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Sand, Seafood and Sunsets In Avila Bay

By Donna / January 3, 2020 /

Avila is my happy place. It is my favorite city on the California Central Coast, for a long walk on the golden sand, delicious seafood and spectacular sunsets. Most importantly, Avila is my go-to place when my soul needs calm. You’ll Encounter Many Friendly Faces Beginning a new year is when many of us think…

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Serenity by the Glass

By Donna / August 29, 2019 /

The old adage that says, “It’s not the destination…it’s the journey,” is never truer than experiencing the drive north or south on the 101 through San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties.  The drive, in and of itself, is pure eye candy for nature lovers. Magnificent mountain ranges, ocean views, rolling hills lined with vineyards,…

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Pirates Cove – Avila Beach, CA

By Donna / April 27, 2018 /

By Donna Polizzi The California Central Coast offers some of the best views and hiking trails on the Pacific coastline and Pirate’s Cove is one of those places. More and more visitors are becoming aware of this nature lover’s paradise, in San Luis Obispo County. Wedged between Pismo Beach and Avila Beach, Pirate’s Cove is…

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Alapay Cellars in Avila Beach, CA

By Donna / February 9, 2018 /

By Donna Polizzi There is an adorable tasting room, named Alapay Cellars, that is well worth the stop. It’s located at 415 1st Street, Avila Beach, Ca., and they offer up excellent wine, late harvests and an atmosphere that is totally appropriate for the beach. After entering the uniquely rounded building, located literally on the corner…

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Bob Jones Trail in Avila Beach, CA

By Donna / January 30, 2018 /

By Donna Polizzi Where on the California Central Coast is the best place to hike, bike or take a stroll in the beautiful San Luis Obispo County?  The well-known and well-traveled Bob Jones Trail is most certainly a contender.  The Bob Jones is paved and it takes you on a visually delightful journey from the…

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Adventures in Avila Beach, Ca

By Donna / February 15, 2017 /

It can be a huge challenge to find places to go, with a variety of things to do, that all ages will enjoy. I have found the answer. Avila Valley Barn, at 560 Avila Beach Dr., in San Luis Obispo County is a fantastic place to visit. If you are two or 102, you will…

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