Greg Aragon

Escape to Ventura Harbor Village
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Escape to Ventura Harbor Village

By Greg Aragon I love a compact getaway where everything is within walking distance and I don’t have to worry about driving for dining, shopping, sightseeing, or activities. This is what I loved about my recent visit to Ventura Harbor Village, where restaurants, shops, and beach-front adventures are located in one charming spot, within a…

Cruising, Climbing and Crawling in a new 2018 Jeep Wrangler
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Cruising, Climbing and Crawling in a new 2018 Jeep Wrangler

By Greg Aragon Few words inspire adventure and travel like Jeep. From its inception in the early 1940s, this first-of-its-kind off-road vehicle took soldiers to battle and civilians to thrilling, hard-to-reach destinations. In the process it became a legend. So when I got a chance to test drive a new, 2018 Wrangler JL Sport for…

Hiking Above the Sea at Pismo Preserve
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Hiking Above the Sea at Pismo Preserve

I experienced more than relaxation and boutique hotel luxury on my recent getaway to California’s Central Coast. I also discovered Pismo Preserve, a 900–acre natural sanctuary where the public can hike, ride bikes and horses on rugged, pristine trails overlooking the ocean. My adventure to the outdoor refuge began at the Inn at the Pier…

Beachfront Luxury at Inn at the Pier in Pismo Beach
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Beachfront Luxury at Inn at the Pier in Pismo Beach

By Greg Aragon Pismo Beach is one of my favorite Central California locations. Set on the ocean, with perfect weather, miles of sandy beaches, an historic pier, unique shops and dining, nearby wineries and tons of classic vibe, the city has everything I look for in a weekend getaway. So when I heard about an…

Classic Cars and Ocean-Front Luxury in Oxnard
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Classic Cars and Ocean-Front Luxury in Oxnard

By Greg Aragon California is full of hidden gems. One of my favorites is the seaside town of Oxnard, where lonely beaches give way to island vistas, while small town charm mixes with gourmet restaurants, fascinating museums and one of Southern California’s most beautiful resort hotels. The hotel is the luxurious Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach…

Living it up in Lodi, California
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Living it up in Lodi, California

By Greg Aragon Besides being one of California’s most productive wine producing regions, Lodi is also full of natural beauty, charm and history. I recently spent a couple days in town and I already can’t wait to return for more. My getaway began when a friend and I took the 5 Freeway north from Pasadena…

Wine, Penguins and Natural Beauty in Chile
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Wine, Penguins and Natural Beauty in Chile

By Greg Aragon Chile is one of the most beautiful and unique places on earth. Located on the eastern coast of South America, the country may look small and unassuming but as I recently learned, it has everything a discerning traveler could want. My “journey” to Chile began at a mansion in Beverly Hills recently,…