Greg Aragon

Wine, Food and Luxurious Accommodations in Sonoma County
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Wine, Food and Luxurious Accommodations in Sonoma County

By Greg Aragon Sonoma County is known for its beautiful wine country, but the fertile region is also rich with farms, restaurants, unique and luxurious hotels, and lots of fun things to do. The area has been on my radar the past few months and now as more destinations reopen, I would like to plan…

Food, Wine and Luxurious Villas at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
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Food, Wine and Luxurious Villas at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

By Greg Aragon I’ve stayed in lots of luxurious and unique hotel rooms around Southern California, but I’ve never stayed in one that sits amongst lush vineyards. That is until this past weekend when I experienced South Coast Winery Resort & Spa. Situated on 63 lush acres in Temecula’s burgeoning wine country, South Coast Winery…

Island Life at El Cordova Hotel in Coronado
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Island Life at El Cordova Hotel in Coronado

Coronado Island is a seaside paradise in the San Diego Bay that is full of history, relaxing atmosphere and great weather. The small, resort town is also home to a charming boutique hotel called El Cordova, which I discovered on a memorable weekend getaway. The adventure began when a friend and I drove through Downtown San Diego, crossed the beautiful, 2-mile-long Coronado Bridge and…

Destinations are Open and Fun is Waiting
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Destinations are Open and Fun is Waiting

As I discussed last week, there are lots of great destinations currently open for fun and safe business. All it takes is a little research and a couple phone calls to see if the spot you are looking at is ready for you. A couple places that I’ve been looking into lately include Morongo Casino,…

Meandering Around Marina Del Rey
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Meandering Around Marina Del Rey

It may be tough to travel these days, but it is not impossible. There are lots of fun places open for business and with a little research and planning, you can still have a great getaway away from home. Such was the case when a friend and I recently escaped to Marina del Rey, one…

The Ranch at Laguna Beach
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The Ranch at Laguna Beach

The Ranch at Laguna Beach is the best of both vacation worlds. Set in a lush canyon, next to a flowing stream, the resort offers guests a classy, rustic atmosphere. And located a few hundred yards from the Pacific Ocean, it also boasts a California beach feel. In other words, The Ranch is one of my new favorite hideaways. It is important to note…

Reliving a Day at the La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
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Reliving a Day at the La Brea Tar Pits & Museum

Los Angeles has many fascinating sights, but nothing can match the history of mystery of the La Brea Tar Pits. This area of bubbling asphalt along Wilshire Boulevard has intrigued scientists and visitors since it was discovered more than 100 years ago. As of today, it is the only actively excavated Ice Age fossil site found in an…

Hanging Out in Huntington Beach California
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Hanging Out in Huntington Beach California

By Greg Aragon One of the many great things about Southern California is that even in winter, I can still get away to a beach city and have a great time in the sun. Such was the case on my last visit to Huntington Beach. The place is legendary around the world as one of…

Watching Whales in the Sea of Cortes
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Watching Whales in the Sea of Cortes

By Greg Aragon January through April is whale watching season along the California coast and into Baja California. Each winter, thousands of gray whales travel about 5,000 miles from cold Alaskan waters to the warm bays of Mexico. When spring comes, the animals turn around and head back. There are many great places to see this…

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