Spread across a large area, this destination is nothing if not diverse. Choosing a single place to focus your time, that is a true challenge. There are attractions everywhere so be ready to come back another day, and after some time here, that’s exactly what you’ll want to do.
Exploring the Area
The biggest cities are along the coast. History permeates from these large cities. The thriving metropolis mixes history and pageantry. Restaurants, shops and modern hotels continue to appear, along with a hosts art galleries and restaurants.
The rough and rugged outdoors, the rolling hills, adorned with beauty. Take scenic drives along a rocky, ocean coast. The trees, with mixed beauty, explode into reds and oranges when autumn arrives. When the skiers take their place snow-covered mountains appear.
Fill your senses with fresh air, ocean breeze and views beautiful wilderness. It’s a view best admired under a warm blanket with a cup of hot coco. Enjoy it on the front porch or any of the hundreds of inns throughout the area.
Eating and Drinking
Huge plates of pasta, fresh cheese and the noisy tables in a one of the areas famous Italian restaurants. Dig into steaming bowls of soup and platters of fresh fish, shrimp, clams and more at the famous seafood restaurants. Find one of the city’s many micro-brews for an experience to remember, as long as you don’t enjoy too much. Be prepared for loads of fresh fruits, veggies and specialty cheese.