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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!


Fairs are Fun!

If your idea of a good time is munching on Fried Butter on a Stick, eating Miracle Whip, watching pigs race, seeing cows give milk, experiencing extreme thrills on g-force on rides, winning stuffed animals ...

Great Glass Pumpkin Patch...

Thousands of glass pumpkins have been designed during the past year for the 16th annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch Festival. Thousands of glistening glass pumpkins and breath-taking glass art offer a visual feast that the ...

Sacred Burial Grounds in ...

One of the favorite things to do (especially at Halloween) is take cemetery tours, often sponsored by cities.  Some tours create an element of thrill with flashlights and night-time viewing, while others are simply historical ...

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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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