Places

1. Henrietta Creek Orchard A popular stop for school groups, photographers, and garden clubs alike, Henrietta Creek Orchard is a definite for your fall to-do list. Featuring 6 ...

1. Chileno Valley Ranch Chileno Valley Ranch is a great destination for your fall adventures. Part organic orchard, part petting zoo, part habitat restoration, Chileno Valley is all ...

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. I think it would be better to add a pumpkin to this phrase because these vegetables and fruit are not ...

1. Belvedere Castle – Central Park The mini-castle was actually built without a purpose in 1872 – it’s what the Victorians would call a folly – simply a ...

1. Hearst Castle San Simeon The 240.2 miles drive takes about 3h 47min via US-101 S. It’s worth taking a weekend away here, as there is plenty to ...

1. Pythian Home Castle Weatherford Originally built in 1909 by the Knights of Pythias members on 300 acres of donated ground, the castle-like structure dominates its surroundings. The ...

The Bishop’s Palace Galveston This ornate Victorian style house is a National Historic Landmark. Once a month there are basement to attic tours taking in all areas of ...

1. Westminster Castle of Denver Also known as The Big Red Castle or the Pillar of Fire, this castle is satiated on a hill Northwest of Denver and ...

The restaurant “week” runs from July 24th to August 18th and with a three course prixe fixe lunch costing $29 and dinner $42 it provides an opportunity to try places ...

Tiburon and Angel Island (20 mins by ferry, 40 mins by car) Tiburon and Angel Island are just across the peninsula from the Bay of San Francisco, just ...

Portsmouth (1 hour) Portsmouth is in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, just an hour out of Boston and is one of those iconic coastal towns that draws tourists from ...

Lancaster (Forty minutes) Lancaster is fun! It’s just a short 40-minute drive from Central Columbus and there is a ton to do, eat, see and explore. The Decorative ...

New Braunfels (one hour) New Braunfels not only overflows with old-world charm but also offers the most amazing nature and recreation. The drive from San Antonio is just ...

Lake Texoma (1 hour 40 min) If the weather is good then pack your swimming costumes, your sunhat, and your sunblock and get in the car. Lake Texoma ...

Space Center Houston (30 minutes) It’s astonishing how many people live in Houston but never been inside the Space Center! It is brilliant and should be your first ...

1. McGrath Family Farm Call ahead for availability of strawberries. Entry fee is $10 and strawberries are $2 per pound. The farm is certified organic meaning no pesticides ...