Stretching from San Simeon to Morro Bay, California, the Pacific Coast Wine Trail offers visitors a unique, up close and personal wine experience. Often you will have wine poured by the owners or the winemakers, giving you a one-on-one experience as they tell you about their wines. Certainly these wineries can be classified as boutique wineries, but don’t mistake size for quality. As in all central California wineries, these wines are world class. Read more...
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The western-most of the inhabited Florida keys, Key West is literally the end of the road—US Highway 1, to be exact. The highway spans one-hundred-twenty-seven miles from Miami, separating the western edge of Florida Bay from the Atlantic Ocean to the south and east. This places Key West at the epicenter of a sport fisherman’s and diver's paradise. Go north and west into the Bay for an abundance of tarpon, bonefish, permit, and if you’re really up for a challenge go for barracuda or shark. You can spin-cast or fly-fish from shore, from a kayak, canoe, just about any shallow-draft boat will do. If you’re paddling, just don’t get caught downwind in a blow - and have plenty of water and mosquito repellant handy. Read more...
From Florence to Brookings, the southern Oregon Coast offers the ocean as nature intended with its rugged natural beauty, as well as historic and quaint cities.
Florence, located at the starting point of our journey down the spectacular southern Oregon coast, is a scenic and recreational paradise. This charming town was originally inhabited by the Suislaw Indians. Eventually Florence became home to timber mills and was officially settled in the late 1800's. Today it is a top tourist destination along the Oregon coast. Read more...
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