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Walk Waikiki Beach

Take off your shoes, roll up your pants and wiggle your toes in the warm, golden sand. This is WAIKIKI BEACH, a 2-mile stretch of shoreline known throughout the world. From the Hilton Hawaiian Village, the beach narrows as you head toward Diamond Head, passing the Outrigger Reef Hotel and the gracefully prestigious Halekulani Hotel. [...] Read More →

San Diego

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Whale Watching

If you’ve never had the opportunity to go whale watching, now is the time to do it, during your visit to San Diego. With 70 miles of coastline directly in the migration path of 20,000 gray whales on their way to Baja California to give birth to their calves, San Diego is one of the [...] Read More →


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Inn of the Lost Coast, Shelter Cove

When getting lost is just what you need… Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience and discover what distinguishes Inn of the Lost Coast from every other Shelter Cove destination. Each of the Inn’s newly-crafted suites are packed full of amenities. Enjoy spectacular views of the Pacific Northwest coastline atop the high cliffs of California’s iconic [...] Read More →

Hilton Head

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Take a Sailing Cruise

Slicing through Hilton Head’s sparkling waters aboard a sail boat, with the warm sun shining above and the fresh wind blowing through your hair, invigorates the senses and relaxes the mind, providing the perfect excursion for families, friends and lovers. Numerous companies on Hilton Head offer an array of sailboat charters and rentals. Some offer [...] Read More →


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Film on Kaua’i

Although Hollywood FILMMAKERS have been MAKING MOVIES ON KAUA‘I for many years, recent big-budget films with A-list stars continue to catapult Hawai‘i into the spotlight. PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES, starring Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz, was filmed here, as was 2011’s THE DESCENDANTS, starring George Clooney, which earned an Oscar. The family [...] Read More →

Los Angeles

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Visit Marina Del Rey

With sunny skies and luxury yachts, it’s easy to see why you’ll want to visit Marina del Rey. Its relaxed, resort-style vibe is signature in its waterfront hotels and restaurants while visitors enjoy the endless wave of activities that stretch along the Los Angeles coastline. Dine outdoors against a backdrop of sparkling marina views. Cruise [...] Read More →

Mendocino County

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Point Arena Lighthouse

Set in some of the most spectacular yet peaceful surroundings on the northern California coast, and right next to the Point Arena-Stornetta Unit of the California Coastal National Monument, stands the Point Arena Lighthouse. It is the tallest lighthouse on the West Coast (115 ft.), and you can climb to the lantern room at its [...] Read More →

Southern Oregon & Del Norte, CA

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Trees of Mystery

Northern California’s redwood trees are some of the most remarkable sights in the world. A great place to enjoy them is at Trees of Mystery in Klamath. When you arrive, the official hosts, a towering 50 ft. Paul Bunyan and 35 ft. Babe the Blue Ox, will greet you. One of the most popular attractions [...] Read More →


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Cruise Humpback Whale Territory

Anyone who climbs aboard a vessel starting in December and heads for the open ocean off O‘ahu can expect to see HUMPBACK WHALES. There are so many of them that most boat companies don’t hesitate to guarantee sightings. (Truth is it’s hard to miss a 40-ton humpback when it propels its 45-foot bulk to the [...] Read More →

Napa & Sonoma County

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Drive the Scenic Pacific Coast Highway

People from all over the world come to this area just to drive the spectacular Pacific Coast Highway (Coastal Highway 1). From the Golden Gate Bridge, take the Muir Beach exit, just past Sausalito/Marin City. You will wind past beautiful beaches and past the Point Reyes National Seashore. Highway 1 continues along the coast, breaking [...] Read More →

Orange County

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Old World Huntington Beach

Old World Huntington Beach offers unique “Old World European” experience. From dining, shopping, entertainment and special event experiences for Southern California locals and tourists alike. Old World opened its doors back in 1978 and remains family-run and operated. While best known for its epic Oktoberfest Celebrations, Old World is also home to its award-winning German [...] Read More →

Big Island

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Get in the Hot Seat

Madame Pele, the legendary HAWAIIAN VOLCANO GODDESS, continues to stay active from her home inside her favorite volcano, KILAUEA. Things may have changed by the time you read this, but the eruption continues at the summit and at the East Rift zone. Thankfully, the flow is not a threat to neighboring communities. When fiery-hot lava, [...] Read More →

Shasta Cascade

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Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

The majestic Pacific Crest Trail traverses 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada and passes more than 1,000 lakes and towns, descends 19 canyons, and climbs nearly 60 major mountain passes. It crosses meadows, forests, deserts, and glacier-flaked mountains. Parts of it are in California, Oregon, and Washington. There are many ways to enjoy this trail, [...] Read More →

Western & Coastal Oregon

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Sand Dunes Frontier

Visitors are sure to find exciting things to do at the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Over the years, winds have carved out the sand to form dunes of up to 500 feet above sea level. Located just south of Florence off Hwy 101, the dunes cover a 40-mile stretch of coast making it the [...] Read More →