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In a state renowned across the globe for its wine, the name that comes out on top, year after year, is Napa Valley. Incomparable vistas pair seamlessly with generations of passion to create some incredible wines—an effort matched only by exceptional dining, quaint accommodations, and a natural beauty that shines all year long.

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Napa Valley

A combination of history and extraordinary climate has helped Napa Valley become one of the world's leading wine regions.

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Sonoma County

In Sonoma County, world-class wines are only the beginning. The countryside of this fertile region is peppered with extravagant resorts, charming B&Bs, Michelin-rated restaurants, and outdoor activities for all ages.

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Mendocino County

Escape to this picturesque coastal region which has a thriving art scene, culinary bounty, and phenomenal natural beauty that defines this corner of Northern California.

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Lodi

Located between the San Francisco Bay and the Sierra Nevada Mountains lies Lodi, a wine country region quickly emerging as one of California’s most exciting wine destinations.

Don't Miss

  1. HALL Wines - St. Helena Napa Valley - Wine meets art with amazing sophistication, in the heart of St. Helena.
    401 St. Helena Highway South, St. Helena CA
  2. Sonoma County - Sit back and enjoy the view, sipping bubbly has never been more relaxing.
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  3. Kayak Mendocino Mendocino - Hop on an Ocean Kayak and get ready for a guided tour of the sea caves. Van Damme Beach State Park.
    Van Damme Beach State Park CA-1, Little River CA
  4. O.A.R.S. California Rafting Grab an oar and cool off with a wild ride down the south fork of the American River.
    , Angels Camp CA
  5. Woodbridge Ecological Reserve (Isenberg Crane Reserve) Lodi - Thousands of cranes use this small reserve as a nesting ground, creating a birdwatcher’s paradise.
    Woodbridge Road, Lodi CA
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Gold Country

In a place where the past and future merge, Gold Country offers a glimpse into California's Gold Rush history and abounds with exciting outdoor adventures, quaint bed & breakfasts, and down home American cuisine.

Napa Valley Lodging

Resort & Spa
Vino Bello Resort

Prime location makes trips to Napa Valley, Sonoma and San Francisco a breeze. Tuscan design and surrounding vine-covered landscapes welcome you back from your day’s explorations.

Hotel
Westin Verasa Napa

Wake up refreshed, rejuvenated in our hotel featuring 180 guestrooms with modern amenities, award-winning cuisine and near several Napa attractions. Great rates and special offers!

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Livermore & Tri-Valley

Check out the restaurant scene, taste award-winning wines, and do a little shopping in Livermore and the surrounding Tri-Valley area.

Sonoma County Lodging

Resort & Spa
Kenwood Inn and Spa

In the heart of Sonoma County, Kenwood Inn and Spa is a tranquil hideaway with the allure of a Tuscan villa.

Resort & Spa
MacArthur Place Inn & Spa

Luxury 64-room inn and spa on a magnificent 7-acre estate 4 blocks from Sonoma Plaza. Named "Top Twenty American Inns" Conde Nast Traveler.

A hundred lifetimes could be spent in northern California, and only a fraction of its appeal could be experienced. The foggy streets of San Francisco quickly give way to the agricultural diversity of Mendocino, the farm-fresh fare of Sonoma County, and the extraordinary wines of the Napa Valley. Farther out, the untouched wilderness offers countless opportunities for immersion in the grandeur of nature. A trip to northern California might feel overwhelming at first, but it’s a visit that is only as limited as the imagination.

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Santa Barbara County

A trip to Santa Barbara County revives the senses and soothes the soul. With a vast coastline that gives way to rugged backcountry, the charming hamlets scattered through the region offer romantic dining experiences, a chance to interact with nature, and of course, relaxation.

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San Luis Obispo County

Go to SLO (San Luis Obispo County) where the simple pleasures are enjoyed, food is savored, and relaxation is placed at a premium.

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Few stretches of coastline are as world-renowned as that of Monterey County’s. View the splendor of plunging cliff faces and sloping emerald mountainsides on your next trip to this beautiful region which also boasts world-class golf.

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Santa Cruz County

Pack a sense of adventure and catch some waves on the coast in Santa Cruz, a surfer’s paradise. Or, plan a family getaway and visit the towering redwoods, eat at farm-to-fork restaurants, and play in the sand on the boardwalk.

Don't Miss

  1. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Santa Cruz County - California’s oldest amusement park - founded in 1907 - harkens back to old-time, beachfront fun for the whole family.
    400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz CA
  2. Monterey's Fish House Monterey County - This rustic dining spot serves up some of the freshest seafood on the Pacific Coast.
    2114 Del Monte, Monterey CA
  3. Sanguis Winery Santa Barbara County - Serious winemaking technique go into each bottle of the Rhone-style wines produced at this charming winery.
    8 Ashley Ave, Santa Barbara CA
  4. Hearst Castle San Luis Obispo County - Built by newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst, this opulent estate is a jawdropping architectural marvel.
    750 Hearst Castle Road, San Simeon CA

Southern California

Set in the backdrop of history, southern California continues to evolve. The sunny beaches and cosmopolitan centers are known the world over, but those who choose to visit quickly come to realize that there’s much more to this part of California than glamour and sunglasses: a multitude of intimate villages and friendly towns—like the up-and-coming haven of Temecula—help to define this region, where visitors can unwind and relax—while never straying too far from the action.

Discover old-world, outdoor activities, opulent wine tastings, and an abundance of top-tier accommodations and restaurants.

Temecula Valley Lodging

Resort & Spa
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

Close your eyes and fall into a deep sleep that's made possible by this luxury hotel's peace, quiet, and exquisite beds. Then open them in the morning to view the gorgeous winery landscapes from your window or terrace.

Temecula Valley Things To Do

Ballooning & Air Sports
California Dreamin'

Enjoy the views and beauty of the Temecula Wine Country, including vineyards, wineries, olive and citrus groves, from the vantage point of a hot air balloon.

Farmers Market
Temecula Farmers Market

Temecula Valley Weddings

Wedding Venue
Abbott Manor Weddings and Events

Perfect for weddings, photoshoots, and other special events, the Abbott Manor is the perfect place to for a breathtaking view. The staff will work with budgets of all sizes, which is amazing considering the beauty of the property.

Wedding Venue
Los Willows

The cities of Oregon are, of course, known for their friendly eccentricity – any Portlander will tell you that much. But thriving urban centers are only the beginning of what this state has to offer. A short drive to the south leads visitors to one of the many tiny towns in the pristine Willamette Valley, where people are eager to share, through passion and hospitality, all they’ve accomplished. A vacation in Oregon might be temporary, but the experiences garnered will remain long after.

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Oregon

The rugged, emerald terrain of Oregon’s coast has allured generations of travelers in search of mystery. Inland, the sprawling, multi-hued deserts and serene lakes have captivated visitors for centuries.

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Willamette Valley

More than 70 percent of the state's population lives in Willamette Valley (150-miles-long). If you’re looking for Oregon’s famous, quirky culture, this is the destination.

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Portland

Bursting with a culture all its own, the city of Portland has carefully cultivated a reputation where eccentricity blends effortlessly with passion.

Oregon Lodging

Hotel
Ace Hotel

The comfortable rooms in this hotel are uniquely decorated with a somewhat industrial vibe. It is located downtown, close to restaurants and shops.

Bed & Breakfast/Inn
Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn

Take an intimate and romantic getaway to this cozy inn located on beautiful property. You’ll enjoy relaxation, sweeping views, wine tasting, and delicious breakfast.

Oregon Wineries

Winery
Erath Winery

The lovely, cozy tasting room at this winery provides a relaxing atmosphere where you can taste at your leisure. Your attentive host will explain the different varietals as you taste.

When the first settlers arrived in Washington State thousands of years ago, the unspoiled beauty of the land must have provided a sense of wonder. Through the passing of the millennia, little has changed in this region: the lushness of locales like Yakima Valley, along with towering mountains, rolling, multi-hued deserts, and a crashing coastline continue to inspire those who visit this region, where adventure is commonplace, and where new experiences are only as far as your next conversation.

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Washington

Washington is one of the most popular new winemaking regions, with a laid-back lifestyle that rivals that of the neighbors to the south.

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Yakima Valley

Startling the line between Washington’s east and west, the Yakima Valley AVA offers some of the most unique wines to be found anywhere in the state.

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Washington Things To Do

Outdoor Activities
Cowiche Canyon Trail

Farmers Market
Johnson's Orchards

Washington Lodging

Resort
Canyon River Ranch

This expansive ranch offers an incredible array of exciting outdoor opportunities including fly fishing, archery and river rafting as well as homely accommodation. Don’t miss out sampling some of the great wine made at the on-site vineyard.

Bed & Breakfast/Inn
Rosedell Bed & Breakfast

The stately aura of the Rosedell B&B creates an atmosphere of grandeur and luxury. There are a variety of uniquely furnished rooms steeped in heritage, or you can even book out the entire house for yourself over Thanksgiving or Christmas.

At a confluence of cultures, the Texas Hill Country has thrived. The Lone Star State is famous for its size and its cities (eclectic Austin is an excellent starting point), but visitors know that the only things larger than the sky and the gently rolling, vineyard-strewn hills, are the personalities that populate this portion of the state, where heritage is preserved, where flavors are enjoyed, and where conversation carries on, long after the sun has settled.

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Texas Hill Country

The rumpled terrain of Texas’ famous Hill Country is marked by grazing cattle, lined by wooded canyons, and peppered by historic towns.

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Town

Austin

Discover great hotels, world-class cuisine, a music scene that is truly one-of-a-kind, and an abundance of outdoor activities.

Texas Hill Country Things To Do

Wine Tours & Sightseeing
Texas Wine Tours

Make fun memories while your knowledgeable driver takes you around the area for wine tastings. They’ll pick you up right at your door and provide great hospitality along the way.

Culinary Activities
Austin Eats Food Tours

Austin's original restaurant food tour transports you to the tastiest eats in the city aboard a comfortable motor coach. From golden eggs at Walton's Fancy & Staple to cupcakes from Sugar Mamas and everything in between, this tour is a treat!

Texas Hill Country Lodging

Resort & Spa
Lake Austin Spa Resort

With beautiful grounds, a relaxing spa and accommodating staff, you can expect a pleasant stay at this comfortable resort. Participate in yoga or meditation to enhance your relaxation.

Bed & Breakfasts/ Inns
Sugarberry Inn

Where North meets South, where nature meets the city, and where history meets the future, there’s Virginia. The founding fathers were captivated by this area of the country, likely for the same reasons as the visitors of today: they saw beauty in the sweeping mountains, peace in the tranquil countryside, recreation at the shore, reprieve in the Shenandoah Valley, and most of all, a thrilling capacity for community—a sensibility that has remained throughout the centuries.

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Virginia

Amidst profound natural beauty, cities and towns that have been built upon history, each containing cultural experiences unlike any other: that’s just the beginning in Virginia.

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Shenandoah Valley

An array of bucolic hamlets dot this fertile region, offering an abundance of dining opportunities, relaxing getaways, and some of the best wine in the east.

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Virginia Lodging

Bed & Breakfast/Inn
Frederick House

Bed & Breakfast/Inn
Smithfield Farm Bed & Breakfast

Virginia Things To Do

Arts & Entertainment
American Shakespeare Center

Golf
Belmont Golf Course

A wonderful course for "green" and veteran players alike. Affordable and challenging, the greens are kept in great condition on this 18-hole PGA Championship course.