I am a winemaker living in Lompoc (Turiya Wines). I grew up on the Central Coast of California and am into food and wine. If you need a tip please ask!
I've been to NYC several times and the first time I was there for 4 days, bought the city pass and BAM, day one I rode that red bus around and got my NYC orientation. I would recommend this if you don't actually have a New Yorker to show you around. You are able... See More
Portland / Seattle area is a sweet spot - however I think if you just travel with an instrument anywhere along HWY 1 or HWY 101 you can find yourself a bandmate. Ventura, CA is a great beach town with the beach... See More
Pismo Beach / Avila Beach, central coast. It's got it all and then some. Kayak the ocean, learn to surf, or go the opposite direction and skydive. The surrounding hills are easy, fun, gorgeous hikes. Food is not overpriced unless... See More
If Vegas is a must do thing consider flying because the road trip is pretty boring and quite long. Vegas can be fun but is exhausting and three days might be an overload unless your planning a spa day. The central coast San Luis Obispo, Cambria,... See More