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Wine Country Biking Tour in Santa Barbara
"Your group will be picked up by air-conditioned vans at a prearranged meeting spot at 10:00 AM. We will then shuttle by van to the Santa Ynez Valley. After getting riders fitted we ride along the scenic back-roads to our first winery. Once there the winery staff takes us for a tasting and your guide will prepare an enjoyable “deli spread” picnic lunch with lots of options. Cold beverages and water will be provided throughout the tour. Then we pedal on to the second winery. Your guides wil and several wineries extend discounts on wine purchases to our guests. This trip receives rave reviews from guests. We have done similar tours for wine and travel writers corporate groups bachelorette and birthday parties as well as families and tourists. This is the wine tour that was featured on the television show Giuliana and Bill."
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Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Tasting Tour from Paso Robles
"Pickups are generally scheduled between 10:30-11:30am and coordinated geographically based upon the other pickups for the day with outside regions picked up first and returned last. Your guides will call you between 9:30-10am on the morning of service to give you a more specific pickup time. Returns start after 4pm. Late pickups and early returns may be possible upon request only within the Paso Robles Templeton or Atascadero city limits.You will most likely visit 4-5 wineries in your day depending upon how long you stay at each winery and what you do for lunch. When you decide to “hop off” your guides walk you in and introduce you to the tasting room staff who will guide you through your tasting experience and then your guides return in approximately 40 minutes. When they return
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Private Wine Tour for Two
"We will take you to 4 beautiful premium wineries/tasting rooms and serve you a delicious picnic lunch at one of the locations. We make the reservations and select the wineries based on your preferences and our 15 years experience. If you would prefer to we may be able to negotiate depending on our route but we will apply tasting fees in addition to our pricing.Lunch Options Choose one item per person from the list below either a sandwich or a salad:SANDWICHESComes with a side of organic sliced carrots and celery with ranch dressing & sides of house mustard and mayonnaise. Oven Roasted Turkey Breast: fresh focaccia with swiss cheese lettuce tomato
From $633.00

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Diverse Population

This photo is supposed to be funny, just a joke to give us a laugh, however, the various reactions it evokes is an example of how Californians are perceived by outsiders. Though the Hollywood Scene...
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Contrasts

When visiting and experiencing California, don't get so fixed on the dreamy, Hollywood-like image that California seems to always be link to despite her great diversity. Even in Hollywood, you will...
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The Laws

Dumb California Laws Sunshine is guaranteed to the masses. Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship. Bathhouses are against the law. It is a...
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Money Issues

Sales Tax : The tax in California is applied to almost everything with the exception of some items of food. There is an across the state tax as well as supplementary taxes which varies from county to...
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For the Sports Minded

America's physical fitness obsession started in the 1930s. And because California is California, this state is where you'll find two dozen men sweating and groaning as they lift weights in front of...
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Tourist Places / Tourist Etiquette

While visiting the Missions, please be respectful to the buildings and grounds. Some of the Monks still live or take care of the missions themselves. Don't throw your trash on the grounds. You might...
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Car Culture

Californians take their cars and their driving seriously. The great American highway system is best exemplified by the sprawling network of roadways in California. As a result of the historical...
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Christmas in Southern California!!!

Christmas (Xmas) is a major holiday in the U.S. It falls on December 25 of every year and it is the day that Jesus Christ was born. Most people celebrate this holiday, even if they are Jewish or not...
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Jan 15, 2004

No Fumar (Don't Smoke) !

Warning to all of you smokers out there who want to come to Calabasas: quit or suffer the consequence of being frowned upon in this town. This year, city government is enforcing a no smoking ban, not...
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marinarena
Mar 23, 2006

Restaurants - you'll be seated

In the restaurants I've visited here so far, there was always an employee of the restaurant who is seating the guests. If the tables are still occupied, most restaurants will have a waiting area where...
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Mandy23
Jun 22, 2004

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Top Things to Do in California

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Lombard Street

i'M ONE OF THOSE ANNOYING TOURISTS THAT LIKE TO DO ALL THE PREDICABLE TOURIST STUFF ... AND MORE. THIS CURVY STREET IS FAMOUS AND ONE OF THE THINGS i'D INCLUDE IN MY PLANS WHEN VISITING THE CITY. ...
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Hollywood Walk of Fame

This place needs to be fixed because it is crap. The characters in costumes are thieves they steal things from you but then I caught one stealing something so when he saw me he gave me an evil look....
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Gaslamp Quarter

From the beach we headed to the Gaslamp Quarter for dinner. There was certainly a lot of choice. I think that the prices were a tad on the expensive side and it was very busy but I liked the vibe. I...
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Sand Dunes

Mesquite Dunes is a great place to watch the sunset. As with any sunset, much of the colors occur after the sunset sets below the horizon. Mesquite Dunes is no different. I found the best colors...
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Glacier Point

Nothing prepares you for what you see when you get to Glacier Point in Yosemite. It is a high point way above the valley floor. From the gate, it is about a 25-30 minute drive. There is parking and...
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17 Mile Drive

If anyone found a Olympus camera on 17 mile drive actually closer to Lovers Point near the pink flowers that are in bloom please respond on this.site, pictures are non replaceable, the camera is I'm...
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"Always on My Mind....California"
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"Our awesome trip to California summer of 2004"
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