Vancouver Christmas Market


This little German Christmas market complete with a carousel offers a wide variety of Christmas crafts and a number of delicious food and treats. Many beverage options are available for adults. For the kids, you will find a magnificent real hot chocolate that is out of this world. Get into the spirit with christmas carols and unique gifts at The Vancouver Christmas Market which runs Nov 21 – Dec 24

Santa Monica Beach CA


A great California beach is just 45 minutes from the LAX airport.  Enjoy miles of beautiful, clean sandy beaches.  The Santa Monica Pier offers an amusement park right on the Pier with a great Roller Coaster and Ferris Wheel as well as a few other fun rides.  Although the rides are no match to a large theme park, the uniqueness of the pier make it worth a visit. You will find a few great dining selections right on the Pier. The most notable being the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.  The Third Street Promenade is just a few blocks up from the Pier with a lot of great shopping and all of the usual comforts.

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