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Michael Albright

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Discover San Benito County

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San Benito County is a beautiful place to work, play, live and visit. It has an interesting and rich history dating back to before California was even a state. Surrounded by beautiful country, it offers recreation and outdoor activities, wine tasting, quaint shops, casual and fine dining and so much more. You can go for […]

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Explore History

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San Benito County’s earliest history remains largely undocumented. Native inhabitants present when Europeans first arrived in the 1700s had occupied San Benito County for thousands of years, enjoying a comfortable climate throughout the year and a rich supply of food from its hills, valleys and creeks. European influence began in 1772, when Friar Juan Crespi, […]

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Spectacular Pinnacles

ParksThings to Do

At America’s newest National Park, the possibilities for discovery are limitless! Climbing and hiking among the breathtaking spires and rock formations that gave Pinnacles its name are only the beginning of what the park has to offer. Come seek out the California Condor in the high peaks, explore the rare chaparral vegetation and carpets of […]

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Amazing Birdwatching

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San Benito County is a birder’s paradise. From city parks to its vast tracts of natural landscapes, more than 300 species have been observed within the county. San Benito’s feathered rock star is also North America’s largest bird, the California Condor. With the condor at the brink of extinction, all remaining birds were taken from […]

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Farm Stands

ShoppingThings to Do

For those of us who grew up here in San Benito County, the roadside farm stand is not just a familiar sight, it’s one of those things we feel uniquely connected to. Many of us locals have fond memories of shopping or even working at one of our county’s many farm stands. Now in all […]

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