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THE PORTICO DARWIN

TRAVEL GUIDE

2021

Plans To Enjoy Life

Welcome to a recap of my travels in the past 12 months.  I hope you find it useful.  I'd love to hear your comments and your own experiences, should you visit one or more of these destinations.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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CAVALLO POINT

CALIFORNIA

A scant 5 minutes from our residence in San Francisco, yet one of our favorite hotels?  Believe it.

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In the northern-most reaches of New York State lie the beautiful and ancient Adirondack Mountains.  Tupper Lake is in the center of it all, and here's what you need to know for a winter visit.

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Stunning is the only word.

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PALM SPRINGS

CALIFORNIA

We like it here so much we're afraid it could become a habit.  Here's how to develop one of your own.

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For two years straight, this is near the top of any of the places we've visited.  Meghan and Harry aren't wrong.

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The dreamscape, replete with beaches and vineyards.

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CAPE COD

MASSACHUSETTS 

As I say, who knew?  Now that we do, we can't wait to return.  Amongst the finest beaches in the world.

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WOODSTOCK

VERMONT

The Goldilocks of a visit to New England.

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More, more, more ADK, this time in the warmer months.

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SONOMA

CALIFORNIA

A different and shorter trip to Wine Country.

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A vacation itinerary that no one, and I mean no one, has published before.

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FRONT RANGE

COLORADO

The summer vacation of your (and my) dreams.

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Who says you can't go home again?  We did and The Arizona Biltmore is as good as ever.

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THE SEA RANCH

CALIFORNIA

One does not need to visit Formentera to chill.

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SANTA FE

NEW MEXICO

Wide open and beautiful skies.  Only-here restaurants and museums.  Idyllic weather.  After 3 weeks, we still wanted more.

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LOS ANGELES

CALIFORNIA

Wonder what Christmas in Beverly Hills would be like?  So did we.