Richard and Chris
Portland, Oregon Carmel, California United States Newberg, Oregon Yosemite Village, California
We've very excited about our stay at the Post Ranch Inn, a cliffside hotel overlooking the Pacific in Big Sur, CA, one of our favorite places.
Big Sur is known for its abundance of marine life, including humpback and blue whales. Late Summer is part of peak whale viewing season. We're hoping to see some whales and dolphins on our whale wa...
The Carmel Valley Ranch is our first destination. The ranch is the perfect place to relax and explore the nearby state parks and Monterey Peninsula.
The Carmel Valley Ranch produces is own honey from its colony of bees. Guests can visit the colony, suit up in a bee-keeping suit and get up close and personal with the bees! Chris is terrified
From Monterey to San Simeon, the Pacific Ocean is designated a protected marine area in order to protect the abundance of sea life found there. We plan to kayak in the sanctuary and if we're really...
No trip around California is complete without a stay at the Madonna Inn, the kitschiest and therefore one of the best hotels ever!
Horseback trails wind around the Madonna Inn and we'll be saddling up and exploring.
We wind down our honeymoon in wine country outside Portland at the Allison Inn and Spa.
The Willamette Valley in Oregon is home to some of America's best winemaking. We plan a guided day trip to explore the region.
Some of you might know that Portland is one of the most bicycle friendly towns in the US. Some of you might also know that Portland boasts a fine selection of micro-breweries. Why not (moderately) ...
Chris deserves a dinner just for him, so we're going to Natural Selection, one of the best vegetarian restaurants in Portland. Richard will also be allowed to eat.
The Monterey peninsula and local areas contain some of the best wine of Northern California (suck it, Sonoma!). Richard and Chis have visited briefly but plan to take a guded tour around the region...
This is exciting. We're attending a tasting menu diner at The Lodge paired entirely by wines from local producer McEntire Vinyards with the winemaker present to explain and discuss the various wines.