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Friday, May 1, 2015 at 5:18 PM

60th Anniversary: Spend 24 Hours at Disneyland

60th Anniversary: Spend 24 Hours at Disneyland

It's May, Mouseketeers. Ready for the big Anaheim overnight? Read »

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 1:56 PM

Mother's Day Saturday: Chocolate Fest in Encinitas

Mother's Day Saturday: Chocolate Fest in Encinitas

A walk through nature and nibbles galore? It's a nice way to celebrate. Read »

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 8:58 PM

Carlsbad Package: Follow The Hops Highway

Carlsbad Package: Follow The Hops Highway

Visit a quartet of posh breweries (and leave the driving to someone else). Read »

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 7:51 AM

Pedal Power: Nobody Walks in LA Package

Pedal Power: Nobody Walks in LA Package

Bed down at the Farmer's Daughter Hotel and get a comp pair of sneaks and free bike use. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 7:15 AM

Laguna Beach Passport to the Arts

Laguna Beach Passport to the Arts

Sawdust, Art-A-Fair, and Festival of the Arts are part of this solid culture-loving deal. Read »

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 1:47 PM

Ponte Winery's Vineyard Bus Tour

Ponte Winery's Vineyard Bus Tour

Get out among the grapes, or where grapes will soon be, in Temecula Valley. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 at 1:17 PM

Mom Getaway: A St. Regis Monarch Beach Treat

Mom Getaway: A St. Regis Monarch Beach Treat

Brunch options and spa outings await near the ocean. Read »

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 6:54 AM

CHIchella Woofs in Rancho Santa Fe

CHIchella Woofs in Rancho Santa Fe

No pets are allowed at Coachella, but cool pups rule at the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Read »

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 1:27 PM

Swashbuckling Ahead: Two Harbors Pirate Party

Swashbuckling Ahead: Two Harbors Pirate Party

Set sail for Catalina Island, mateys. Read »

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 1:27 PM

Taste of Julian: Historic Town, Modern Grub

Taste of Julian: Historic Town, Modern Grub

Get to know the eateries and flavors of the mountain-sweet charmer. Read »

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Travel Kit

GET A ROOM

Hotel deals around the Golden State that don't nab all your gold.

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Giant drive-through donuts? We got your giant drive-through donuts right here.

SPOTLIGHT SAN DIEGO

Attractions, eateries and secret spots that we won't tell the tourists about.

LA GETAWAY

Unique hotels, ethnic festivals -- yes, there are reasons to drive north.

WAKE UP IN VEGAS

Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.

LOAD THE CAR SEAT

When you have to/want to take the kids along.

Authors
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 NBCSanDiego.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 12 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.