California Tourism

Butte County, Temecula, San Diego County – Shop Local

Join host Soterios Johnson as he gets to know a Northern California region that has shown incredible resilience: Butte County. This corner of the Shasta Cascade region is recovering from last year’s Camp Fire—and your vacation dollars will play a huge role in helping it bounce back. After that, our host learns about Temecula from a local: Thom Curry, co-owner of the Temecula Olive Oil Co., reveals his favorite things to do and places to go in this Inland Empire mecca. Curry recommends places to go for dinner, wineries that are worth a visit, and an essential activity in the region: hot-air ballooning. The episode wraps up with San Diego magazine editor-in-chief Erin Glenny, who encourages visitors to get outdoors, hit the beach, do some yoga, and enjoy the vibrant cultural scene.

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Culinary Greatest Hits – Shop Local

We’ve had so many fascinating food experts on the podcast that we decided to assemble a greatest hits album of sorts—a collection of tip-filled snippets with some true insiders. The episode starts off with host Soterios Johnson’s conversation with Jeff Gordinier, Food and Drinks Editor for Esquire magazine. Gordinier tasted his way through some of the top restaurants in San Francisco and discovered that there was much to love at the high end of the culinary scene, including three-star spots like Saison, Atelier Crenn, and Benu.

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30 Things to do in California in 4 Minutes – Shop Local

California has so many amazing places to explore, so I wanted to spotlight 30 great spots that you could visit in 2019. Let me know how many of these you have been to in the comments and if you have additional suggestions of what to see in California. Read more about all of these spots below or at 1. Visit Yosemite Valley - 2. Road trip Big Sur - 3. Lava Beds National Monument - 4. Take the boat to the Channel Islands - 5. Visit the California Railroad Museum - 6. Hike to Hollywood Sign - 7. Watch the sunrise over Emerald Bay - 8. Explore Angels Island - 9. See the stars at Griffith Observatory - 10. Marvel at Burney Falls - 11. Hike the Rubicon Trail in Lake Tahoe - 12. Visit the ghost town of Bodie - 13. Kayak in the La Jolla Cove - 14. Photograph the sunset over the Golden Gate Bridge - 15. Spend a day with the statues of Anza Borrego - 16. Wander through Monterey Aquarium - 17. Drive on the sand in Pismo Beach - 18. Stroll the Venice Canals - 19. Road trip to Salvation Mountain - 20. Wine taste in Sonoma - 21. Experience Badwater Basin - 22. Tour Hearst Castle - 23. Walk along the beach at Torrey Pines - 24. Ride a cable car - 25. Tour the Broad Museum - 26. Experience sunset in Joshua Tree National Park - 27. Stare up at the Redwoods - 28. Hang out with the elephant seals - 29. Explore the museums of Balboa Park - 30. Ride the Palm Springs Tram - Gear: See all the gear I use here

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10 Best California Adventures in 2018 – Shop Local

We got to explore a lot of California in 2018, focusing on some of the places we had never visited in Northern California. This video shows our ten favorite adventures we had. Let us know what your favorite adventure you had in 2018 was and leave a link to a video if you made one so we can check it out! Read more about all these spots at 2017 Top 10 Adventures Video - Other Channel - Gear: See all the gear I use here Music: Lakey Inspired

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California Travel Highlights 2018 – Shop Local

This video showcases clips from all of my travels around California in 2018. Some of the highlights include climbing Mt Shasta, exploring Big Sur, spending a week in San Fransico and road tripping the Mendocino Coast. I will have a full video talking through my favorite adventures later this week but let me know what your favorite adventure was in the comments. Read about all of these places and more on the website CaliforniaThroughMyLens.com You can see my 2017 highlight video here Gear: See all the gear I use here

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