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Huntington Beach
Huntington Beach

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NameAddressAward
BeniciaCity of Benicia, 250 East L Street Benicia, CA 94510
Big Bear LakeBig Bear Visitor Center, 40824 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
California Salmon Rafting SafariTrips begin in Ashland Oregon (MFR) - (starting 2023).
There is a driving option that meets at our camp near Forks of the Salmon, CA
Cannery RowMonterey, CA 93940
Carlsbad, CACarlsbad, California
Del Norte County1001 Front St. Crescent City, CA 95531
Downtown Los Altos88 Main Street
Los Altos, CA 94022
Huntington BeachHuntington Beach, CA 92648Beautiful Beach City
Liberty Station2305 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 100-102, San Diego, CA 92106
Mission Bay2247 San Diego Ave, Suite 130, San Diego, CA 92110
Monterey County Convention & Visitors BureauMonterey County
Newport BeachNewport Beach, CA
North Lake TahoeTahoe City Visitor Information Center
100 North Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145

Incline Village Visitor Information Center
969 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, NV
Palisades Tahoe1960 Olympic Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
REI Co-op Adventure Center San FranciscoSan Francisco/Bay Area at Richmond Marina
REI Trans-Catalina Island TrekCatalina Island
Santa Monica2427 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Santa Ynez ValleyP.O. Box 633, Solvang, CA 93464World-class Wine Region
Sausalito22 El Portal, Sausalito, CA 94965
Ventura County Coast305 S. Kalorama St., Suite B, Ventura, CA 93001
Oxnard3600 Harbor Blvd. #469, Oxnard, California 93035
Tuolumne County193 S Washington St., Sonora, CA 95370
Visalia112 E Main Street, Visalia, CA 93291

Southwest

REI Grand Canyon & Lake Powell Adventure
REI Grand Canyon & Lake Powell Adventure

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NameAddressAward
Albuquerque20 First Plaza NW, Suite 601
Albuquerque, NM 87102
FlagstaffFlagstaff Visitor Center
1 East Route 66
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Hotel Maverick840 Kennedy Ave. Grand Junction, CO 81501
REI Grand Canyon & Lake Powell Family AdventureLake Powell/Grand CanyonAmazing Outdoor Activities
Santa FeSanta Fe, NMStandout Southwest Culture Trip

Pacific Northwest and Alaska

Walla Walla wine region
Walla Walla, Washington

Brady Lawrence

NameAddressAward
Corvallis113 SW 3rd Street, Alley Suite 101, Corvallis, OR 97333
Eugene, OR754 Olive St, Eugene, OR 97401
Lincoln City, OR801 Southwest Highway 101, Suite 401
Lincoln City, OR 97367
Grants Pass, Oregon198 SW 6th Street, Grants Pass, OR 97526
Lewis Clark Valley, WA847 Port Way Clarkston, WA 99403
Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory27500 E Timberline Road, Government Camp, OR 97028
Pendleton, ORPendleton, Oregon
Port Angeles, WAPort Angeles Visitor Center: 121 E Railroad Ave. Port Angeles, WA 98362
Seabrook, WA4275 SR 109, Pacific Beach, WA 98571
Seattle NorthCountryNorthwest Washington State
Sun Valley Resort1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
Issaquah, WA1484 Hyla Ave NW
Issaquah, WA 98029
Anchorage524 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
Walla Walla, WASoutheastern Washington StateStandout Wine-and-Dine Region

Wyoming

Wyoming Wind River Country
Red Canyon in Wyoming’s Wind River Country

Jennie Hutchinson

NameAddressAward
Casper139 West 2nd Street, Suite 1B
Casper, WY 82601
Wyoming's Wind River CountryPO Box 925
Lander, WY 82520
Remarkable Outdoor Recreation Region

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