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Tree Hugging and Forest Bathing in the Mountains of Southern California

November 13, 2018

Here in Southern California, there’s only one place to engage in full-on tree hugging and forest bathing therapy: the mountains! Nature-lovers swear by the therapeutic effects of trees. The forest bathing movement is gaining popularity from Japan to Hollywood. Here are some of the best spots for tree hugging in the Inland Empire and San […]

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The Integratron: Experience a Sound Bath in the Desert

November 13, 2018

Just outside Joshua Tree in Landers,CA lies the structural wonder known as The Integratron.  Its creator, George Van Tassel began building this one-of-a-kind 38-foot high, 55-foot diameter, all wood dome in 1959 after telepathically communicating with extraterrestrials – as the story goes.  Tassel designed it to be an electrostatic generator for the purpose of rejuvenation […]

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Best Spots for Stargazing in Southern California

November 13, 2018

We firmly believe that stargazing in the deserts and mountains of SoCal should be on everyone’s bucket list! With just a short drive, soul-seeking city dwellers can finally see the stars out here in the IE.  These picturesque desert and mountain regions are far enough away from the cities to maintain a very dark sky […]

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Stay In The IE

November 5, 2018

Rusty Fork Ranch – Temecula Valley

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Do The IE

October 18, 2018

Adventure Begins

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Eat In The IE

October 18, 2018

Hungry for good food?  Or just looking to post that next food porn pic? Well, we’ve got great restaurant suggestions for your foodie friends.  Inland Empire cities like Riverside, Claremont, and Redlands offer delicious dining. After all that cocktailing, you’ll want to spend the night.   Fanatical foodies can flock to The IE for some […]

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See The IE

October 18, 2018

When you think about your next vacation, The IE is prob not at the top of your bucket list. But guess what? The Inland Empire has two dozen historic sites (nationally-registered, of course) and more than 100 landmarks commemorating this region’s rich California history. Who knew?   Here’s the deal: There are Old West attractions, […]

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Visit the IE

October 18, 2018

Why visit the Inland Empire? What is there to do there? Is it worth the drive? Well, riddle us this: do you like wine tasting, beautiful mountains, magical deserts, scenic rivers and lakes, exciting cities, historic landmarks, national parks, great restaurants, friendly folks and millions of acres of nature?  Tell your friends it’s all here […]

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Skiing in SoCal: Shred the San Bernardino Mountains in Big Bear and Wrightwood

October 17, 2018

The Inland Empire is California’s outdoor playground for nothing, with four ski resorts in the San Bernardino Mountains; it is no wonder outdoor enthusiasts from Los Angeles, Orange County and the San Diego flock to the Inland Empire. Offering skiing, snowboarding and tubing, San Bernardino Mountains are packed with family-friendly winter fun and considered the […]

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Joshua Tree National Park’s Keys Ranch – A Tale of Pioneer Spirit

October 17, 2018

Surrounded by a canyon of sharp cliffs and large boulders, I gaze over at the worn, sunbaked wooden buildings, more like shacks now, that makeup Keys Ranch. I have just walked back into time, a century ago to when Bill Keys homesteaded a life in a seemingly forsaken desert. The ranch is now part of […]

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