Wine, beaches, hiking, good eats like fresh Dungeness crab.
Now, that I’ve got your attention.. let’s dig into Oregon’s Central Coast…
The hop to Portland is an easy one for Bay Area folks. Most folks will fly into Portland. From there it takes about two hours to get to the Central Coast.
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Wine country is open for business and welcoming visitors. Along with those 800-plus wineries in Napa and Sonoma counties, a number of extras are coming together to give visitors even more reasons to come.
Earlier this week it was The Grateful Table.
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Everyone likes to getaway, especially on long weekends, but don’t forget to take advantage your own backyard. Memorial Day weekend serves as the kickoff for summer, and this year the must do list in the San Francisco Bay Area seems longer than ever.
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What do you look for when choosing a hotel for vacation? Price? Location? Choices seem to grow every day and it’s not just about the destination anymore. Hotels are cooking all sorts of ways to reel in guests.
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Waterfalls and Hawaii go hand in hand. But on the Big Island, waterfalls have some hot competition, like a glowing volcano..
It’s almost an unfair comparison.
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I have a sweet tooth. Not just one actually, a whole mouthful.
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Located behind the Hana Farms Banana Bread Stand on Hana Highway at Mile Marker 31, Clay Oven Pizza fires up its ovens on Friday and Saturday evenings. Signs along the highway let folks know pizza night is on.
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When most travelers think of the Netherlands, they think of Amsterdam. From tulips to canals and museums, its popularity is well deserved. But there’s more to Holland than just one city.
Holland’s a relatively small country so wandering doesn’t require much time. A little over two hours by car or train is Maastricht, one of the oldest cities in Holland.
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Think about your last vacation. How did you decide where you wanted to go? Was it the destination? The climate? Maybe even the food?
Traditionally, when it comes to traveling, it’s about the destination. You may decide, I’d really like to go to see Hawaii, so you book plane tickets and then start looking at the all the options and activities you have to choose from while you’re there.
But more and more, it’s the activity or even the food that’s the inspiration for the travel.
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