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Monday, Jan 5, 2015 at 12:21 PM

A National Park New Year's Resolution

A National Park New Year's Resolution

Want to be one with nature in 2015? State your intention. Read »

Monday, Jan 5, 2015 at 6:36 PM

Golden State Savings: California Restaurant Month

Golden State Savings: California Restaurant Month

Build a weekend getaway around a city and its great restaurants. Read »

Monday, Jan 5, 2015 at 6:36 PM

Tour and Taste: Savor Yuma

Tour and Taste: Savor Yuma

Planning on a sojourn in the southwestern Arizona burg? Sup well. Read »

Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 at 10:18 AM

Stylish Cinema: Palm Springs International Film Festival

Stylish Cinema: Palm Springs International Film Festival

Here comes cinema's biggest season, via its first sunshine-y stop. Read »

Sunday, Jan 4, 2015 at 12:10 PM

New in 2015: Hike Death Valley Program

New in 2015: Hike Death Valley Program

Is one of your resolutions to move more? Here's your chance. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014 at 12:41 PM

"Goonies" Grub: A 1985 Movie Menu, in Santa Barbara

Barbareño will serve a seven-courser inspired by pop culture favorites. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 30, 2014 at 9:21 AM

Superhero OC Fun: Noon Year's Eve

Superhero OC Fun: Noon Year's Eve

Discovery Science Center breaks out the streamers and fun during the daytime. Read »

Monday, Dec 29, 2014 at 8:39 AM

Bodie After Sundown: 2015 Dates Announced

Bodie After Sundown: 2015 Dates Announced

The ghost town's currently under snow, but summery fun is on the horizon. Read »

Saturday, Dec 27, 2014 at 1:27 PM

New at Knott's in 2015: Voyage to the Iron Reef

New at Knott's in 2015: Voyage to the Iron Reef

The theme park is headed beneath the waves in 4-D style. Read »

Saturday, Dec 27, 2014 at 7:50 AM

New: Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Jelly Cam

New: Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Jelly Cam

Need a little diaphanous magic on your screen? You got it. 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.