and discover the hidden gems of Orange County under the guidance of an educational guide and naturalist.
Couples know Auburn as the stopping off place between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe for skiing and summer vacation and romantic road trips. Every couple who has ever skied or camped the Sierra has stopped in Auburn for gas and good food but now the choices are even better.