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Luxury on a Dude RanchFeatured

The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort is one of more than 300 hotels and resorts throughout the country that is recognized for maintaining its history and distinguished architecture. “The Alisal,” in the Chumash language means “grove of the Sycamores,” which describes the backdrop of the celebrated ranch, located in the Santa Ynez Valley. The 10,500-acre property was once known as Rancho Nojoqui and is still a working ranch today.  The Resort The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort boasts 73 private guest cottages and suites, a 6,500-sq.ft. spa, swimming pool and fitness center. With an array of amenities and activities from which to…

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10 Intriguing Stops for your next Southern California Road Trip

A southern California road trip is the perfect escape because road trips are often more than the destinations. Hop in the car, hit the open road, and holler the lyrics to California Dreamin’. Satiate your curiosity with a stop at one of these Golden State wonders on your next automotive adventure.  Santa Barbara Bird Sanctuary  This unusual haven in Summerland rescues unwanted and displaced birds. Learn about the recovery stories of over 30 abused, abandoned, injured, and orphaned birds with a 45-minute tour from a caring docent. It’s impossible to not want to donate to these feathered friends who might…

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Stress Less on Your Next Family Vacation

A vacation is all about getting away and taking a break from the pressures of daily life. Some smart planning and the use of handy travel apps can help ensure your next adventure is a stress-free success. Create a Travel Buffer When booking your trip, plan an extra day or two on the front and back ends of your travel itinerary. This provides you with optimal time to finalize preparations, organize your packing and avoid last-minute scrambles. On the return trip, the added day gives you some cushion so you don’t have to stress about getting back to work if…

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Head-Turning 20-Inch Pizza Slices Return to Mickey’s Deli in Hermosa Beach for National Pizza Month 

Mickey’s Italian Deli & Pizzeria, one of the most popular Italian restaurants in the Hermosa Beach area of Los Angeles, has officially announced that it will be bringing back one of its favorite deals this October in celebration of National Pizza Month.  From October 1 to October 30, Mickey’s will bring back its signature 20-inch pizza slices for just $17.75, which puts the “larger than a regular pizza” slices in the same general price range as most traditional pizzas. These eye-popping 20-inch slices of authentic Italian pizza promise to pack delicious taste in each bite, catch the attention of passersby,…

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OC’s Bucket List Challenge

Immerse yourself in the ultimate Orange County vacation by exploring hot spots that the locals don’t want you to know about. Our bucket list has something for everyone from cruising scenic harbors, hiking to breath-taking vistas and getting sworn in as a pirate to discovering hidden restaurants and splashing around one of the longest water park lazy rivers.  1.)Drop 96 Degrees on California’s First Dive Coaster, HangTimeEnjoy over 30 exhilarating rides including the famous Timber Mountain Log Ride, visit the loveable Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang at Camp Snoopy and pan for gold at the only authentic 1880’s Ghost Town…

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