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The Central Coast via Highway 1

The Central Coast via Highway 1

I lived three years on the Central Coast of California in the early 2000s and, along with subsequent visits as a family, we’ve gotten to know the area pretty well. The Central Coast is a laid-back sanctuary about halfway between the LA and Bay Area metro areas and a world apart from the traffic gridlock of those metropolises. Read on…

Southern California and the Southwest

Southern California and the Southwest

In November of 2017 we took a road trip to Southern California with stops in Carlsbad and San Diego, California, Sedona, Arizona and Monument Valley in Utah. Here’s a look at the places we went and what we encountered along the way. Read on…

  • Highlights
    • Oggi’s Sports Brewhouse
    • Sheraton La Jolla Hotel
    • Legoland
    • La Jolla Cove
    • USS Midway Museum
    • Sedona scenery
    • Monument Valley
  • Lowlights
    • Claim Jumper, Harbor Blvd, San Diego
    • Days Inn, Moab UT