What’s Going On? Films, Fun and Festivals

Plan extended seasonal vacations during summer and winter months. Group destination locations together in regional trips to explore what several bucket list towns have to offer in the general vicinity – with only a week or two vacation time to spend, we recommend organizing your itinerary by travel regions.

California Coast: Tip to Tip

20 photos that will make you wish you lived in California

From the winery-dotted Napa Valley and winding roads of the Pacific Coast Highway to the natural beauty of Yosemite and star-studded streets of Los Angeles, the options for experiencing the magic of the Golden State are endless. No matter what part of the state you choose to visit, your eyes are in for a treat. Don’t believe us? Take a quick photo road trip with us to see why California is the place to be.

South Coast Region

San Diego 

La Jolla Concours d’Elegance celebrates its 15th year perched high above the blue Pacific  Cuvier Park is one of the most spectacular locations in coastal California, a state that knows its share of spectacular coastline. The tony town of La Jolla is populated mostly with incredibly successful retirees who like the year-round sunshine and ocean views, but there are enough beautiful people around to give the car show that extra zing of Hollywood glamour when they set up the show tents and roll the cars onto the lawn”.

Orange County Beach Towns

Huntington Beach

Back to the Beach Festival | April 27 and 28 , 2019   “Artist Blink-182, The Used, Goldfinger with special guests, and more will perform on Huntington State Beach April 27 – 28, 2019. There will be food, drinks and attractions at the festival. Parking is available but the festival highly recommends to take ride share or get drop off. A general ticket admission and VIP ticket admission are offered. Check out places to stay for hotel accommodations.

Newport Beach

Newport Beach Film Festival celebrates 20th anniversary   “When the Newport Beach Film Festival started in 1999, its office was a little bigger than a family room, with tremendous sound effects coming live from nearby John Wayne Airport. In its early days, the fest had emerged humbly from the ashes of the Newport Beach International Film Festival, whose founder filed for bankruptcy. During the first year of the festival, 2000, organizers screened about 120 films and attracted approximately 12,000 attendees.

Laguna Beach

Laguna Student Launches Film Career   “Michael Tanaka loves everything about Laguna Beach. Tanaka’s short film “24 Hours” showcases his feelings about the town and its residents. The five-minute piece, which features Laguna locals chasing adventure from sunrise to sunset, was selected for inclusion in the Newport Beach Film Festival.

Mother of the Year: Laguna Beach’s Meg Weidner Stars in ‘Best Mom‘  “I play Addy, a writer working at a magazine owned by her mother (Donna Mills). Addy is a big overthinker and envies the fun relationship her husband (Jilon VanOver) shares with their daughter, Esther (Violet Hicks). She signs up for an improv class to get out of her head, but the class turns out to be taught by her husband’s ex (Krista Allen). It’s about the joy of failing up.”

Steps:

21) Spend the time to find the best place to live and invest. It will be worth your while. The great thing about living where others spend their vacation is the year round quality-of-life. 

24) Determine which maker or breaker community issues you will find across all resort communities vs. those unique only to the quality-of-life towns at the top of your best places list.

32) Plan extended seasonal vacations during summer and winter months. Group destination locations together in regional trips to explore what several bucket list towns have to offer in the general vicinity – with only a week or two vacation time to spend, we recommend organizing your itinerary by travel regions.

33) When you move, will your established neighbors share your same values? Does your new home have potential over the long term to develop into a high appreciation real estate investment while being affordable for mid-life or empty nesters? Do the weather patterns in winter or summer make you want to live there year round, or only on a seasonal basis. Does  your new community offer a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities?

34) On your visits look for any newer developments that may trigger changes in neighborhood patterns. New construction in or around the neighborhood? Major regional economic adjustments? Transition from households with children to ones that are empty nests? Rezoning, and dramatically rising/falling land values?

 

 

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