Astoria is a city of 10,000 people on the Columbia River just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean.Astoria is the oldest American settlement wost of the Rockies.Surrounded by water and tall evergreen Douglas fir,Hemlock and scenic beauty with a vista of the Pacific Ocean and its endless miles of sandy beaches viewed from a top of Astoria's historic Colomn.
Ensenanta, the oldest community in the Baja peninsula, is a wonderful destination for water sports, with activities ranging from fishing to diving. Visit Riviera Pasifica, which once was a luxury resort and casino, very popular in the circle of film stars and millionaires during the decade of 20s.
Juneau (Alaska), USA
Everyone can live an adventure in the picturesque Juneau, the place where gold had been discovered for the first time in Alaska. If you are looking for wildlife, go on a cruise to observe whales and nature. To experience the most exciting flight of your life, nothing is better than an helicopter tour. Otherwise travel back in time and try your skills in finding gold.
Ketchikan, Alaska, USA
Ketchikan, the picturesque world capital of salmon is the starting point for seaplane excursions visiting the National Monument of Misty Fiords, a huge area of wild nature. It also hosts the Tlingkit Indians of Alaska and the largest collection of totem in the world. The traditions are alive, allowing you to experience their rich rituals.
La Paz, Mexico
La Paz is the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur and an important regional commercial center. La Paz was first inhabited by Neolithic hunter-gatherers at least 10,000 years ago who left traces of their existence in the form of rock paintings near the city and throughout the Baja California Peninsula. On May 3, 1535, Hernán Cortés arrived in the bay by La Paz and named it Santa Cruz; he attempted to start a colony but abandoned his efforts after several years due to logistical problems. In 1596 Sebastián Vizcaíno arrived, giving the area its modern name, La Paz.
Los Angeles (California)
Los Angeles, is a populus metropolitan area, a leading world center in entertainment business, the city of Hollywood and film "stars". L.A., also known as the City of Angels is among the richest cities in the world and that is visible all around. Museums, art galleries, theaters and so many things to see and do that your stay at this unique city, will be an unforgettable experience.
There is no such an enticing countryside as that of Manzanillo. Towering palm trees, mango trees, sandy beaches, extensive jungles and mountains covered with palm trees. The town got its name from the abundant vegetation of Manzanillo trees, which were used extensively during the early days of shipbuilding. North of the harbor is the Santiago,a luxurious resort area. The peninsula separates the two beaches of the city. Today, Manzanillo is the busiest commercial port of Mexico, a tourist, tropical paradise. It is described as the "fishing capital of the world."
Mazatlan is a Mexican seaside town and commercial harbor, located on the Pacific coast. Mazatlan is a popular tourist destination, offering a lot of activities for everybody. Beautiful beaches, luxurious resorts, tours to nearby attractions, water activities are some of what you can do in this picturesque city.
Icy Strait Point, Alaska, USA
Isy Strait Point is located eighty kilometers west of Juneau at the opening of Glasier Bay, where only one ship at a time is allowed to enter. Here, you will have the opportunity for great tours to observe the wildlife and find out the authentic culture of the local Tlingkits. Take a tour to the area of Adolfus Point, one of the best points for watching Alaska's humpback whales and "orcas".
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Nestled in the curve of Banderas Bay, Puerto Vallarta has steadily maintained its character. The colorful bougainvillea hanging from red tiled roofs and balconies and cobblestone streets are pleasant picture for both the eye and the camera. Spend a day exploring the Mexican countryside along the Maskota River, where are mixed together, tropical vegetation, fields, mango trees, banana trees and other tropical fruits.
San Diego, California, USA
San Diego is the "first city" of California, with roots dating back to 1769. The historic Village Siiport along Emparkantero has many fascinating shops and galleries. If you want to explore further, San Diego is at your disposal. A trip to San Diego is never completed without a visit to the famous zoo of San Diego. This is a fascinating experience for people of all ages.
San Francisco (California)
San Francisco is officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the leading financial and cultural center of Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. Tourism is the city's largest private-sector employer, is the backbone of the San Francisco economy. Its frequent portrayal in music, film, and popular culture has made the city and its landmarks recognizable worldwide. As a tourist destination, the city is especially famous for the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, and the area Haight-Ashbury.
Sitka was once the center of fur trade of the Russian empire. This heritage is visible all around-the Cathedral of St.Michael with the onion-shaped dome, and the Indian fort where the Tlingkit Indians were fighting the Russians settlers. To learn more you can explore the Sitka Sound, visit a desert camp for fishing and wonder in the rainforest with a local guide.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
At the edge of the Baja peninsula, Cabo San Lucas is a perfect example of the ultimate paradise. This remoted location and its unspoiled beauty makes it the ideal destination for relaxation. There is also available a great variety of activities from scuba diving to surfing and kayaking. Alternatively cross the Los Campos searching for whales.
Vancouver (British Columbia)
Enjoy one of the mildest climates in Canada, spend the day watching the fascinating vegetation of Boutsart Gardens or tasting wines from the Okanagan Valley. Vancouver is surrounded by water on three sides and is close to Coast Mountain area.