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Temecula: The Best California Wine Region You Never Heard Of

When you think of California wine regions, you likely think of Sonoma and Napa.  Maybe even Santa Barbara. But few people outside of Southern California are aware of Temecula, a fantastic wine region one hour north of San Diego. In fact, many of my local San Diego friends had never been to Temecula, much to …

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Review: La Belle Epoque Bed & Breakfast in Napa

  Built in 1893, La Belle Epoque is indeed, an original Napa Victorian Painted Lady. With six elegantly appointed rooms in the main house this Queen Anne Victorian is on the National Register of Historic Homes. The sister property across the street houses four suites in the Buckley House. Guests may expect turn-of-the-century ambiance with …

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Urban Camping at San Elijo State Beach in Southern California

This is a guest post by Susan Guillory of The Unexplorer. I label the type of camping I’m about to tell you about as “urban” because I’ve been camping in the desert several times without a toilet or paved roads. So camping at San Elijo State Beach, where you can walk to Starbucks and a fantastic donut shop …

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