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Travel Product Review: Zensah Compression Socks

(Replace the placeholder image with one of your choice – 575px width) Compression Socks from Zensah Product:  Tech+ Compression Socks from Zensah Rating:   Features:  Zensah Argyle Compression Socks provide for increased circulation and decreased recovery time by utilizing advanced graduated compression in each pair of argyle compression socks. Moisture wicking keeps the socks dry, […]

Tuesday Deal Day: Bubbles in Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux, France, may be known for some of the most prestigious wines in the world – including sparkling ones. Visitors to Bordeaux can now try bubbles of a different kind with some very novel types of accommodations. Situated on an 80-acre estate of century old trees and vines stretching as far as the eye can […]

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Fuerteventura Spain Captivates Beach Lovers

With 3,000 hours of sunshine every year, and winter temperatures averaging in the low 70’s,  Fuerteventura, Spain lures travelers to its shores offering white and black sand beaches, terrific year-round surfing, sailing, diving, sport fishing, and all sorts of adventure both on land and water. Fuerteventura is one of the Canary Islands, owned by Spain […]

Coit Tower Adds Art-Deco to San Francisco Skyline

In San Francisco’s Pioneer Park (map), atop Telegraph Hill (map), stands the 210-foot tall, art deco, Coit Tower. The tower was built in 1933 with funds donated by Lillie Hitchcock Coit.  Folklore claims that the tower was designed to look like a fire hose nozzle, and was a tribute to the firefighters of the 1906 […]

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Tuesday Deal Day: Flitter & Frolic in Claremont

Discover Claremont is partnering with the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden for a “Flitter and Frolic” package that includes garden admissions, local dining and shopping credits, and accommodations at participating area hotels.

california butterfly photo

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden’s annual Butterfly Pavilion runs from May 10 through July 27, 2014. The pavilion unites science education and hands-on fun for visitors of all ages as hundreds of butterflies call the temporary enclosure home this spring and summer. Visitors can walk among the butterflies and caterpillars as well as explore the 86-acre botanic garden, the largest botanic garden dedicated exclusively to California’s native plants.

The Flitter and Frolic package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Botanic Garden admission and Butterfly Pavilion admission for up to 4 guests
  • $50 in Discover Claremont gift cards (redeemable at participating hotels and more than 130 other locally owned establishments)

Known for its seven nationally renowned colleges, Claremont is located in the greater Los Angeles – an ideal destination for intimate, relaxing days and nights. Visitors to Claremont will find inviting guest rooms, relaxing day spas, more than 80 restaurants and pubs, dozens of locally owned boutiques, and an abundance of outdoor activities from bicycling to skiing to golf. Claremont is also the first Fair Trade Town in Southern California, reflecting the community’s commitment to using ethically sourced products; many local retailers and eateries carry Fair Trade Certified™ merchandise and foods.

Claremont’s visitor attractions also include the world-renowned Folk Music Center museum and store, owned by musician Ben Harper’s family; Fair Trade Shopping at dozens of independently owned boutiques; live entertainment at PianoPiano, Hip Kitty Jazz, Flappers Comedy Club, Candlelight Pavilion and other spots; and local and regional craft beers at Claremont Craft Ales, The Back Abbey and other pubs and eateries.

Location:  Participation hotels include Hotel Casa 425, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Claremont, and Hotel Claremont and Tennis Club. Book the package through the hotel.

Dates:  May 23rd – July 27th, 2014

Photo credit:  By japes18

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