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Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015 at 5:41 PM

Birding Trip to Anacapa Island

Birding Trip to Anacapa Island

Go in search of Blue-footed Boobies and American Oystercatchers, with Island Packers. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 at 9:24 PM

Sunny Supping: Food + Wine Festival Palm Desert

Sunny Supping: Food + Wine Festival Palm Desert

Cat Cora, Gale Gand, and a host of famed foodies will be at the spring celebration. Read »

Monday, Feb 2, 2015 at 7:27 PM

Disneyland at 60: The Magic Kingdom Celebrates

Disneyland at 60: The Magic Kingdom Celebrates

A sparkly Diamond Celebration kicks off in late May. Read »

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 12:53 PM

On the Farm: Yuma Lettuce Days

On the Farm: Yuma Lettuce Days

A new location for the fest takes fans straight to the leafy source. Read »

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 11:04 AM

On the Horizon: Petals in the Desert

On the Horizon: Petals in the Desert

Fingers are crossing among flower fans that a good showing is near. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 1:22 PM

Pups and Plants: 5K Paw Walk at SDBG

Pups and Plants: 5K Paw Walk at SDBG

Leash up your outdoors-loving Lassies and stroll at the San Diego Botanic Garden. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 11:40 AM

Snowy Doings Among the Silent Giants

Snowy Doings Among the Silent Giants

Need to hear absolutely nothing for a bit? Go Sequoia. Read »

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 11:05 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Peek Inside Modernism Week's Trailer Fest

You can spy the interiors of these retro gems. See Full Gallery »

Saturday, Jan 24, 2015 at 8:53 AM

Frosty Freebies: Mammoth Kids' Ski Deal

Frosty Freebies: Mammoth Kids' Ski Deal

Planning on driving the fam up the mountain soon? You can save. Read »

Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 at 6:59 AM

Joshua Tree: Your Long Weekend Tips

Joshua Tree: Your Long Weekend Tips

With more three-dayers down the road, where will you go to explore? 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.