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Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 at 7:03 AM

Bacara Bev Bash: World of Pinot

Bacara Bev Bash: World of Pinot

"In-depth tasting seminars" are at the heart of this learn-libations gathering. Read »

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 9:53 AM

Beer Camp: Go to Suds School at Sierra Nevada

Beer Camp: Go to Suds School at Sierra Nevada

Here's your chance to discover the art of beer-making, from some of the masters. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 at 7:40 AM

On Sale: West Coast BBQ Classic Tickets

On Sale: West Coast BBQ Classic Tickets

Make for Long Beach in May for luscious, piquant meats. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 at 7:42 AM

Desert Gem: Cabot's Pueblo Museum

Desert Gem: Cabot's Pueblo Museum

The idiosyncratic abode, a vision of one man, is a Desert Hot Springs landmark. Read »

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 at 6:40 AM

Drink of the Desert: Date Shake

Drink of the Desert: Date Shake

Is this your first beverage heading into Palm Springs (and your last on the way out)? Read »

Saturday, Mar 7, 2015 at 10:37 AM

Indian Wells Idyll: Spring Break in the Desert

Indian Wells Idyll: Spring Break in the Desert

Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa has a play-and-chillax package, spring breakers. Read »

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 11:06 AM

OC Restaurant Week: "Ride. Dine. Stay."

OC Restaurant Week:

Want to get more out of the early-March foodie to-do? Anaheim has ideas for you. Read »

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 at 7:37 AM

Bon Appétit Fest: Vegas Uncork'd

Bon Appétit Fest: Vegas Uncork'd

It's a splashy foodie party in that oh-so-over-the-top town. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 at 5:31 PM

Disney Doings: D23 Visits Vineyards, Studios...

Disney Doings: D23 Visits Vineyards, Studios...

Lunches with Disney legends, studio tours, and more round out the calendar. Read »

Monday, Feb 23, 2015 at 8:15 AM

OC Egg Drop for National Engineer's Week

OC Egg Drop for National Engineer's Week

"Tinkerers and builders of all ages" can participate in the Discovery Cube OC fun. 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.