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California is a paradise with a thousand miles of cool, sandy beaches, 500 miles of stunning forests (including the giant redwoods - the biggest trees on Earth,) and Death Valley, where temperatues typically top 120 degrees in the summer months. Be a part of this spectacular journey!


Long Beach Jazz Festival,...

Photos of friends gathering at Long Beach Jazz Festival center: bass virtuoso Stanley Clarke & Al Williams, drummer/music promoter; and scintillating saxtress of smooth jazz Jeanette Harris When Four-time Grammy Award Winner Stanley Clarke took to ...

Why Do People Flock to Ca...

Why do people visit the California coast? The perception is that they want to swim and get wet. However, the figures and facts don't necessarily bare that theory out.  Just talk to beach concessionaires and ...

What’s Your Favorit...

Beaches are like personalities. Some seem quiet and shy while others are busy, boisterous and even wild! Several studies about visitor preferences when it comes to marketing beach destinations in California have determined that potential visitors are attracted ...

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Pine Trees & Pet Friendly Beaches...

Published on: February 19, 2012
It's not necessarily "raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens" that make a favorite things list for visiting Carmel by the Sea, a Central Coast city steeped in art history, but known for the unique ocean vistas and gnarled and twisted Monterey pine trees. Carmel is known for many things. It has always been known as ...



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