Greg Stobbe is a well-known and well-loved blog author, lauded for his experience and expertise in both wine and travel. He loves to share his stories with his followers, offering tricks of the trade, honest and intelligent accounts, insider knowledge, and even custom itineraries for the most exciting adventures.
He’s traveled all over Europe, explored wine country in California, and he recently went on a three-day getaway in Cambria! Of course, he blogged about it—and through his writing, we get a peek into his fabulous taste in wine, food and vacationing. His blog includes a full itinerary of his trip as well as tips to make your stay unforgettable.
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Cambria Vacation Inspires Central Coast Dreaming
Vacations affect your happiness and planning one can produce enough positive vibes to justify a three-day getaway. And, according to a 2010 New York Times article, the effects of vacation anticipation can boost happiness for up to eight weeks.
While I have led tours to New York City, Europe, and the central coast many times, I still get positive endorphins as I did drafting those trips more than 20 years ago. The key? Planning and dreaming about vacations before departure.
With today’s busyness and hectic pace, many long for sounds of seagulls, rhythm of the waves, sweet smells of pine forests, beach or bluff walks, and air as clean as mother nature intended.
So when a three-day window arose for Geena and I to enjoy Cambria, California, a pre-planned agenda helped ensure a relaxed, no hassle weekend. And, to top it off, planning and anticipating the vacation for a few weeks beforehand may be even more important to a feeling of relaxation than just the days away from home.
Cambria is a sleepy “just off the beach” town a few miles north of Morro Bay, Cayucos and six miles south of San Simeon and Hearst Castle fame on California’s central coast.
Cambria’s pristine beaches, tide pools, wine tasting and forest, bluff and other docent-led Fiscalini Ranch walks are the perfect slow-pace agenda we wanted and longed for. We knew a leisurely drive could easily take a visitor to the Piers Blancas Light Station, Paso Robles wine tours, the Edna Valley and SLO County wineries or the college town of San Luis Obispo. But Cambria’s beauty, beaches, paths and slow pace was calling.
We wanted to escape to Cambria and take in its natural wonders.
And, Central California visitors or Central Valley residents will tell you, there is PLENTY TO DO during a three-day mini vacation in Cambria, thank you.
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