One Day, One Place: Ventura, California

From Jill K. Robinson in San Francisco Chronicle published December 14, 2018 Framed on one side by mountains and on the other by the Channel Islands, Ventura’s beachy setting along California’s Central Coast can make visitors feel as if they’ve stumbled upon a bit of magic. That makes perfect sense, because the original name of…Read More

California guitar makers are going green

From by Andy Murdock in San Francisco Chronicle published December 14, 2018 The first thing that greets me as I walk into Santa Cruz Guitar Co. is a life-size cardboard cutout of a smiling Richard Hoover, the company’s founder. The second thing is the real smiling Richard Hoover, holding out a box of doughnuts. “That…Read More

Where to visit in December? Here are some ideas

From Nancy Trejos in USA Today published December 3, 2018 December is peak travel season as travelers take advantage of the holidays. Many have to journey to see their relatives. But for those who can take trips just for leisure, there are plenty of options. Here are a few places around the USA and abroad…Read More

Ideas for your next California Central Coast road trip

From Fox 11 Good Day LA published October 10, 2018 Ashley Colburn joined us with ideas for your next California central coast road trip! Click here to watch the video.Read More

5 Things to Know Before You Travel to Channel Islands

From Nancy D. Brown's What a Trip, published on September 21, 2018 My husband and I recently visited Ventura County in southern California. We both love the coast and traveling to new destinations. The highlight of our vacation was a day trip to kayak at Channel Islands National Park. We saw dolphins, seals, the adorable…Read More

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