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Cross Country Ski Around Suttle Lake

Cross Country Ski Around Suttle Lake

Monday, October 31, 2011

Suttle Lake is located about 15 miles north of Sisters, Oregon on US Highway 20 and is part of the Deschutes National Forest. The lake was named after an early pioneer called John Settle, who came across the lake during a hunting trip. The lake is quite large, covering an area of about 250 acres and is approximately 44 feet deep with a maximum depth of 75 deep.



Find Out How the Winchester Inn Got Its Name

Find Out How the Winchester Inn Got Its Name

Monday, October 24, 2011

The Winchester Mystery House is located in San Jose and was once the personal residence of the Widow of a gun tycoon, Sarah Winchester. This Queen Anne Style Victoria Mansion was under construction for 38 years and is renowned not only for its size, but primarily for its utter lack of any master building plan. The house is also reported to be haunted and home to all of the ghosts of Winchester rifle victims.



Be Beautiful, Naturally at Shibui Spa

Be Beautiful, Naturally at Shibui Spa

Monday, October 17, 2011

Put down the mascara and eyelash curler and prepare to be amazed. Eyelash tinting and perming are innovative services provided by Shibui Spa that curl and dye lashes to perfection. At Shibui, each therapist goes through a unique training process so that they are able to provide flawless services to their clients. And, for the ultimate spa experience, Shibui invites all clients to check in at least 30 minutes before their appointment, allowing time for relaxation in the hot thermal soaking tub, Swedish sauna and cold-splash refresher.



Consume Conscious Cuisine at The Ravens’ Restaurant

Consume Conscious Cuisine at The Ravens’ Restaurant

Monday, October 10, 2011

The Raven’s Restaurant is located at the Stanford Inn by the Sea on the Mendocino coast in California. Inspired by the Inn's Certified Organic gardens, The Ravens' is world renowned for their outstanding vegetarian cuisine. Guests at the Inn and local residents alike, consider the Ravens’ to be an essential dining experience.



Dig for Clams on Long Beach

Dig for Clams on Long Beach

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Have fun digging for clams on the super-naturally beautiful Washington coast. All you need is a shovel and a container to put your clams in. The pacific razor clam is an exceptionally meaty shellfish abundant in the surf pounded sand of Long Beach. Clams grow to a maximum length of 6 inches, although 3 to 5 inches in length are most often collected. Clams that are 7 inches long have been recorded, but are exceptionally rare.



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