Tulare County is home to some of America’s prettiest and most colorful small towns, and incredible giant sequoia trees. Host Simon Kane begins his visit in Visalia, home to two cosmopolitan dining experiences, namely Café 225 and Depot, whose building once housed the original Southern Pacific Railway. Stroll the town of Exeter, famed for its murals, and gaze awestruck at Sequoia National Park’s General Sherman Tree, the largest on the planet. Simon also visits Three Sisters Farmstead Cheese to witness the cheese-making process, and tees off at the River Island Golf Course and Country Club.
Amador County is in the very heart of California’s Gold Country, where prospectors flocked to find their fortunes 150 years ago. Simon talks to folklorist Robert Richards about the area’s history, visits the Montevina Winery, and checks out the local accommodations and attractions. In Sutter Creek, it is always 1898 in the Monteverde Store MuseumWatch Now >>
Monterey, California is quite possibly the greatest meeting of land, sea, and sky on the entire planet. This visual feast encompasses breathtaking Pacific coastline, dramatic Big Sur, romantic Carmel, Pacific Grove, the world-famous 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, and Monterey’s very own wine country. Simon visits historic Fisherman’s Wharf, Cannery Row, and tastes wine atWatch Now >>
Simon goes beyond San Diego’s most obvious tourist stops to explore the city’s historical, cultural, and culinary attractions. Simon brushes up on area history at the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, then proceeds onward to Hillebrecht Avocado Farm, and Chino Farms where he finds the freshest market produce. Simon explores the bustling GaslampWatch Now >>