By Mary Charlebois Avila Beach is a small and lively beach community on California’s Central Coast. Tucked into the crook of a fish-hook shaped cove, the seaside village has balmy weather most of the year. It’s the ideal combination of sandy beaches to the west and hilly woodlands to the east. A weekend here can be active or just R&R…. View Post
By Tina Walsh Aristotle said, “To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” On a recent trip to Copper Mountain, we decided …“to further explore the beauty of the snow covered mountains, we needed to step away from the ski slopes.” The Rocky Mountains in winter are a combination of breathtaking majesty… View Post
By Theresa St. John It isn’t until I park my rental car in the long, sprawling driveway that I realize just how large the Coastal Arts Center is. I’ve driven down from my vacation rental on a warm, sunny day, arriving well before the complex is open. The whole area is inviting. Tucked into four acres of land, with plenty… View Post
Morro Bay is a small fishing port. The natural scenery is spectacular. The working/pleasure harbor and marina are laid back.
By Amy Piper When picturing Breckenridge, you probably conjure up images of skiers racing down Peak 10 on six inches of powder. However, beyond the snow-covered peaks, there’s a casual mountain town where makers have found ways to support their desire to remain in the mountains. We spent 48 hours in Breck exploring the town’s makers and the mountains they… View Post