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Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 at 4:23 PM

Wandering (and Snacking) Among the Windmills

Wandering (and Snacking) Among the Windmills

If you can only call upon one culinary event during Taste of Solvang, consider the biggie. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 at 7:10 AM

Dream Wheels: La Jolla Concours d'Elegance

Dream Wheels: La Jolla Concours d'Elegance

The water-snug spectacular spotlights museum-worthy vroom-vrooms. Read »

Friday, Mar 13, 2015 at 9:35 AM

Bright Buds, Big Sky: Death Valley Spring Break

Bright Buds, Big Sky: Death Valley Spring Break

Dots of pink and purple near Furnace Creek add to the show. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 1:40 PM

Scripps Inn Re-Opens Following Refresh

Scripps Inn Re-Opens Following Refresh

The luxe La Jolla B&B received a spiffying-up. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 at 3:54 PM

All-Zinfandel Paso Robles Weekend

All-Zinfandel Paso Robles Weekend

The winter-into-spring sip gets its own Zinposium. Read »

Monday, Mar 9, 2015 at 12:08 PM

Santa Barbara Blooms: Orchid Extravaganza

Santa Barbara Blooms: Orchid Extravaganza

Buyers, experts, and beginners gather to savor the sophisticated flowers. Read »

Saturday, Mar 7, 2015 at 10:39 AM

Camp Indoors: South Lake Tahoe's Basecamp Hotel

Camp Indoors: South Lake Tahoe's Basecamp Hotel

Sleep inside a tent (under a roof). Read »

Friday, Mar 13, 2015 at 12:06 PM

Borrego Bliss: Warm Days, Spring Sun, and Wildflowers

Borrego Bliss: Warm Days, Spring Sun, and Wildflowers

Eager to see what's budding in the desert? There's a petal-prett package on. Read »

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 »

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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.