Inside the Parador de Carmona, a graceful Moorish courtyard with vaults and columns combines with antique Spanish furnishings to create a four-star experience reminiscent of times gone by. (From: 10 Beautiful Castle Hotels).
2 hrs away, Yermo. $5-8 day rate plus lots of things to do including a Crooked house where water runs UPHILL. Calico is an old West mining town that has been around since 1881 during the largest silver strike in California. With its 500 mines, Calico produced over $20 million in silver ore over a 12-year span.
Catalina Island Museum is moving along quickly with it's construction. Congratulations Catalina Island! I bet they're launching a new site to go with the grand opening celebration, too! This island is charming and inviting. so much history - as far as West Coast goes. It's a popular destination from Newport Beach, Long Beach and Dana Point - quite a ride if you are in a small craft!
Many different fruit juices are available at roadside stall. Image by Katja Gaskell / Lonely Planet Mexico’s street food is some of the best in the world. www.lonelyplanet.com/mexico/mexico-city/travel-tips-and-articles/mexico-citys-best-street-food#ixzz39d3KlxTP