71Miles is “The definitive guide to weekend trips around major cities” and they’re experimenting with an interesting Twitter idea. If you follow 71Miles on Twitter, they’ll send you rare bargains to exclusive spas and hotels in Northern California. You’ll receive occasional text messages with a phone number to call and instructions to mention 71miles. It’s high-end secret-agent style and deals are pretty good. The one they’ve got up there now is 50% off a fancy hotel and spa in Monterey, CA. Here’s the 71Miles review of Monterey, CA. Tiny micro-vacations to nearby spots are a good time especially when it’s half the price.
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