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Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 6:55 AM

National Parks Free Entry: Veterans Day Weekend

National Parks Free Entry: Veterans Day Weekend

Find an historic site or monument related to military history, or visit a nearby park, over the second weekend in November. Read »

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 12:39 PM

Monarch Anticipation: Butterfly Beauty Ahead

Monarch Anticipation: Butterfly Beauty Ahead

If you're looking at late-October-ish for your first grove visit, you're in the right territory. Read »

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 6:53 AM

Yappy Halloween at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Yappy Halloween at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Cocktails and canine costumes are part of this give-back event. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 5:38 PM

Winchester Mystery House: Film Costume Display

Winchester Mystery House: Film Costume Display

The spooky movie is still to come, but you can see the outfits now at the San Jose attraction. Read »

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 12:38 PM

Fall Favorite: Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

Fall Favorite: Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

Join a Magical Mystery Tour, a Pinot Walkabout, and more foodie fun times. Read »

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 9:50 PM
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Bow Wow Cruise: San Diego Sweet

Head out on to the bay with Hornblower and a bevy of costumed canines.View gallery »

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Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Desert X 2019: Lauded Exhibition to Return

Desert X 2019: Lauded Exhibition to Return

If you found yourself enchanted by the springtime installations dotting the Coachella Valley, be glad: More art is to come. Read »

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 1:50 PM

12,000 Pounds of Pumpkins: Mission Inn October

12,000 Pounds of Pumpkins: Mission Inn October

The Riverside landmark is known for its holiday lights, yes, but its pumpkin walk is adding fall charm. Read »

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 9:54 PM

La Casa del Camino: Unique Surf Rooms

La Casa del Camino: Unique Surf Rooms

Even if hanging ten isn't in your getaway plans, you can soak up some of the beach-close flavor at the swanky-funky hotel. Read »

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 1:48 PM

Halloween in a Ghost Town: Bodfish Phantoms

Halloween in a Ghost Town: Bodfish Phantoms

Stroll through Silver City Ghost Town during a paranormal investigation. Read »

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Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBC7.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 20 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.