Destinations

The Allure of Joshua Tree

Discover the art of the desert Named for its epic, twisted trees, Joshua Tree is both a place and a state of mind. Designated as a national park in 1994, Joshua Tree straddles the Colorado and Mojave deserts and is about an hour away from Palm Springs. It remains a haven for artists, musicians, and […]

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Exploring Banff

Canada’s premier national park, Banff National Park, in Alberta, is truly spectacular. Stay awhile in the charming town of Banff right inside the park. Witness the stunning scenery as you explore Banff Avenue’s colorful boutiques and restaurants beneath the shining peaks of Mt. Cascade. No trip to the area would be complete without afternoon tea […]

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Celebrating Nashville

Athens of the South Welcome to Nashville—Tennessee’s star-studded capital. Aptly named Music City, creativity flows like whiskey, and most visitors and residents simply go with the flow—starting with downtown Broadway, where the lights shine as brightly as the talent performing in the area’s famed honky-tonks. On your visit, be sure to dine and shop till […]

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Flying High in Temecula

Nicknamed Southern California Wine Country, Temecula boasts nearly 50 wineries amid 30,000 acres of lush rolling hills. Lucky residents and guests can sip Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir to their heart’s content at some of California’s best vineyards. A mere two hours southeast of Calabasas, Temecula’s mild Mediterranean climate and stunning scenery […]

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Glamping in Style

With the increased desire for privacy and lower hotel prices, many have turned to the enticing world of glamping, a term first coined nearly two decades ago in the United Kingdom, combining glamour and camping. Glamping combines the joy of camping, such as fresh air and nature, with the added benefits of a hotel. A […]

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The Call of the Open Road

Do you ever feel like simply hitting the road, leaving all your worries in the rearview mirror? It may be time to answer the call of the open road. There’s nothing more freeing than packing a light suitcase, or nothing at all, and heading into the sunset. Cowboys and cowgirls had the right idea. Little […]

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Explore Mammoth

Have you ever wondered what Mammoth is like under all that snow? Although Mammoth Mountain is renowned as a winter wonderland, it’s also a perfectly delightful destination during spring, summer, and fall. About a five-hour drive from Calabasas in the Sierra Nevada range off Highway 395, the town of Mammoth Lakes sits 7,900 feet above […]

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Enjoying Paso Robles

Many people pass through Paso Robles on their way to or from someplace else. However, it’s truly a unique destination on its own. Located between Los Angeles and San Francisco amid the rolling hills of Central California’s exquisite wine country, Paso Robles offers a respite from the hustle and bustle with world-class wineries, restaurants, farmers’ […]

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Explore Big Sur

the awe of nature Painters, poets, and writers, such as Henry Miller, considered Big Sur “God’s Country.” Whatever your calling, you’ll surely feel the spirituality of the place as well. Nestled amid sheer cliffs, meandering trails, and endless turquoise seas, Big Sur has tempted tourists in search of serenity ever since Highway One, a miraculous […]

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Explore San Francisco

We’re so blessed to live in California where such jewels as San Francisco —the City by the Bay—beckon. From the historic architecture of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, and the colorful Victorian painted ladies to the diverse districts, including Chinatown, Nob Hill, and Haight-Ashbury, the city offers eye-popping views around […]

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Explore Las Vegas

Las Vegas has long been known as an oasis of gambling and glamour. There’s also another world waiting just outside the Strip within Las Vegas territory. To start, you don’t need to venture far to discover the shining land of neon. Explore Downtown Las Vegas, with its iconic neon cowboy and famed neon museum. Discover […]

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Explore Sedona: Land of Enchantment

An eight-hour drive from Calabasas or short plane flight from L.A., Sedona offers a feast for the senses. Located just two hours from the Grand Canyon to the north and Phoenix to the south, this land of enchantment is a world away from ordinary. The first things you’ll notice are the majestic, red rock formations […]

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