Tag: California

A whirlwind weekend in San Francisco: Tips for the time-strapped

A whirlwind weekend in San Francisco: Tips for the time-strapped

With so much to see and do, a weekend in San Francisco seems like hardly enough time. Contributor Lori Tripoli offers some tips for time-strapped tourists!

July 3, 2017 | By | 6 Replies More
Hampton by Hilton goes coastal

Hampton by Hilton goes coastal

The brand debuts four new properties in coastal cities, just in time for summer!

April 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Festival Napa Valley: One more reason to visit Napa in summer

Festival Napa Valley: One more reason to visit Napa in summer

Mark you calendar. Festival Napa Valley, now in its 12th season, will take place this year from July 14-23, 2017.

February 7, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Ojai Valley Inn & Spa: A luxury southern California getaway

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa: A luxury southern California getaway

Guest contributor Laura Kelly writes about her visit to the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, a dreamy destination along many dimensions.

November 6, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Cavallo Point: Enjoying the walks and day trips

Cavallo Point: Enjoying the walks and day trips

Guest contributor Laura Kelly describes some of the hikes and day trips when using Cavallo Point Lodge as the jumping-off point.

October 28, 2016 | By | 4 Replies More
Cavallo Point, the Lodge at the Golden Gate: A luxury stay at an urban national park

Cavallo Point, the Lodge at the Golden Gate: A luxury stay at an urban national park

Guest contributor Laura Kelly reviews Cavallo Point Lodge in San Francisco—a great place for lovers of historic hotels, great views, nature, and cities.

October 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Evangeline: French bistro with Creole soul in Calistoga

Evangeline: French bistro with Creole soul in Calistoga

If I have one regret about my recent visit to Evangeline it’s that I didn’t eat more…

September 2, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Bonding over massage at Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Bonding over massage at Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Contributing health and spa writer Sheryl Kraft achieves a double dose of happiness at the spa at Paradise Point Resort & Spa.

March 8, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
Unwinding at The Spa at Torrey Pines

Unwinding at The Spa at Torrey Pines

Contributing health and spa writer Sheryl Kraft describes her visit to The Spa at Torrey Pines.

January 23, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Long Beach: Queen Mary and other seaside pleasures

Long Beach: Queen Mary and other seaside pleasures

Guest bloggers John and Sandra Nowlan report on their recent visit to Long Beach, California to indulge their interest in all things “Cunard.”

December 22, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Visiting Adult Kids? Five reasons to stay at a hotel

Visiting Adult Kids? Five reasons to stay at a hotel

For empty nesters, there are some distinct advantages to a hotel stay when visiting adult kids.

December 3, 2015 | By | 24 Replies More
Visiting Milpitas Square: A culinary mini-trip to the Orient

Visiting Milpitas Square: A culinary mini-trip to the Orient

We never imagined the colorful Milpitas Square across the street from our hotel would make for a fascinating culinary mini-trip.

October 22, 2015 | By | 5 Replies More
A weekend stay at Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley

A weekend stay at Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley

The Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley offers a perfect base for luxury travelers, arriving for either business or leisure.

September 30, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Five Free Things to Do in Santa Clara

Five Free Things to Do in Santa Clara

Tooling around Santa Clara on a weekend, you’ll find plenty of free things to do.

September 9, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More
Empty Nester “Seekenders” explore the Silicon Valley

Empty Nester “Seekenders” explore the Silicon Valley

The Silicon Valley isn’t just a great place to work, it’s also a great place to visit

August 13, 2015 | By | 8 Replies More
Six great cemeteries for tourism

Six great cemeteries for tourism

Here are six great cemeteries for tourists.

July 26, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Guest Post – Napa Valley and beyond

Guest Post – Napa Valley and beyond

John and Sandra Nowlan discover more than they unexpected in California’s Napa Valley and beyond.

April 23, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Family-friendly Napa Valley: Beyond the wIne

Family-friendly Napa Valley: Beyond the wIne

You might be surprised at just how family-friendly Napa Valley really is..

April 7, 2015 | By | 7 Replies More
Off-Season Travel: Is there really such a thing?

Off-Season Travel: Is there really such a thing?

Boomer travel bloggers describe the special joys of off-season travel.

January 24, 2015 | By | 55 Replies More
Cabernet season in the Napa Valley

Cabernet season in the Napa Valley

Napa Valley slows down during Cabernet season, making it especially welcoming for visitors.

January 18, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More
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