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Orange county, OC

34 Things to Do in Orange County for a Magical Time 

Orange County is more than just a collection of suburbs. The area boasts lovely beaches and quaint coastal communities with stunning harbors, art galleries, and tree-lined bays that shade fine yachts. The OC is home to some of Southern California’s most renowned landmarks, from surf towns along the Pacific Coast to Anaheim’s endless amusement parks. …

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Carmel

A Quick Guide to 11 Best Things to Do in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916.  Situated on the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel is known for its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Artists, authors, actors, and musicians were among the early city founders drawn to the area’s warm …

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redwood national and state parks

Hiking, Beaches and Scenic Drives: 16 Activities to Do in Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is a hiker’s paradise, with miles of trails winding through the redwoods and along the coastline. Walking through a forest of giants at Redwood National and State Parks is both inspiring and humbling. These parks are home to an enchanting wilderness, spectacular views, and miles of magnificent beaches. Redwood National Park is …

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Largest dams in California

The 7 Largest Reservoirs in California and Their Role in Sustainability

California features a plethora of reservoirs that sustain the water supply around the state.  The 7 largest water reservoirs are Shasta Lake, Lake Oroville, Trinity Lake, New Melones Lake, San Luis Reservoir, and Don Pedro Reservoir. These reservoirs were all built to provide water for the state’s rapidly-growing population and support its vital agricultural industry. …

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