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Friday, Oct 21, 2016 at 9:58 PM

Mammoth Opening: $50 Lift Ticket

Mammoth Opening: $50 Lift Ticket

Will you be on the big mountain on Nov. 10? Read »

Monday, Oct 31, 2016 at 7:14 AM

Opening Soon: Holidays at Disneyland Resort

Opening Soon: Holidays at Disneyland Resort

A fresh World of Color presentation is one of the ornaments on the big treat-filled tree. Read »

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 at 3:17 PM

Mendo Mushrooms: Join a Foraging Trek

Mendo Mushrooms: Join a Foraging Trek

The fungi-focused multi-day festival also celebrates wine and brews. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 5:03 PM

Mission Inn's Fall-Sweet Pumpkin Stroll

Mission Inn's Fall-Sweet Pumpkin Stroll

Saunter by hundreds of orange orbs at the historic Riverside hotel. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016 at 1:43 PM

Pinnacles National Park: Centennial Day of Service

Pinnacles National Park: Centennial Day of Service

Join the volunteer effort and pitch in on a host of vital projects. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 at 9:36 PM

Fall in Fallbrook: Scarecrow Days

Fall in Fallbrook: Scarecrow Days

Creativity is on display around town, via a host of hay-tastic figures. Read »

Saturday, Oct 15, 2016 at 6:37 AM

Nevada City: Where October Vacations

Nevada City: Where October Vacations

Trick-or-treating, spooky grown-up fun, and all of those fabulous fall leaves lend atmos to Oct. Read »

Friday, Oct 14, 2016 at 10:20 AM

Ojai Fall Getaways: Packages + Perks

Ojai Fall Getaways: Packages + Perks

The Pink Moment-pretty area hangs the autumnal welcome sign. Read »

Friday, Oct 14, 2016 at 5:51 PM

2016 Palomar Apple Festival

2016 Palomar Apple Festival

The trees of a long-ago homestead continue to produce delicious fruit. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016 at 1:11 PM

Halloween Weekend in Spooky Solvang

Halloween Weekend in Spooky Solvang

Costume-up and join the charming town's pre-holiday festivities. 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.