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Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 1:58 PM

Disneyland Plans to Open New Hotel

Disneyland Plans to Open New Hotel

If approved, the 700-room hotel would be the first new hotel built on Disneyland property in almost two decades. Read »

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 1:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

New: Hotel Carmel Debuts

The 27-room boutique inn debuts after a refresh. View gallery »

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:52 PM

Indian Wells Getaway: Sunshine on Sale

Indian Wells Getaway: Sunshine on Sale

Yep, it's warm, very, very warm, but that makes for primo pool time at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa. Read »

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 2:02 PM

Color Your Park Coloring Book

Color Your Park Coloring Book

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's hitRECord and the National Park Foundation partner up on a get-creative project. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 12:27 PM

Wine Walk: Solvang Third Wednesday

Wine Walk: Solvang Third Wednesday

The stroll-and-sippers aren't just in March or at the holidays; acquaint yourself with local vinos over the summer. Read »

Monday, Jun 6, 2016 at 11:18 AM

The Lavender of Ojai

The Lavender of Ojai

If the fragrant herb is your favorite scent, make for the art town. Read »

Sunday, Jun 5, 2016 at 11:10 AM

Mammoth: Open Through Fourth of July

Mammoth: Open Through Fourth of July

Don't bid winter farewell just yet, lovers of snowy pursuits. Read »

Friday, Jun 3, 2016 at 12:05 PM

National Parks Centennial Bash

National Parks Centennial Bash

Want to say happy 100th to the service? Make for the tall trees. Read »

Friday, Jun 3, 2016 at 12:21 PM

Encinitas: A Garden Full of Fairies

Encinitas: A Garden Full of Fairies

Wings and whimsical things rule San Diego Botanic Garden. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 12:18 PM

Vegas Neon Museum: New Early Mornings

Vegas Neon Museum: New Early Mornings

The sparkly signs spot will have start-the-day tours for summertime. 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.