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San Diego’s Not So Spooky Spirits

Spooky season is just around the corner, so what better way to celebrate than with some spirits? And for those scared of ghosts and ghouls, there’s no need to fret because there’s nothing scary about these spirits. San Diego’s nickname “Capital of Craft” extends far past beer and cocktail programs to an array of liquors, including whiskey, gin, vodka, rum, agave spirits and more, brewed right here in San Diego. Whether curious travelers prefer a traditional tipple — dark or clear — or fancy an experimental liquor brewed with pomegranate or pumpkin, there’s a place to punch up everyone’s drinking…

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4 Fall Activities to Explore in and Around Lompoc

Fall is an ideal time to tour Southern California. The temperatures drop a bit and the humidity backs off, making outdoor adventures more enjoyable. If you’re looking for fun weekend activities, look no further than Lompoc.  Whether you spend the day in historic Old Town or venture just outside the city borders into the sprawling hills of wine country, you have a variety of activities to choose from.  Consider these fall activities: Head to Old Town, the historic heart of the city, to see 30+ murals that dot the roadsides. Some larger-than-life murals stretch across buildings while others liven up…

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Westside Food, Wine & Spirits Festival

Sunday October 23rd the Westside Food, Wine & Spirits Festival benefiting the Westside Food Bank returns to the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo. Festivities will take place both inside the museum providing you an opportunity for photos with many of the classic autos along with more activities and attractions outside. There will be a tasty fun blend of food, alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks, and more. This 7th edition of the festival will showcase a variety of Southern California’s best culinary talent, finest wines, and spirit makers. A variety of 25+ Restaurants, Caterers, Wine, Craft Spirits and Breweries, and Non-alcoholic…

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5 Best Southland Beaches to Visit in the Fall

Summer in SoCal is the best time to go to the beach, which is why most are so crowded. But the fall is even better because the beaches are just as spectacular, but much less crowded. If you’re looking for a little piece of peace, be sure to visit these secluded pockets of heaven. Trestles beach, or just Trestles, is a mystery beach for sunbathers but a home to surfers. It’s divided into sections; Church, Middles, Lowers, Uppers and Cottons; depending on surfer skill level. Located in San Clemente, the beach is known for taking a while to get to…

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Camping in Catalina

Catalina —  a fabulous Southern California spot with land and water adventures that can be enjoyed on every budget. A less expensive, romantic and often overlooked way to explore the magical island with family or a significant other is at one of the five camping sites. The Two Harbors Campground offers both tent camping and cabins which sleep up to six people. This site features 42 individual sites and three group-camping areas. For campground facilities, rangers rent equipment. The Parsons’ Landing Campground is a bring-your-own supplies locale with eight campsites which can accommodate up to six people. It is accessible…

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