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How to Plan Your 2 Week US Trip – USA States Trip Itinerary and Spending Report – USA Travel Article

How to Plan Your 2 Week US Trip – USA States Trip Itinerary and Spending Report In September I took a quick US trip for about 2 weeks. Because I didn’t have anyone to road trip with, I decided to take flights use budget airlines to fly super affordably. My itinerary looked like this: Sept 6 – Denver, Colorado (overnight layover) Sept 7-11 – Austin, Texas Sept 11-14 – Chicago, Illinois Sept 14-16 – Minneapolis,…

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Tri-Valley and Livermore Wine Northern California’s Amazing Hidden Gems – Retirement Travel Article

Tri-Valley and Livermore Wine Northern California’s Amazing Hidden Gems Livermore wine tasting is quite possibly northern California’s hidden gem. Just 30 miles outside San Francisco, tranquil Tri-Valley awaits wine explorers. Secured by the quaint town of Livermore, the region boasts many great restaurants, and of course, amazing wine. Additionally, Tri-Valley made up of three valleys that come together, creates this amazing wine region of California. The delightful cities of Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, and Danville, are home to award-winning wineries and…

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5 Awesome Places to Drink Beer in SF – USA Travel Article

5 Awesome Places to Drink Beer in SF I live in SF and I like beer. By no means does that make me an expert, but after having gone bar hopping for the past 6 years (which my Dad still finds hard to believe) and spending way too much dough on booze, I’ve curated a list of bars that are my faves. Whether it’s just to kick one back with your homies or to try new flavors, this list has…

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5 Date Adventure Ideas for SF – USA Travel Article

5 Date Adventure Ideas for SF Dating in any city can be tough and having dated for roughly the past 15 years, I will be the first to acknowledge that. One of the things that’s great about SF is that there is constantly a steady stream of events, leaving you with plenty of options. It’s more like finding the right person that’s the hard part. In any case, sometimes those creative juices can get stuck so I created a list…

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The Perfect Napa Valley Day Trip from San Francisco | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

The Perfect Napa Valley Day Trip from San Francisco | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: March 13, 2020)Close to San Francisco, a day trip to Napa Valley is a great way for wine enthusiasts to experience California wine country.If you’re a wine enthusiast, the Napa Valley has probably been on your radar for some time. Brad Neathery via UnsplashIt’s not only one of the most famous wine regions in the world, but exploring this beautiful region is also one of the…

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3 Reasons to Visit Russian River, California (tubing + wine + beer) – USA Travel Article

3 Reasons to Visit Russian River, California (tubing + wine + beer) This post may contain affiliate links. We may receive a small commission, at no cost to you, if you make a purchase. Read Disclosure. Three reasons is all you need to visit Russian River California.This place in Sonoma County is all about three things: drinking good wine and good beer, and relaxation in tranquil settings.While Russian River is at the northern end of Sonoma County, it is not…

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Art of Crabbing Review | Me Want Travel – USA Travel Article

Art of Crabbing Review | Me Want Travel Crabbing is something that people do, but to be honest, I never thought I would be one of them. That all changed when Sharon asked me if I wanted to go crabbing because it was something she wanted to cross off her bucket list (and it was on mine too!). I’m down to try anything once and so with a quick Google search, we found the Art of Crabbing on Airbnb hosted by Alex.…

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Mariposa, Yosemite & Sequoia a Spotlight on Great Things to See and Do – Retirement Travel Article

Mariposa, Yosemite & Sequoia a Spotlight on Great Things to See and Do We’ve partnered with Hotels.com to bring you this northern California adventure… We lived in California for almost eight years and never visited Yosemite or Sequoia National Parks. This year we planned a seven-week California wine road trip that included both parks. We were so happy we did. Yosemite, located near the charming town of Mariposa, is awe-inspiring. Beautiful view in Yosemite And even though Sequoia National Park…

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How to Plan a Boat Party – USA Travel Article

How to Plan a Boat Party So you wanna have a boat party huh? As an avid proponent of boat life, I decided to have a boat party for my 28th birthday. It was a bit stressful to plan, especially for so many people, and so I created this post to help others plan their own parties and have it be as painless as possible. Continue reading this post to see how to plan a boat party: Step 1: Find…

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What to Do in Mission Viejo, California – USA Travel Article

What to Do in Mission Viejo, California I am currently in the Orange County area for a wedding that was located in San Clemente. Though I visit LA a lot to see my close friends, I’m not that familiar with the OC. I didn’t realize San Clemente was so far from Los Angeles that I couldn’t stay with my friend and chill in LA. So instead, I ended up staying around Mission Viejo at an AirBnB nearby.   Transportation and Accommodations…

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