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Dreamers. Go behind the scenes and get the inside scoop on all the dreamers and dreamy places we visited while shooting our latest commercial.
Location 1: Sara Bareilles near the Hollywood Sign, Hollywood
Find out how this hit-making singer/songwriter played her own mini-concert for our new ad, and the best ways to see this iconic sign.
Location 2: Biking across the Golden Gate Bridge
See Richie Trimble pedaling his high-flyin’ cycle across California’s most memorable bridge. Plan your own Bay Area bike tour with our insider tips.
Location 3: Squaw Valley
Take a trip with us on our pre-dawn wake up and snow cat ride. Find your perfect Sierra snow stashes and year-round views.
Location 4: Mission Bay Park and San Diego Bay
Swoop, hover, land—yup, but our talent couldn’t quite catch a football. Get the basics on San Diego’s newest sport, then find out where you can get jet-packing too.
Location 5: Santa Cruz Beach
Find out how fog almost crashed our beach party during our photo shoot. Then get ready to play, shop, stroll, and surf in Northern California’s quintessential beach town.
Location 6: Pelican Hill Resort, Newport Beach
Find out how we got to shoot in this incredible pool (when it’s almost never allowed), then take the plunge and plan your own spoil-yourself getaway to this amazing resort.
Location 7: William Shatner at Paramount Studios, Hollywood
See how the original Captain Kirk kept it real on our set, then find out how to get your own peek at movie-making magic at real studios in the heart of Hollywood.
Location 8: Castello di Amorosa, Calistoga/Napa Valley
Learn how our crew got creeped out by the torture chamber in this incredible castle. Take your own tour of this unbelievable site; here’s how.
Location 9: Emerald Bay State Park, Lake Tahoe
Find out what was distracting the crew during this nighttime shoot and join your own Sierra stargazing party with our tips.
Location 10: Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Calaveras
Learn how we kept our footprint small shooting our ad among amazing sequoias, then leave your own footprints in this park’s coolest secret trails.
Location 11: Beverly Hills Hotel
Our shoot at this exclusive celeb magnet meant we had to pass notes through bushes; find out why, plus how you can feel like a star here too.
Location 12: Big Sur
What’s the trick behind our “floating” tent—we’ll tell you here, and we’ll share some of our hidden gems along this remarkable stretch of coast.
Location 13: Burney Falls, McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
Get ready for California’s biggest secret—these amazing year-round falls. Get our tips on where to fish, splash, and sleep in cozy cabins.
Location 14: Pro skater Bob Burnquist at Lake Tahoe
Find out how we made this incredible skate ramp. Discover your own Sierra adventures at California’s unforgettable alpine getaway.
Location 15: Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh-Jennings at Venice Beach
Visit with our golden girl and a host of crazy characters, then take a tour of California’s most eclectic beach town.
Location 16: Pro surfer Rob Machado at Malibu’s Sycamore Canyon Beach
Carve the curl with one of surfing’s most recognizable athletes, then discover hidden trails and secret corners in a remarkable secret stretch of coast.
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