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Monday, Nov 14, 2016 at 12:45 PM

Winter Arrives Early in Laguna Beach

Winter Arrives Early in Laguna Beach

Shop for handmade goodies at one of California's quaintest markets. Read »

Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 at 12:18 PM

Bodie State Historic Park: Winter Hours Begin

Bodie State Historic Park: Winter Hours Begin

Spy the ghost town in the quiet of the colder season. Read »

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 4:02 PM

Island Amazing: Avalon Home Tour

Island Amazing: Avalon Home Tour

Peek inside some of the charming houses of Catalina Island. Read »

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 at 3:30 PM

Turkey Trot: Oceanside Stay-Over Deal

Turkey Trot: Oceanside Stay-Over Deal

Doing the holiday jog on Thanksgiving Day? Find a comfy room to rest ahead of the race. Read »

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 at 3:32 PM

Drakesbad Guest Ranch: Book Now for 2017

Drakesbad Guest Ranch: Book Now for 2017

Plan your next-summer stay at the electricity-free cabins inside Lassen Volcanic National Park. Read »

Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 at 12:19 PM

Modernism Week 2017: Tickets on Sale

Modernism Week 2017: Tickets on Sale

The most mondo mid-century party around includes tours, talks, and lots more. Read »

Monday, Nov 7, 2016 at 12:37 PM

OC Christmas Train: Tickets on Sale

OC Christmas Train: Tickets on Sale

The Irvine Park Railroad is choo-choo-ing right into the holidays. Read »

Friday, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:59 PM

5 Hikes for 50 Years: Anza-Borrego Adventure

5 Hikes for 50 Years: Anza-Borrego Adventure

Explore California's largest state park while completing a quintet of desert-amazing rambles. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016 at 8:26 PM

Madonna Inn: Seasonal Celebratory Supping

Madonna Inn: Seasonal Celebratory Supping

Do up Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner in the state's sparkliest, goldest, flower-laden-iest dining room. Read »

Friday, Nov 4, 2016 at 4:29 PM

Temecula's 2016 Harvest Celebration

Temecula's 2016 Harvest Celebration

Join Grapeline Wine Tours and sip your way around an octet of top wineries. 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.