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Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 at 10:11 PM

Salty Snouts: Surf Dog Classes

Salty Snouts: Surf Dog Classes

Learn to paddleboard with your pooch, in Del Mar. Read »

Sunday, Jul 10, 2016 at 10:29 AM

National Lighthouse Day at Point Cabrillo

National Lighthouse Day at Point Cabrillo

Take a lens tour at the ocean-snug landmark. Read »

Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 at 2:14 PM

Seeing the Grand Tetons by Bike

Seeing the Grand Tetons by Bike

The "other" national park offers more than 100 miles of roads for those on two wheels. Read »

Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 at 2:14 PM

The Elusive Beehive Geyser

The Elusive Beehive Geyser

Spend just an hour in Yellowstone National Park and you'll learn what makes this one of the most unique places on the planet. Read »

Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 at 11:49 AM
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By Becky Stickney

Visiting Yellowstone National Park

Images of Yellowstone National Park in June 2016 View gallery »

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 at 6:33 AM

Grand Canyon of Yellowstone National Park

Grand Canyon of Yellowstone National Park

From Artist Point to the base of the steps on Uncle Tom's Trail, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone National Park is a must-see for any traveler. Read »

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 at 7:18 AM

Drakesbad: Old-Fashioned Ranch Charm

Drakesbad: Old-Fashioned Ranch Charm

Step into a stay that's sans electricity, at Lassen Volcanic National Park. Read »

Sunday, Jul 3, 2016 at 4:12 PM

Julian's Joyful Fourth of July

Julian's Joyful Fourth of July

The historic burg hosts is annual parade (with all the festive trimmings). Read »

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 at 3:17 PM

Laguna Beach Must: Festival of Arts

Laguna Beach Must: Festival of Arts

It's the 84th outing for the beach-close celebration of creativity, ideas, and beauty. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 at 10:10 PM

Happy 50th, Robert Mondavi Winery

Happy 50th, Robert Mondavi Winery

Celebrate with a day of entertainment, buggy rides, and legendary sips. 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.