Author Archive for Genie Davis

avatarGenie Davis is a multi-published fiction author, screen and TV writer, and travel writer. If it was possible, she'd like to spend every day traveling. www.geniedavis.com
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Historic Los Angeles California

Historic Los Angeles California

September 16, 2010 3 Comments Does the word historic seem to clash with your vision of Los Angeles? Well, it shouldn’t.    Here’s a fun family day in the downtown heart of the city that you can enjoy whether you’re visiting LA or a resident family like us.    Your kids will love the Museum of Contemporary Art with its dual locations ...

 

Big Sur for Little Sirs and Ladies – North Bound

Big Sur for Little Sirs and Ladies – North Bound

September 16, 2010 No Comments I’ve taken you on an excursion to the southern reaches of Big Sur California, with Ragged Point Resort as your base. There are other options for spending the night farther north, but its easy to stay where you are and take some wonderful excursions into Big Sur proper.  A great first stop: Lime Kilns State Park ...

 

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Indian Summer in Palm Springs California

Indian Summer in Palm Springs California

September 15, 2010 No Comments Looking for the last of summer? Go to the desert! It’s shoulder season time, meaning Palm Springs air won’t scorch when you breathe, but it’s hot enough to swim in the hotel pool after dark and off-season prices make this trip a family bargain.   Your Palm Springs experience can start lunch at one of the ...

 

Big Sur California for Little Sirs and Ladies

Big Sur California for Little Sirs and Ladies

September 15, 2010 1 Comment Big Sur, California covers an almost 100 mile stretch of striking rugged Pacific coastline. With its scenic, fog shrouded and spectacularly rocky coast, this is an ideal spot for a romantic weekend. But how about for a family? Indeed with some advance planning, travelling the Big Sur can be a wonderful family adventure.  The Big ...

 

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Family Gold in Jamestown California

Family Gold in Jamestown California

September 14, 2010 No Comments With historic towns, caves, caverns and mines to explore, the rolling Sierra Nevada hills in California make a great weekend excursion.  Jamestown California, our starting point for a weekend of exploring is an easy drive from Fresno, California on a road made gold by fall foliage this time of year. You can fly or drive the ...

 

From the Sea to the River – More, Marvelous Oregon

From the Sea to the River – More, Marvelous Oregon

September 13, 2010 No Comments Our family left the coastal area of Oregon and the beautiful ocean beaches for the river – the Columbia River Gorge.  Make sure to read about the start of our family fun Oregon Coast excursion as well as Part 2 in Southern Oregon.  Just as magnificent in its own way as the sea, the wide windy river is vast and ...

 

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More Family Fun in Southern Oregon

More Family Fun in Southern Oregon

September 12, 2010 1 Comment Yesterday I began describing a coastal adventure based at Heceta Head Light Station near Florence, in wonderful Oregon. A second day’s coastal adventures can spin you north from Yachats. Take in the very famous, very large Haystack Rock – one of the sea stacks – on the open, flat Cannon Beach. This resort town is ...

 

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Family Fun on the Oregon Coast

Family Fun on the Oregon Coast

September 10, 2010 2 Comments Beaches strewn with climbable driftwood… square topped rocks called sea stacks morphing out of the morning waves… caves and coves for your little pirates to explore… and lighthouses! That’s the southern Oregon coast near Yachats. The quickest route in is to fly into Portland and drive to the sea in under five hours; our recent trip ...

 

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