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Miss Daisy’s Consignment and Auction House

By Donna / March 11, 2022 /

On a typically beautiful Santa Barbara morning, with birds singing, blooming bougainvillea, and the smell of fresh coffee, going for a walk seemed like a great idea. I made my cup to go and decided to stroll through La Cumbre Plaza. Nearing the end of the mall, there was an energy that more than filled…

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Pop Up to Portland

By Donna / December 7, 2021 /

It’s been 2 hours- are we there yet? YES! It’s only 2-hours from the Santa Maria Public Airport to Portland Oregon. Living on the central coast of California is truly magnificent. The coastline and mountains are gorgeous and the weather stays pretty much the same year-round.  As glorious as this is, variety is necessary, so…

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Enjoy the Newest Ship to The Fleet: Enchanted Princess℠

By Donna / November 17, 2021 /

An Extraordinary New Cruise Experience Enchanted Princess℠ officially joined the Princess® fleet on September 30, 2020. Discover venues, both new and re-imagined, more al fresco dining options than ever, and exclusive MedallionClass™ experiences. Enchanted Princess℠ shares the spectacular style and luxury of their fleet and introduces new attractions all her own. Get ready for exquisite, one-of-a-kind dining…

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One Way to Spend Your Day in Vegas

By Donna / October 26, 2021 /

Get your day started with some fresh air and a little exploring. Head to the northwest area of Vegas and take a hike at Red Rock National Conservancy. The trail is a one-way, 13-mile loop through a national conservation land area, and it is absolutely stunning. Whether you hike or drive, the entire time, you’re…

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Where Do You Want To Go ?

By Donna / October 19, 2021 /

United Airline sets course to destinations not served by any other North American carrier in Amman, Jordan; Azores, Portugal; Bergen, Norway; Palma de Mallorca, Spain, and Tenerife, Spain United today announced the largest transatlantic expansion in its history, including 10 new flights and five new, vogue destinations – Amman, Jordan; Bergen, Norway; Azores, Portugal; Palma…

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Keys 2 the Coast Wine Lover Cruise with AMA Waterways

By Donna / July 23, 2021 /

Click here to get all the info you need on this upcoming AMA Waterways Cruise!

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The Central Coast Aquarium

By Donna / May 18, 2021 /

Did you know that there is an aquarium here in our very own Avila Beach? The Central Coast Aquarium (CCA) is a non-profit organization with a mission to cultivate community by fostering ocean stewardship through hands-on education and conservation actions. We are located right next to the pirate park, and the beach, at 50 San…

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

By Donna / March 23, 2021 /

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 soon as I saw it, the beautiful entrance beckoned me…

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A Weekend Getaway to Mesa, Arizona

By Donna / February 11, 2021 /

A Weekend Getaway to Mesa, Arizona Santa Maria Airport now flies directly to Mesa, Arizona. Mesa is the third-largest city in Arizona and is a hotspot for families, foodies, and those interested in Native American history and culture.  Visit Mesa Grande Cultural Park Around 2,000 years ago, the Native American’s, now known as the Hohokam,…

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Serenity Meets the Sea in Los Cabos

By Donna / December 17, 2020 /

Have you been to Los Cabos? The flight time is 2 hours and 20 minutes from LAX to Cabo San Lucas, and the drive from the airport to the Viceroy is only 20 minutes. Trust me. That is where you’ll want to stay.  White sand and waves are a stone’s throw from your room The…

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