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Monday, May 2, 2016 at 12:17 PM

Chardonnay Symposium on the Central Coast

Chardonnay Symposium on the Central Coast

Are those light whites some of your favorite sips? Mark mid-May on the calendar. Read »

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 at 8:10 AM

Merry Fishmas, Eastern Sierra

Merry Fishmas, Eastern Sierra

Trout time has arrived around Mammoth and the surrounding communities. Read »

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 5:45 PM

Take It Outside California!

Take It Outside California!

Join a bee-themed to-do, go birding, do some yoga, and enjoy the fresh air. Read »

Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 5:20 AM

Universal Studios Hollywood: New Hotel Program

Universal Studios Hollywood: New Hotel Program

Planning on flying for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter? Consider these stay-overs. Read »

Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 7:43 AM

Spring Break All Year: Omni Splash & Stay

Spring Break All Year: Omni Splash & Stay

Missed the whole vacation window? There's still time to get your sun/fun on. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 2:02 PM

Pick-Your-Own-Blueberries Time in Somis

Pick-Your-Own-Blueberries Time in Somis

The sweet and healthful season opens for another flavorful run. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 12:15 PM

Summer Suds: California Beer Festival

Summer Suds: California Beer Festival

The traveling showcase of the state's stellar foams -- plus brews beyond our borders -- is heading for Novato, Ventura... Read »

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 12:16 PM

Vintage Flair: Dapper Day at Disneyland

Vintage Flair: Dapper Day at Disneyland

Hats, gloves, pinafores, parasols: Revisit the past, fashionably, at the world's most famous theme park. Read »

Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 at 8:23 AM

Magical Mystery Tours Along the Wine Road

Magical Mystery Tours Along the Wine Road

Wend around Northern Sonoma by luxury bus, supping and sipping at a quintet of wineries. Read »

Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 at 6:36 AM

Trees of Mystery: Find Your Trail

Trees of Mystery: Find Your Trail

Take a contemplative stroll among some of the planet's most magnificent redwoods. 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.