Category: California

Lavish Luxury at 1906 Lodge

Every so often I stay at a property that sets the bar just a bit higher.  I recently enjoyed such a place on Coronado Island in San Diego, California…the 1906 Lodge.  As the name might imply, the structure (that is now a first-class B&B) was initially built in the year...

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Step inside the Hadsten House

The Hadsten House Inn is located in the Danish themed community of Solvang, California, which is about 35 miles northeast of Santa Barbra.  As you approach the Hadsten House for the first time, you could easily misjudge it by its cover (exterior); but we all know how that can turn...

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A Look at the Urban Chic, Pacific Blue Inn B&B

While in Santa Cruz, California, I stayed at an eco-friendly, urban chic bed and breakfast called the Pacific Blue Inn.  The Pacific Blue Inn is located within walking distance of many of the area’s famed attractions, such as the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, the Waterfront Wharf Pier and downtown…which is full...

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Mendocino Luxury at the Brewery Gulch Inn

Just outside Mendocino, California, intimately tucked atop a bluff overlooking Smuggler’s Cove is the luxuriously unassuming, Brewery Gulch Inn bed and breakfast.  The Inn was constructed using beautiful old-growth, eco-salvaged redwood trees that had been reclaimed from the Big River during a construction project of a new bridge.  The “sinker”...

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