West Coast Road Trip Day 7 – Carmel to Santa Monica

West Coast Road Trip

If CashArtBlog is primarily about art, artists, and being creative, why dish out several long  posts on a west coast road trip? Because for me, and I suspect for a lot of people, traveling and “getting outside your box” is essential for getting and staying inspired, energized, and living a more full and complete life. This west coast road trip was the most visually exciting trip I have been on in a long time. Having said that, the 2011 west coast road trip extravaganza is winding down as we venture on from the art and beauty of Carmel, and hit California highway 1, south towards Santa Monica and Southern California…

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West Coast Road Trip Day 6 – Carmel by-the-Sea

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The Lone Cypress

Leaving San Francisco was not easy, but the West Coast Road Trip had to get back on track with two nights and one day in Carmel By-the-Sea. The somewhat short drive south from Fisherman’s Wharf would allow us time to just hang out and discover if what I have heard about Carmel all these years was true…

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West Coast Road Trip Day 3 – The Redwoods to the Golden Gate

west coast road tripOn this third day of our West Coast Road Trip, we again get up early with great expectations for the day ahead.  The first two days of this family extravaganza  have been nothing less than fantastic, and my senses are on overload. Before leaving Crescent City in the rear view mirror, we take a little detour into the Crescent City Harbor, where the sea lions have almost taken over the place.   Before going any further, if you would like to start from the beginning, here is day one.

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West Coast Road Trip Day 2 – South on 101 along the Oregon Coast

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This is the second post in a series chronicling a 1700 mile west coast road trip from Spokane, Wa., to Southern California. Click on the link if you would like to read about day one.  Day two of our West Coast Road Trip finds us waking early in Lincoln City, Oregon, going to the local Grocery store for some fresh fruit around 7 am, and getting on highway 101 South towards Crescent City, CA, our destination for this day…

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West Coast Road Trip – 1700 Miles of American Grandeur

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Mt Hood in August, CashArtBlog

Having just completed a fantastic west coast road trip from Spokane, Wa., to Southern California, I thought I would share some of the highlights (and there were many) from a west coast road trip that covered small towns, big cities, mountains, beaches, wildlife, forests, deserts, rivers, the windiest road I have ever been on in my life, some 1700 miles, and 3 wrong turns…

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