Santa Ynez Valley: Blending Tradition with New Culinary and Wine Experiences

May 08, 2024

The Santa Ynez Valley continues to evolve as a top destination in California’s Central Coast, merging new culinary and wine experiences with its enduring charm, ensuring its status as a 'Best Destination' in the West.The region's allure lies in its dynamic blend of innovation and tradition. Despite its fame since appearing in the 2004 film "Sideways," the Santa Ynez Valley maintains its unique identity by continuously refreshing its wine and dining offerings without compromising the quaint charm that originally defined it. In recognition of these efforts, the 2023 Sunset Magazine Travel Awards named the Santa Ynez Valley a "Best Destination" in…

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Colorful Kids Fun at The Flower Fields

April 22, 2024

During the final weeks of the season, The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch is a haven for children! With the fields officially in full bloom, families can enjoy a vibrant rainbow backdrop for their outings. Here are some springtime highlights tailored for kids:The Monday Special (BOGO): Purchase one adult ticket and receive one child ticket free of charge. This offer is valid on Mondays until the end of the season.Save the Date for Kids Day on May 5th! This special day promises a plethora of activities including bubble making, balloon fun, face painting, and more. The BMX Freestyle Team will…

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Exciting Seating Options at 2024 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar

April 17, 2024

The 2024 Breeders' Cup World Championships unveils diverse seating options at Sales start April 22 for the Nov. 1-2 event at Del Mar racetrack. Pre-sale access at 2024 World Championships offer a range of seating choices to accommodate various preferences and budgets. From premium dining packages to box seating, reserved seating, and general admission, there's an option for everyone.Two-day dining packages are available, with prices ranging from $583 to $2,306 per seat. Box seating options include both single and two-day packages, starting at $475 for a single day and $1,165 for both days.Reserved seating is also available, with…

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Sheraton Redding Hosts Glowing Wild Lantern Festival

April 07, 2024

Sheraton Redding Hotel at the Sundial Bridge and Turtle Bay Exploration Park present the inaugural Glowing Wild Lantern Festival at Turtle Bay’s McConnell Botanical Gardens, available on select dates until May 26, 2024. Celebrating the Year of the Dragon, this enchanting event illuminates ten acres of botanical splendor with majestic Asian lantern displays inspired by global wildlife and flora.Enjoy a family-friendly experience with larger-than-life illuminated exhibits, themed music, four Lantern Lounges, glowing swings, and bubble machines. Indulge in culinary delights and beverages while basking in live performances on the community stage.Begin your journey by crossing the iconic Sundial Bridge over the…

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Bloom into Spring 2024 at The Flower Fields

March 03, 2024

Welcome the 2024 spring season with open arms at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, starting Friday, March 1. This year's theme, "Spring into Color," promises an unforgettable experience as they showcase breathtaking fields of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus. Spread across 55 acres in the picturesque hills of Carlsbad, California, these vibrant blooms offer more than just a visual feast.Dive into a packed calendar of events including beloved outdoor music series with performances from local favorites like Swingergy and The Derringers, along with wellness activities that tap into the rejuvenating power of nature. Whether you're swaying to live music, participating in…

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