Amazing History Abounds…

It’s always suprising what you can find… on California’s Central Coast. The region is home to a pleathora of points of historical interest from Spanish settlements dotted across the region, to more than half of the California Missions established in the 18th Century, to locations which hold important places in the history of the United States of America.

Check out this incredible HD quality virtual tour created by Hearst Castle’s restoration project.

Featured Deal: The Royal Treatment

Retreat royally with the Santa Barbara Hotel Group’s, Royal Romance Escape package.

Escape to Santa Barbara for a romantic getaway on the American Riviera. With its glistening, palm-lined beaches, Spanish courtyards, lush gardens, and warm Mediterranean climate, Santa Barbara is undeniably a destination for lovers and royals! Continue reading

Highway 1 Will Re-Open by Friday June 10, 2011


Regarding the previous Big Sur Road Closure that occured this past Spring.

Highway 1 at Alder Creek (Post Mile 7.5), 40 miles south of Big Sur, will re-open by Friday, June 10, Caltrans officials announced today. A devastating slide had closed the roadway completely in both directions to all public, including motorized vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists since April 14. Caltrans wants to thank the affected communities for their patience and especially wants to thank Windsor Construction for their efforts. For more information on Monterey County projects, call the toll-free hotline at (888) 836-0866 or visit here…

The public may also call the statewide CHIN at (800) 427-7623 for updates on current traffic conditions.