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Five fantastic last-minute holiday inspiration for your holidays
It' nice to see sunny days, sunny days, sunny days, sunny days, sunny days, sunny days, sunny days, sunny days and if you are ready to postpone your journey until autumn, you can take the opportunity to take a look at the low prices for low seasonal flight and hotel prices. Beaches or vineyards? There are five family-friendly last-minute holiday plans here. Underneath the radars, Morro Bay is probably what you're looking for.
Only 20 min from San Luis Obispo, this sea front fisher village provides kilometres of pristine beach for sea side canoeing, yachting, windsurfing and golf. Gourmets get their money's worth with crisp seashells, vineyards and handcrafted beer, and wildlife enthusiasts need look no further than Morro Bay State Park for birdwatching and walking, with breathtaking harbour vistas and a magnificent wildlife heritage site.
Remember that if being cute is a holiday scheduling issue, there was a peak number of vipers in Morro Bay in 2017 - 36 adult and 9 puppies - and in 2018 it is expected to be the biggest group to date. Accommodation is not difficult to find in Morro Bay, especially if you come during the workweek.
Visit for hospitality promotion, with a 16 percent rebate on successive weekdays until September 21. Visit Followus on Flipboard. This Riverside vineyard, known for its small scale and relaxed atmosphere, is an hour's car ride from San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles, with a hot and humid environment ideal for cultivating Sirah, Vioognier, Zinfandel e Cabernet sauvignon, to name but a few.
Most of the valley's 36 vineyards are located along the eastern side of Hwy 15 and around the Rancho California and De Portola Roads, making traveling a cakewalk. Better yet, it is not necessary to make bookings for tastings, and some vineyards, such as Callaway and Falkner, have local good food eateries. Some, such as Ponte, even have a hotel.
The SIP Pass ($45) offers you five sample destinations and extra rebates at selected vineyards. The Temecula Valley celebrates its fiftieth year this year with crop scheduled celebrations, which include a winemaker's supper at Wilson Creek Winery on September 28 and Crush 2018, a great meal and winetasting on September 29.
Only 30 nautical miles south east of Las Vegas, the Lake Mead National Recreation Area 1. Situated in the heart of the National Parks, the area welcomed nearly 7. 9 million visitor last year and made it the sixth visitor center attended in the overall National Parks facility. Views from Lake Mead or Lake Mohave are a must.
Situated near Lakeshore Road and Highway 93, the Lakes Mead Visitor Center is open every day from 9am to 4.30pm. Phone 702-293-8990 or go to www.nps. gov/lake for accommodation, routes and more. Only 30 nautical miles south-west of Los Angeles city center, this 102-acre luxurious eco-resort is situated on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, three sides of which are bordered by the Pacific Ocean, while Catalina Island is directly opposite the Canal.
As well as walking paths, natural promenades and numerous marine activities, Terranea has four indoor and outdoor hot tubs - among them a 5,000 square metre spa with a 140 ft water slide - and eight food facilities, from Nelson's near the coast to Mar'sel. Make your booking by 4 September and receive up to 30% off for your stay until 30 December.
Take the Seattle to Whidbey Island shuttle or cross the Camano Island viaduct and get yourself seated on the Ring to Washington's magnificent Olympic Peninsula: Arrive on Whidey, take a watercraft under the Deception Pass Brigde and see Coupeville's Penn Cove Shellfish, the biggest and oldest shellfish nursery in the United States.
At Camano, lounging and looking for bald sea-eagles at Four Springs Lake Preserve or Tillicum Beach, then visit a pop-up dining in a renovated centuries-old farmhouse at Kristoferson Farm. You will enjoy all the vineyards and coffeemakers of Island County. Island County alpaca, llama and pogora goat fibres are valued by carders, looms and spin doctors around the world.
Visiting one of the 13 fibre farmers in the area could therefore be a real experience for you.