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Back to school means the campground crowds are gone & quiet season is here. Total Escape is the site for you to create a unique escape. Featuring California destinations along with outdoor recreation, lodging & plenty of SUV back roads to explore. Explore our thousand pages of real content & real photos. Plan your very own custom get-away with maps & books - that you can order online. Find places you never knew existed. Get out today. Drive there. Discover your own backyard... California Style!
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If you are itching to try out something new, but feel a little unsure of your physical shape, try renting a kayak. Small oceanside bays like Mission Bay in San Diego, Morro Bay near San Luis Obispo, or Tomales Bay in the 'Bay Area' are excellent places to learn. Mild to wild, kayaking can become a healthy addiction. Gliding across a glassy alpine lake with the morning fog lifting, paddling to the Channel Islands with a tour group or launching yourself over a ice cold waterfall, the choices are yours.
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SoCal is burning again... On fire, as usual. It's the end of a hot dry summer & winds are stirring up local mountains with the annual charring. A time to ponder such thoughts about our land choices: Our impact & if closing off this precious land, this untouched wilderness area is such a wise idea. Ancient routes are now too overgrown, making it impossible to fight seasonal wildfires. The whole state is ablaze & you can find out all the juicy fire gossip over here on Make sure you practice fire safety always. We're depending on you.
Just the name conjures up pictures of great surf, lotsa sand & pure California! This prime mini-vacation haven is a favorite destination along the Central Coast. The nearby attractions include hot spring spas, restaurants & shops, Central Coast wineries, quaint beach hotels & even some off-roading. Camping near the shoreline or rough it with & RVs right on the beach at Oceano OHV. Make sure to bring your own toy box. Pick a weekend & head over the the coast for some real time ultimate R&R
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