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26 Miles Across the Sea Santa Catalina is Waitin’ for YOU!

Explore Santa Catalina Island without the Summer Crowds By Françoise Rhodes, Travel Blogger, Host of Traveling With Françoise Television & Radio  Some of you might remember the hit 26 Miles released by the Four Preps in 1957.  The song began

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Mt. Rushmore is great – but don’t miss Crazy Horse!

By Françoise Rhodes, Host of Traveling With Françoise Radio & Television I recently had the fun experience of escorting a group of 42 travelers with ACT Tours to Mt. Rushmore. As the escort it was my job to make sure

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Make Your Day Trip a Mission

Make Your Day Trip a Mission By Françoise Rhodes of Traveling With Françoise and Artifacts and Arts Across America  California has 21 missions, and on my list of things to do is visit each and every one of them. A

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Powerfully Famous People Who Made Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley Their Home!

Palm Springs Historical Society, located on the Village Green, at 221 S. Palm Canyon Drive, swings open its doors for the new season on Friday, September 1, 2017. Story by Renee Brown/Palm Springs Historical Society for CoachellaValley.com As summer wraps

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Caution Burro Crossing! Welcome to Oatman Arizona

Caution Burro Crossing!!… Welcome to Oatman, Arizona By Françoise Rhodes – Host of Traveling With Françoise Radio & Television Chances are many of you choose to visit Laughlin, Nevada instead of Las Vegas.  Laughlin offers small town charm, the scenic Colorado

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Do you know about Salvation Mountain?

Salvation Mountain  Cover Photo Salvation Mountain by Tassanee Photography The year 1967 found Leonard back in San Diego visiting his sister Irene. She was always talking about the Lord and it sort of bothered Leonard. One morning to escape her

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Ramona California Is Still A Stagecoach Stop For Visitors

Ramona California Is Still A Stagecoach Stop For Visitors By Françoise Rhodes, Host of Traveling With Françoise Television and Radio It’s interesting how most visitors consider the Coachella Valley a small town community, however, Southern California is loaded with fascinating

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An Insider’s Guide – Joshua Tree – Beauty Bubble, A “Hairseum” -By Kimmie Sue

There are just way too many cool places up in Joshua Tree! “Best Hairseum” I have ever been to! ? Beauty Bubble ⚪ A Salon and Museum ⚪-By Kimmie Sue            

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Coachella Valley Gem: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

Coachella Valley Gem: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum The idiosyncratic abode, a vision of one man, is a Desert Hot Springs landmark. By Alysia Gray Painter HOUSES OF MEMORY: Modernism Week is the stylish centerpiece of the desert resorts’ winter season, a

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Did you know the Coachella Valley is home to the International Banana Museum?

Coachella Valley’s International Banana Museum In the museum you will find every type banana related items you can possibly think of  and even some you’ve never thought of!!! Escape to the most aPEELing destination on the planet the International Banana Museum. Here you

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