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Distill My Beating Heart
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Distill My Beating Heart

By Donna Polizzi Keys 2 the Coast set out for a daytrip to explore the best places to go in Buellton, California. Buellton is one of the five distinct areas that make up the Santa Ynez Valley. Solvang, Buellton, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos and Los Alamos, are all a haven for great restaurants, bars, breweries…

Nepenthe Restaurant – Big Sur, Calif.
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Nepenthe Restaurant – Big Sur, Calif.

Mountains or ocean? At Nepenthe restaurant and bar, you don’t have to choose which gorgeous setting you’d like—you’re served complimentary views of both as you drink and dine. If you’re traveling down the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) or in Big Sur, don’t miss dining at one of Southern California’s best restaurants, and Big Sur’s most…

City Spotlight on Santa Ynez
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City Spotlight on Santa Ynez

Keys 2 the Coast recently discovered a fantastic hideaway that is the perfect place to stay in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley. The tiny town of Santa Ynez, population 4,418, the is in the midst of wine country, 51 miles north of Santa Barbara and 65 miles south of San Luis Obispo. The…

City Spotlight on Solvang
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City Spotlight on Solvang

Where is the best place to stay and have fun in Solvang? There are so many options, but recently, Keys 2 the Coast set out to explore Solvang and enjoy one night of fun, good food and a change of scenery. Solvang, in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, is always a delightful place to visit for a quick getaway. If you want to check out the numerous wineries and tasting…

Old Orcutt – The Perfect Place to Wine-About
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Old Orcutt – The Perfect Place to Wine-About

Owner’s Kurt and Dawn make you feel like family at Vino et Amicis Old Orcutt is a place to “wine-about.” Step out of the hustle, bustle and busyness of life to enjoy all that Old Orcutt has to offer. Experience fine, award-winning wine from our world class wine region, or taste delicious food from one…

Getaway to Goleta
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Getaway to Goleta

The lobby beacons exploration. There is something interesting around every corner. By Donna Polizzi Goleta, Calif. is the perfect place for a family vacation. Tourists are far more familiar with Santa Barbara and many people don’t know that the neighboring city of Goleta has much to offer. It is located 20 miles south of Solvang and…

Live Life With Ferocity-San Luis County
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Live Life With Ferocity-San Luis County

By Donna Polizzi If you’re looking for an idyllic setting to enjoy a day of delectable food and wine, head to Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County. The area is full of wonderful restaurants like the Olde Port Inn at the end of the Harford Pier in Port San Luis and is well worth walking the plank. The…

Waller Park is Worth the Drive
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Waller Park is Worth the Drive

By Donna Polizzi Duck Out of Work and Take a Day Trip to Waller Park in Santa Maria Have you heard the expression, “It’s a walk in the park?” As far as parks go, Waller park in the Santa Maria Valley is one the best and easiest for all ages to enjoy. Hike, fish, play…

The Bardot Brasserie is a Top Spot for dining in Las Vegas
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The Bardot Brasserie is a Top Spot for dining in Las Vegas

By Donna Polizzi Keys 2 The Coast may have found the best restaurants for brunch, in all of Las Vegas. Considering the options, that’s a big statement. The Bardot Brasserie Restaurant is located inside the Aria Hotel. I stumbled upon it while at a travel conference, with Montecito Village Travel at the Aria, and as…

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