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Santa Rosa sits squarely in the heart of Sonoma County and is a place ”where the beer flows like wine”(I’ve been waiting my whole life to use that Dumb and Dumber quote!). Just 55 short miles north of San…

Santa Cruz

The end of summer does not necessarily have to equal the end of fun, or the end of adventures. Weekends can provide just enough time for a quick jaunt to recharge your batteries before launching into another week of…

Perhaps you prefer a long hike in the mountains or bike ride along the beach but the family wants to go to Disneyland. While health and wellbeing, are not, perhaps, the first things people think of when pondering a…

Santa Cruz by Justine

When my friend and I were entertaining doing a day trip down to Santa Cruz, we had the following criteria that we wanted to include: a hike, a deliciously rewarding coffee, and some beach time. I don’t want to…

In the book, How to Cycle, published in 1892, Dr. K.K. Doty wrote that “Cyclers see considerable more of this beautiful world than any other class of citizens. A good bicycle, well applied, will cure most ills this flesh…

520 20th Street Oakland, CA 94612 (510) 452-2022 touchstoneclimbing.com Description The Great Western Power Co. is just one branch of the many state-of-the-art rock-climbing facilities operated by Touchstone Climbing Incorporated. Each club offers plenty of indoor climbing terrain, plus…

600 E. Edgewater Place in the Balboa Fun Zone Newport Beach, CA 92661 (949) 673-3372 newportbeachboatrentals.com Description Avoid a long walk from rental store to water and rent from Marina Boat Rentals, located right on the bay. Rentals range…