Editor & Publisher:
Joe Hilbers



Articles from Previous Issues on travel


Winter 2016

"Mendocino County--The Inn at Newport Ranch captures wonders of coast and forest" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Mendocino County--The Inn at Newport Beach was a great base for further explorationl" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Monterey--Our stay at Hyatt Regency Hotel showed Peninsula at its best" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Great Phoenix--We could not get enough of the WigWam Arizona Resort" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Santa Catalina--The new museum is a major attraction when visiting Avalon" by Joe Hilbers

"San Pedro--Enjoy a waterfront experience with a visit to the Los Angeles Maritime Museum" by The Editor

"Ventura--Ventura County Farm Day combined entertainment with a learning experience" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

Fall 2016

"San Mateo--Silicon Valley is Bay Area's Crown Jewel" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Silicon Valley--Many were our culinary adventures on the 'As Fresh as it Gets' San Mateo tour" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Salinas, California--Vast changes are taking place in Steinbeck's East of Eden" by Joe Hilbers

"Salinas--The Culinary scene shows full use of the bountiful products grown there" by Joe Hilbers

"Carmel Valley--Nestled on the flanks of the Santa Lucia Mountains Holman Ranch and Resort offer the visitor an unforgettable experience " by The Editor

"Marina Del Rey----Hornblower's Sunset Cruise proved to be the perfect way to spend a summer evening " by The Editor

"Salinas--Add Santa Lucia Highlands wine to the Valley's great productivity " by The Editor

Special 25th year Edition 2016

"Phoenix, Arizona--Discovering what the City has to offer made for busy days" by The Editor

"San Diego--Rural and Urban merge in North County" by Joe Hilbers

" Los Angeles--Dazzling changes present at reopened Petersen Automotive Museum" by Joe Hilbers

"Simi Valley--The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library has much to offer the visitor" by The Editor

"Yolo County--Its past is remembered with some outstanding museums" by Joe Hilbers

Summer 2016

"Yolo County is the perfect match of Town and Country" by The Editor

"Santa Barbara--It was All Aboard Amtrak for our Car Free Outing in that City" by Joe Hilbers

"Yolo County--Thanks to its agricultural bounty culinary arts flourish" by The Editor

"Claremont--The Botanic Garden shows California's native foliage" by The Editor

"San Pedro--White Point Nature Center offers views of original flora and fauna" by Joe Hilbers

"Carlsbad--Legoland and Leo Carillo Park are among its many attractions" by Joe Hilbers

Spring 2016

"California Central Coast--We found much to explore on Highway One Discovery Route" by The Editor

"Central Coast--California cuisine rates high marks on Highway One Route" by The Editor

"Highway One--Here you follow the path of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail" by Joe Hilbers

"Quebec City, Canada--Here one can look back to the Old World" by The Editor

"Boston--Our short explorations were most rewarding in this historic city" by The Editor

"Nova Scotia--A return visit to Domaine de Grand Pre showed a work in progress" by The Editor

"Wilmington--Early California history is on display at the Banning Museum " by Joe Hilbers

"Guam--USA Island enhances role as tourist destination" by The Editor

Winter 2015

""Big Bear Lake--It is a resort and retreat for all seasons" by The Editor

"Montreal, Canada--When visiting this City you know you are in a foreign land" by Joe Hilbers

"Big Bear--Our National Forest off road adventure was pure joy and excitement" by Joe Hilbers" by Joe Hilbers

""Montreal, Canada--La Route Des Vins took us to the Eastern Townships wine country" by Joe Hilbers

"Medford, Oregon--It proved the perfect hub for exploring southern Oregon's history and wine trails" by The Editor

"Quebec City, Canada--Here one can look back to the Old World" by The Editor

"Medford--The Southern Oregon Wine Trails show lush vineards and fine wines" by Joe Hilbers

"Ireland--Tourism at new high with over one million visitors annually" by The Editor

"Central California--Pinnacles enjoys new status as National Park" by The Editor

Fall 2015

"San Diego--The beach scene has many options and activities" by Joe Hilbers

"Valle de Guadalupe--In Baja here are great wines and scenery" by Joe Hilbers

"Lompoc Valley--We visited Lompoc's unique Wine Ghetto and followed the Valley Wine Trail" by Joe Hilbers

"Wilmington--Drum Barracks highlights California's role in the Civil War" by Joe Hilbers

Summer 2015

"Mesquite--This Nevada city is a good base for scenic exploration" by The Editor

"Mojave Preserve--Once again the desert lured us for exploration" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--There is always something new on a trip downtown" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--The Chinese American Museum has a story to be told

by the Editor

Spring 2015

"Mesquite, Nevada--A three day MusicFest lured us to this city of outdoor activity and Casino entertainment" by The Editor

"Long Beach--Bluegrass cruised with Carnival Imagination" by The Editor

"Long Beach--The Cruise 2 Jam group of Blue Grass folk aboard Carnival Imagination also included disabled veterans as guests" by The Editor

"San Emigdio Range--Atop Frazier Mountain there is much to see"" by The Editor

"Port of Los Angeles--USS Iowa is impressive with its mass and might" by Joe Hilbers

Winter 2014-15

"Solvang--It was the perfect hub for our wine touring" by The Editor

"Costa Mesa--Media event announces Orange County Restaurant Week" by Joe Hilbers

"Irvine--Diamond Jamboree Center looks to the Pacific Rim" by Joe Hilbers

"Colonel Allensworth StateHistoric Park--Here an early 20th century social experiment is preserved" by The Editor

"San Bernardino County Museum--New exhibit 'Fossils Underfoot" highlights local paleontology by The Editor

"Central Coast--Impact of "Sideways" movieshows on 10th anniversary" by The Editor

"Solvang--The Wildling Museum uses art to preserve Santa Barbara wild country" by The Editor

"Yuma Crossing--Colorado River Parks combine recreation with history" by Joe Hilbers

"Wrightwood--Blue Ridge offers great views of the San Gabriel Mountains" by The Editor Fall 2014

"San Diego County--Highway 79 places its rural regions in view" by The Editor

"San Diego County--San Pasqual Battlefield State Park has a story to be told" by The Editor

"Oxnard--Our Gondola whisked us back to Italy" by Jeanne Bartlett

"Yuma Crossing--Colorado River Parks combine recreation with history" by Joe Hilbers

"Yuma--The Territorial Prison State Historic Park offers a view of the Old West" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--History is on view at California Science Museum's Pompeii Exhibition" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--There is a connec tion between a Los Angeles Monument and my family" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Chatsworth--This Museum shows an earlier San Fernando Valley" by Joe Hilbers P>

"San Emigdio Range--Atop Frazier Mountain there is much to see" by The Editor

"Santa Ynez--A wonderful museum displays how vines and wines changed the Valley" by The Editor

Summer 2014

"Oxnard--This City offers great opportunities for beach and seaside adventures" by The Editor

"Yuma--Our dining experiences showed diversity in ambiance and cuisine" by Joe Hilbers

"Long Beach--The Aquarium of the Pacific mixes education with fun and excitement" by The Editor

" San Diego--The Air & Space Museum chronicles the history of flight" by The Editor

" Temecula Valley Museum captures colorful past of town and region" by Joe Hilbers

" Avalon--Catalina Island Museum will soon have a new building and location"

Spring 2014

"Once again we were bound for Mexico, this time aboard Carnival Imagination" by The Editor

"Anza Borrego Desert State Park--A wonderful choice for winter adventures" by The Editor

"Mexico--Baja's Valle de Guadalupe offers great wine touring" by The Editor

"Port of Los Angeles--Costa Deliziosa's visit displayed its international cruise style" by Joe Hilbers

"Long Beach--A professional friendly crew is key to a guest's experience aboard a cruise ship" by The Editor

"Santa Monica Mountains--Mild winter weather beckoned toward outdoor activities" by The Editor

"Las Vegas--The Mob Museum delivers on its promise" by Jeanne Bartlett

"San Diego--The Museum of Man displays both good and dark sides of culture" by Joe Hilbers

" Buena Park--'Titanic, The Experience' depicts the ship's ill fated voyage" by The Editor

Winter 2013

"San Francisco--The City that everyone likes to visit" by The Editor

"San Diego--The Mormon Battalion Historic Site in Old Town offers a story worth telling" by The Editor

" Bonsall--Here there is a sanctuary for animals from around the world" by The Editor

" Mount Palomar--Here the whole Univese is at your doorstep" by Joe Hilbers

" Los Angeles--The 'Taste of Czech Culinary Road Show' had a good story to tell" by The Editor

"San Diego--Think Dinosaurs and Mammoths at the Natural History Museum" by The Editor

"Cerro Noroeste Peak offers outdoor delights in the San Emigdio Range"

" San Diego--A replica of Juan Cabrillo's San Salvador will soon be afloat in the Bay." by The Editor

" San Diego--Tecolote Canyon Natural Park is a relaxing refuge." by The Editor

"Long Beach--Chill at the Queen Mary is a Chirstmas Extravaganza" by Jim Woodin

Fall 2013

" Temecula-- In Old Town on Main Street the past and present meet" by The Editor

" Pacific Palisades--There is much to please on a visit to will Rogers Historic State Park" by The Editor

" San Diego--Its Bay and Harbor have a colorful history." by The Editor

"Alamo Mountain--It proved a wonderful refuge on a glorious summer day" "

" San Diego--The Maritime Museum displays modern and historic ships." by The Editor

" Newhall--Both past and present greet the visitor to William S. Hart Park" by The Editor

Summer 2013

" Oxnard and Ventura County beaches beckon as refuge from summer heat" by The Editor

" Laughlin--Indoors and outdoors it is a great desert playground" by The Editor

"Pomona--The Fairplex Wine Competition was a primer for how to judge vintages " by The Editor

" Budapest, Hungary--On our Danube Cruise we saved the best for last" by Jeanne Bartlett

"Avalon--Catalina Museum features Island's World War 2 role" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

Spring 2013

"Bluegrass was picking and jamming on the high seas aboard Carnival Inspiration" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

" Austria--Our cruise was a celebration of food and wine on the Blue Danube" by Jeanne Bartlett

Winter 2012

"In Southern California winter is the time for desert activities" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Once again, bound for Mexico, the Pina Colada Ritual had to take place" by Joe Hilbers, Editor <

"Oregon's Loon Lake--The viewer had changed more than the lake in 65 years" by Joe Hilbers

Fall 2012 H4>"Redondo Beach--Here the choice of seaside activities is large indeed" " by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Los Angeles--Grand Park is a welcome addition to Central City" by The Editor

"Las Padres National Forest--Reyes Peak at 7,000 feet offers wonderful views in every direction" by Joe Hilbers

"Angeles National Forest--San Gabriel Mountains offer a retreat from Los Angeles" by The Editor

"Napa--The Wine Train offers an experience not soon forgotten" by Joe Hilbers

"Highway 33 leads to California's Outback" " by Joe Hilbers

.."Oceanside--The Surf Museum relates California's major role in the sport

.."Los Angeles--Cleopatra stars at California Science Center Exhibition "

.."Newport Beach--Here ExplorOcean, the City's Nautical Museum, explores its seaside heritage "

. Long Beach--Queen Mary opens 'Diana, Legacy of a Princess' Exhibition."" by The Editor

Summer 2012

.."Las Vegas--The Venetian/Palazzo proved to be a most interesting work place" by Joe Hilbers

.."Napa--The new downtown offers many different cuisines" by Joe Hilbers

.."Southern Oregon Coast--Brookings stands out as an interesting beach city" by The Editor P>

.."Santa Monica--Our introduction to the Fiji Islands was a 'want to go' experience" by The Editor

.."Fernandina, Florida--Our trip included a visit to Fort Clinch State Park" by The Editor

.."Virginia--Hanover Courthouse played prominent role in historic Civil War events" by The Editor

.."Arizona--The past and present were viewed on our visit to the Grand Canyon" by The Editor Spring 2012

.."Napa--The City has entered a new era of renovation and development" by The Editor

.."St. Augustine--A 400 year old history is reflected in its culinary versatility" by Joe Hilbers

.."Southern Oregon Coast--Local products highlight its culinary fare" by Joe Hilbers

"Catalina Island--It was 'Dive, Dive' on our cruise aboard the Nautilus" " by The Editor

.."Los Angeles--The 'Discover the Arts' program opened at Disney Concert Hall" by The Editor

.."Hemet--The WesternScience Center tells the story of Diamond Valley's past" by The Editor

.."Florida--A Park now marks site of Civil War's Olustee Battlefield" by The Editor

.."Richmond, Virginia--Confederacy Memorabilia abounds for the Civil War buff" by The Editor

Winter 2011-2012

.."Vacation Land best describes Southern Oregon Coast" by The Editor

.."Inns of Elegance at St. Augustine enhance delight of B & B travel" by Joe Hilbers

.."Seattle-Our Seattle tour was all about food and wine" by Joe Hilbers

"Coachella Valley--This Preserve offers a perfect desert oasis" " by The Editor

Fall 2011

.."St. Augustine, Florida--You find history, charm and elegance in this oldest city" by The Editor

.."Lake of the Ozarks--Five and four star restaurants proved to be a gourmet's delight" by Joe Hilbers

.."Seattle--We found this to be a wine and food adventure" by Joe Hilbers

"Woodinville, Washington--Chateau Ste. Michelle is a showplace to see" " by Jeanne Bartlett

.."Columbia, Missouri--As home to the Univ. of Missouri it has much to offer the visitor" by The Editor

.."Rocheport, Missouri--Small in size but big for visitors and activities" by The Editor

.."Ketchikan--On our Alaskan cruise the City was a great host" by The Editor

.."Oregon--State Parks offer something for everyone's activities and interests" by The Editor

.."Temecula--The Vampires were kept at bay during this Garlic Cook Off" by The Editor

.."Richmond, Virginia--Visiting the Confederate White House was living history" by The Editor

.."Marina Del Rey--We enjoyed our Hornblower cruise aboard 'Zumbrota'" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Temecula--Dorland Mountain Art Colony is unique in Southern California" by The Editor

.."Consumer wine tastes vary greatly across the U.S." by The Editor's Vineyard

.."San Miguel--Villa San-Juliete Winery follows fame of 'American Idol" producers by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Orange--Shiki has been pleasing people for 36 years with its Japanese cuisine" by The Editor

..Travel stories from earlier issues of"Vittles, Vintages & Voyages"

.."Stories on wine and dining from previous issues of Vittles"

.."Vittles series on our National Parks and Monuments"

.."1123 days on a chair lift or 54 years of Skiing"

.."Battle of the Bulge--One Private's Story"

H4>.."Lake of the Ozarks--This is Missouri's Playground"" by Joe Hilbers

.."Nova Scotia--Vineyards and Wineries have come of age and are flourishing" by Joe Hilbers

.."Lake of the Ozarks--Seven Springs Winery was fun and Harbour Ridge B & B offered beautiful rooms" " by Jeanne Bartlett

.."Los Angeles--La Plaza de Cultura y Artes offers well told story of City's Mexican heritage" by The Editor

.."Alabama Gulf Shores--We explored Fort Morgan site of Civil War Battle" by The Editor

.."Nova Scotia--It's 'all aboard' at the Train Station Inn" by Joe Hilbers

.."Oceanside--The Museum of Art proved to be a most rewarding visit" by The Editor

Spring 2011

.."Alabama Gulf Shores--Emphasis is on the beach for staying and playing" by Joe Hilbers

.."Nova Scotia--We found the cuisine offered style, innovation and variety" by Joe Hilbers

.."Bluegrass music --A cruise that became a voyage of discovery" by Joe Hilbers P>

.."Alabama Gulf Shores--The lament was 'so much to do, so little time'" " by Jeanne Bartlett

.."Catalina Island--At last we got to see its interior beauty" by The Editor Winter 2010

.."Nova Scotia--In this Canadian Province we found much to see and do" by Joe Hilbers

.."Alabama Gulf Shores again has its white sand beaches pristine By Joe Hilbers

.."Cannon Beach, Oregon--Here is a beach community devoted to arts, crafts, shops and fine dining" by Joe Hilbers

.."Oregon Coast--Every town offered unique variety and interests" by Joe Hilbers P>

.."Victoria, British Columbia--Our memory of High Tea at the Empress Hotel held true" by Jeanne Bartlett

.."Portland, Maine--We found classic Inns and fine dining on our visit" by The Editor

Fall 2010

.."Rockland, Maine--In this port town Historic Inns capture a seafaring tradition" by Joe Hilbers

.."Cannon Beach, Oregon--Here is a beach community devoted to arts, crafts, shops and fine dining" by Joe Hilbers

.."Rockland, Maine--Wow, Did we find great dining in New England" by Jeanne Bartlett

.."Aguanga, California--With the Spanish Padres came the first olive trees" by The Editor

.."Pacific City, Oregon--Our visit was luxurious, scenic and serene" by The Editor Summer 2010

.."Seaside, Oregon--Shopping, amusement centers,museums and great dining"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Temecula Valley Wine Country--Here you will find a mix of tastings, tours and culinary excellence"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Copper Canyon--The train trips begin in Los Mochis and El Fuerte"
By The Editor

.."Virginia--Richmond showed us Southern elegance"
By Jeanne Bartlett

.."Albemarle County--Think good food and fine wines in Charlottesville"

.."Puerto Vallarta--We loved the Dolphins and they loved us" by James Woodin

.."Santa Ana--Bowers Museum 'Secrets of the Silk Road' offers a look at a little known civilization" by Joe Hilbers Spring 2010

.."Yo Ho, Ho and a Pina Colada, then off to the Caribbean"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Astoria, Oregon--This is their year for a Bicentennial celebration"
By The Editor

.."Virginia-- Charlottesville showed us the way to Monticello "
By The Editor

.."Sierra Madre--Our Mexican adventure included a visit to Vino Mison de Cerochului"

.."Fort Clatsop--Like Lewis and Clark our recap of their journey ended here" by Joe Hilbers Winter 2009

.."Virginia--In Richmond there was a blend of both old and new"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Mexico--The Copper Canyon train explores one of the country's natural wonders and a unique culture"
By The Editor

.."Virginia--A visit to Charlottesville and Monticello was a lesson in American History "
By Jeanne Bartlett

.."Catalina--It still retains its image as that 'Island of Romance'"

.."Virginia--The Old Dominion has much to show us about culinary excellence" by Joe Hilbers Fall 2009

.."Long Beach--There was a lot to see and do on our short Carnival cruise"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."San Diego--Here are family adventures for one and all"
By The Editor

..Santa Clara Valley--A wonderful wine country "
By Carole Ehrler

.."Alaska--Majestic but forbidding was our view of Hubbard Glacier

.."Los Cabos, Baja--Think luxury at this port of call" by Joe Hilbers

.."Santa Susana--The railroad depot here depicts an earlier era" by Joe Hilbers

.."Imperial Beach--It has been an amazing comeback for the Tijuana Estuary" by The Editor Summer 2009

.."Alaska--Our Second Alaskan adventure was just 40 years after the first"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Mazatlan--The cuisine called to some Writers, 'Come back soon"
By Jeanne Bartlett

..Santa Clara Valley--A wonderful wine country "
By Carole Ehrler

.."Seal Beach--Memorial park honors lost submariners of World War 2" by Joe Hilbers

.."Santa Ana--Art of the Samurai shows at Bowers Museum" by Joe Hilbers

.."Puerto Vallarta--Here is a bustling city that has much to offer the visitor" by Joe Hilbers

Spring 2009

.."Mexican Riviera--Our cruise was a rewarding adventure"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Oregon--There is nothing not to like on a visit to the Southern Coast"
By Jeanne Bartlett

.."Disneyland East--Everyone is young again at Florida's Disney Parks"
By James Woodin

.."Alaska--Our cruise aboard M/S Oosterdam ended all to quickly" by Jules and Terry Diamond

.."Montana de Oro--This State Park offers grand views of Central Coastline" by Joe Hilbers Winter 2009

.."Madera--There is a lot to see and taste in this wine appellation"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Avalon--The look and fame of the Casino continues as exciting as ever"
By The Editor

.."Ashland--In Southern Oregon think wonderful fresh foods and elegant cuisines"
By Jeanne Bartlett

Fall 2008

.."Alaska--The Coral Princess showed us some exciting dining and activities" by Jeanne Bartlett

.."Los Angeles--A new museum offers visitors a look at sports memorabilia"
By Joe Hilbers

.."Santa Catalina--Our Staycation on the Island was a huge success"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Africa--The Lions missed some fine dining"
By Jamed Woodin

.."Alaska--The good ship Coral Princess offered exciting adventures"

.."Santa Ana--Bowers Museum 'Terra Cotta Warriors' exhibition takes one back two millennium"
By Joe Hilbers

.."Monterey Aquarium--Its diverse activities have moved far past just the exhibition of marine life" by The Editor

.."Williams, Arizona--As gateway to the Grand Canuyon it has retained its tradition as an early western frontier town"
By The Editor

.."Santa Barbara--Surfs Up and much more to be seen at the Maritime Museum"

By The Editor

.."Monterey--At Monterey Aquarium's 'Cooking for Solutions' event we looked toward the future"

.."San Luis Obispo--A perfect place for enjoying food and wine"

.."Santa Clara Valley--Town and Country make a perfect blend here"

.."Paso Robles--The Hollywood Chef found good food and wine" by Vern Lanegrasse

.."La Quinta and Palm Desert--Following in the path of the rich and famous" by The Editor

.."At Desert Hot Springs its the water"

.."At Fallbrook Art replaces big city hustle and bustle"

.."Los Angeles--Think awesome when describing the new Broad Contemporary Art Museum" by The Editor

.."San Marino--A gracious and sparkling renewed Huntington Art Gallery will open soon"

.."Williams, Ariz--The Grand Canyon Railway Hotel is ideal for railroad or car trips to the South Rim"
By The Editor

.."Grand Canyon--The Old West comes alive on a steam train trip to the South Rim"

.."San Diego--Dead Sea Scrolls highlight a visit to the San Diego Natural History Museum"

.."Oregon Central Coast--Newport Aquarium has much to offer the visitor"
By The Editor

.."Tijuana--Baja-Med is just one of the exciting cuisines in this bustling City"

By The Editor

.."Tijuana--Exploring Mexico's Fourth Largest City"

.."Mendocino County--For scenic beauty try a trip on Highway 128 from the sea to the vineyards"

.."Long Beach--Dramatic stylings greet visitors to the newly opened Museum of Latin Art" by The Editor

.."Santa Ana--Scott Collection of jewels glitter at Bowers Museum"

.."Gold Country--Historic hotels and restaurants have much to offer in the Sierra Foothills"

.."Oregon's Central Coast--Exploring its cities and the wonderland of its shores"

.."Mendocino County--Organic farming gets high marks in vineyards and wineries"

.."Laguna Beach--Vacation Village proved to be a great starting point for interesting adventures" by The Editor

.."Mendocino County--It offers interesting escapes from urban California"

.."Temecula--Excitement reigns in wine country with new wineries and restaurants" by The Editor

.."Dana Point--Exploring the pleasures of the 'Gold Coast',"
By Joe Hilbers

.."Santa Ana-- Chinese Exhibit heralds new Kennedy Wing at Bowers Museum"

.."San Diego--The Wild Animal Park is excitement, adventure for young and old alike"

.."Perris--It's 'All Aboad' when touring the Orange Empire Railway Museum" by The Editor

.."Santa Clara Valley--Here one sees the past and present with its vineyards and wineries"
By Joe Hilbers

.."Long Beach--The Museum of Art has presence and interresting content" By The Editor

.."Long Beach--Queen Mary's Exhibition features artistry of Hollywood photographer George Hurrell"

.."Monterey--Like 38 milliion other visitors we enjoyed Monterey Bay Aquarium"
By Joe Hilbers

.."Valle De Guadalupe--Baja California's wine country"

.."Mendocino's 'Wine Affair'--There was much to see and do"
By Joe Hilbers

.."Long Beach--Dazzling + Dangerous exhibit makes for exciting viewing at the Aquarium of the Pacific" By The Editor

.."Santa Barbara Appellation--Vines and Vistas Abound"

.."Santa Ana's Bowers Museum--Major exhibitions and an expansion program add to its growing prestige"
By Joe Hilbers

.."Lake County--Pastoral scenes and its attractions including Clear Lake are visitor friendly"

.."Santa Barbara wine country--Touring this region represents the good life"
By Joe Hilbers

.."Lodi--Once again Zinfest here was a smash success"

.."Pinnacles National Monument--This region shows San Andreas' violent past"

.."Temecula--New wineries, resorts, a second wine road all point to an exciting future for Southern California's wine country"

.."Newport Beach--Newport Dunes Resort offers RVers the 'ultimate' experience"
By Joe Hilbers

.."Riverside--The Municipal Museum shows a long history of the region"

.."Los Angeles--Its Art Center is NOHO and yes, it is located on the left bank of a river"

.."Palm Desert--Santa Rosa-San Jacinto National Monument offers easy access for the visitor"
By Joe Hilbers

.."San Francisco--The City plans many events to mark the Centennial of the 1906 earthquake and fire"

.."Lodi--The Wine and Food Center is a great way to learn about grapes and vintages"

.."Temecula--South Coast Winery Resort & Spa brings a new elegance and luxury to wine touring"

.."The Carrizo Plain National Monument shows a primitive view of California that many people nevr get to see"

.."Sonora--The Mother Lode populated California"
By Joe Hilbers

.."Lodi--This appellation leads in state grape production"

.."Oxnard--A beachside city that spells growth"

.."Los Angeles-The Autry Museum shows the American West both in fact and fiction"

.."Redding--Sundial Bridge points the way to a land of outdoor beauty"
By Joe Hilbers

.."Lakeside--Barona is a luxury Resort and Casino in a rural setting"

.."Lassen Volcano National Park--Here summer comes late and leaves early" by The Editor

.."San Diego--The Royal Navy sails again with H.M.S. Surprise moored at the Maritme Museum" by The Joe Hilbers

.."Temecula--New growth and excitement reign in Temecula Wine Country"

.."Paso Robles--Summerwood shows best of wine country"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor's Vineyard

.."Pinnacles National Monument--California's age on display"

.."Temecula--Now a popular playground with gaming, balloning, fine dining, wine tours and outdoor recreation"

.."San Luis Obispo--County Parks offer a host of sports activities"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Redwood National Park--With State Parks there are many attractions"

.."Palm Springs--We had it right staying at Doral Desert Princess Resort"

.."San Luis Obispo--Perfect for exploring the scenic Central Coast"

.."Los Angeles--Disney Concert Hall gives Downtown a big boost"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Bakersfield--Kern County Museum traces the history of Black Gold"

.."San Pedro--Like all harbor cities it offers cosmopolitan, diverse and exciting leisure with much to see and do"

.."Lewis & Clark--We visited campsites in the Bitterroot and on the Yellowstone River tracing their return journey"

.."Costa Mesa--Malls and Theatre make the City a destination resort"

.."Costa Mesa--'Kicking back' became a busy time indeed"
By The Editor

.."Utah Parks--Adventure awaites in the Red Rock Country"
By The Editor

.."Washington--We followed the Expedition along the Columbia to the Sea"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Arizona--There is much to see and do on a visit to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon"

.."Millions of Americans will follow the path of Lewis and Clark during the three year Bicentennial Celebration of the Expedition"

.."Montana--Three Forks and the Lolo Trail were our destinations in following Lewis and Clark"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."California--Desert recreation abounds at Joshua Tree National Park"
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Los Angeles--The Getty Center is a museum, park and experience for people of all ages and interests"

.."Yorba Linda--Experience history at the Nixon Library & Birthplace"

.."Orange--The City of Orange has blended the historic past with its place in the 21th Century'" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Los Angeles--Leisure Travel getting New Look

.."Sequoia--Big Trees, exciting vistas beckon at Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park"

.."Antelope Valley--A unique Swiss style chalet is home to the Antelope Valley Indian Museum"

.."Long Beach--Unique, Different and Worth Visiting'" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Hawaii's Big Island--At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park the Kilauea lava flow is a show with a long continuing run"

.."Simi Valley--History is on view at the Ronald Reagan Library "

.."Hawaii--Finding solitude on the Big Island'" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Texas--The Alamo, always popular with visitors"

.."Nevada--A visit to Great Basin National Park looks back to the old west "

.."Oxnard--Add Oxnard when planning 'getaways' to California's Riviera'" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Yellowstone--It is the nation's most popular National Park"

.."Long Beach--The Queen Mary, Number One attraction for 35 years "

.."San Diego--For many people the City means 'Getaway'" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Channel Islands National Park--A unique California treasure"

.."Mountain High Resort--Big Pines has seen skiing develop over three-quarters of a century "

.."Utah--Bryce Canyon National Park is Nature's Labyrinth" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Maine--Bar Harbor is Gateway to Acadia Park" by Mel and Ronnie Greenberg

.."Malta--A Place to explore 4,000 years of history" by Michelle Cory

.."Coachella Valley--To be enjoyed at all seasons" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Wyoming--Majestic Beauty best describes the Tetons"

.."Sonoma--Great fun in Town and in the wine country" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Vermont--An Idyllic Inn and ski trails" by Mel and Ronnie Greenberg

.."Mt. Rainier--Spectacular at any season of the year" By The Editor

.."Florida's East Coast Has Everything for the Visitor" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Boca Raton's Museum of Cartoon Art will keep you Smiling" by The Editor

.."Santa Maria Valley--Old and New Cuisines, plus fine wines are to be found" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."The Sierra Nevada's Kern Plateau" by The Editor

.."Santa Maria Valley--It is the gateway to California's scenic Central Coast" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Idaho's Hell's Canyon--A Place That Time Forgot" by Lilyan Mastrolia

.."Yosemite National Park--Outdoor splendor and gracious living go together" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Santa Barbara--It offers visitors a huge lineup of recreation activities" by The Editor

.."Vancouver--Stanley Park, the Aquarium and the Maritime Museum are must-see places" by The Editor

.."Idaho--A visit to Craters of the Moon National Monument will take you as close to a lunar landscape as you will ever get" by The Editor

.."New Orleans--A City like no other in the U.S.A." by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Louisiana's Hinterland--Finding Cultural Diversity" by Lilyan Mastrolia

.."Vancouver--Like the City itself Dining is Exciting" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Palm Springs and the Cochella Valley--Things to see and do"

.."Vancouver offers the tourist a wide range of activities" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."The Beartooth--a land of mountains, lakes and meadows with unforgettable beauty" by the Editor

.."Washington State's Long Beach Peninsula--A place to enjoy the present and the past" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Long Beach Peninsula seafood makes cuisine very special" by the Editor

.."Washington's Peninsula--Historic homes to be enjoyed" by Joe Hilbers

.."Sequoia National Park--Paradise found at Montecito-Sequoia Lodge" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Washington's Peninsula--For 150 years Willapa Bay is all about Oysters" by Joe Hilbers

.."Temecula Valley--An all season tourist mecca" by the Editor

.."Washington State--Adventures for summer visitors" by Joe Hilbers

.."Washington State--Where to find tourist information"

.."Los Angeles--Take your pick of 300 museums by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Long Beach--The Port, the Sea and Ships are its maritime heritage" by the Editor

.."Glacier National Park--Its wonderful and the bears are polite" by Joe Hilbers

.."Disneyland--Innoventions is the newest attraction" by The Editor

.."Louisville--At Bluegrass Cooperage barrels are made for Kentucky bourbon"

.."Mt. St. Helens--A unique view of an ever changing planet" by the Editor

.."Louisville--Dining offers a lot of choices" by The Editor

.."St. Maartin--It's in the Caribbean and the food is the best of French cuisine" By Dorothy Hundley

.."Switzerland--A place where all seems well in the world" By Vern Lanegrasse, The Hollywood Chef

.."Alaska--How to get spoiled on a Cruise" By Jim Chilton

.."Kentucky Bourbon--See how its made at L & G Distillery" by Joe Hilbers

.."Louisville and Kentucky--The fame goes beyond blue grass, horses and bourbon" By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."South Texas--Exciting cuisines can be found" By the Editor

.."Eureka--Bay tours and a museum show visitors a seafaring history" By the Editor

.."Lake Powell, Arizona--Savor the beauty" By Dorothy Hundley

.."San Antonio--Texas lives up to its name" By Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Corpus Christi--You can relive maritime history here" By The Editor

.."Phoenix--Much to offer the winter visitor" By Vern Langrasse, The Hollywood Chef

.."Santa Barbara--Whale watching, wine touring, fine dining are yours on a weekend" By The Editor

.."Cabo San Lucas--a new resort to dazzle visitors" By Dorothy Hundley

.."Humboldt County, California--Bring a hearty appetite with you" by Joe Hilbers,Editor

.."Portugal's Algarve--A place of rare beauty" by Vern Lanegrasse, The Hollywood Chef

.."Calistoga, California--It offers a different perspective when visiting Napa Valley" by The Editor

.."Calgary, Canada has many surprises for the visitor" by Dorothy Hundley

.."New Orleans--A Wonderful Wine and Food Festival" by Dorothy Hundley

.."Coeur d'Alene, Idaho-A jewel to be enjoyed "by Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Athens, Ohio--Quiet Lanes in Appalachia" by The Editor

.."Spokane, Washington--A place of colorful people and events" by The Editor

.."Columbus, Ohio--The new and old blend together" by The Editor

.."Eureka, California--A Place where the past and present meet" by Joe Hilbers

.."Zanesville, Ohio--Exploring America's First Frontier" by The Editor

.."Montana--You relive history on a visit to the Little Big Horn" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

.."Napa Valley, California--Visitors love It" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Istanbul,Turkey--There is excitement in its cuisine and wines" by The Editor

.."Bath, Maine--Its Maritme history is on Display" The Editor

.."Valley Forge--A place to review history" By The Editor

.."Philadelphia--A City that works hard to captivate tourists" By The Editor

.."Bucks County, Pennsylvania--It offers historical interest, modern living" by Joe Hilbers

.."Baja California--Its wine country is a place of scenic beauty" by The Editor

.."Cote D'Azur, France--The Wines & Cuisine of Provence" by Joe Hilbers

.."Central Anatolia, Turkey--New Adventures were to be had in Cappadocia", By Dorothy Hundley

.."Ankara, Turkey--One turns the pages of history on a visit to Turkey"

--"Temecula--Southern California's Wine Country" by The Editor

--"Ah San Francisco--So Cosmopolitan"

--"Rio De Janeiro--How it Dazzles The Visitor" by The Editor

--"Switzerland--Still the Playground of Europe" by The Editor

--"Alsace, France--Enjoying the Wine Road, by Vern Lanegrasse, The Hollywood Chef

--"Maine--A great place for a vacation"

--"French Riviera--The very name is magic"

--"Red Lodge, Montana--You can still see the old west here"

--"Taos--Add interesting wines and cuisine to museums and gallerys"

--"Nova Scotia--Uncrowded and so much to see" by The Editor

For more information about Vittles articles and their authors E mail hilbers@earthlink.net


Last Update:10/12/16

© 2016 Joe Hilbers All Rights Reserved.
Graphic Design by Impact Graphics