Worth the Trip
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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 »

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 12:32 PM

Garlic Contest: Submit Your Top Dish

Garlic Contest: Submit Your Top Dish

Garlic's hottest showdown is on the heat-tasty horizon. Read »

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 10:10 PM

Solar Field Tour at Furnace Creek Ranch

Solar Field Tour at Furnace Creek Ranch

Make for the Death Valley destination and learn how they're harnessing the sun. Read »

Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 at 8:41 AM

Goodland Hotel: Lobby Record Store

Goodland Hotel: Lobby Record Store

A new sound spot treats guests to fresh vibes and buyable vinyl. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 11:55 AM

'Star Trek': Live Orchestra Spectacular

'Star Trek': Live Orchestra Spectacular

Experience five decades of fantastic TV and movie music at the Segerstrom. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 6:52 AM

Sierra Summit: Pink Moon Party

Sierra Summit: Pink Moon Party

Hop the gondola up the mountain at Mammoth for evening fun. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 11:04 PM

Sequoia Parks Conservancy Challenge

Sequoia Parks Conservancy Challenge

Ready to Hike the Redwood Canyon Trail and stroll to Mist Falls? Read »

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 at 7:09 AM

New Location: Sunset Celebration Weekend

New Location: Sunset Celebration Weekend

Explore wine, food, gardening, and Western living at the publication's wine country outpost. Read »

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 7:39 AM

Opening: Housekeeping Camp

Opening: Housekeeping Camp

The Yosemite stay-over makes its springtime debut. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 12:43 PM

Sailing Woofers Help Home-Needing Pets

Sailing Woofers Help Home-Needing Pets

Does your Malti-Poo have a mermaid's tail costume? Best find it ahead of these fun fundraiser. 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.