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Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at 10:09 AM

Wintertime Package: Escape to Catalina

Wintertime Package: Escape to Catalina

Book the "Season of Escape" package and enjoy an Avalon overnight. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 at 8:38 AM

Anza-Borrego Bloom: On the Near Horizon

Anza-Borrego Bloom: On the Near Horizon

The late-winter wildflowers have not yet arrived, but these wet days are helping. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 8:16 PM

Migration Fest at Natural Bridges

Migration Fest at Natural Bridges

Love upon whales and winged things near Santa Cruz. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017 at 3:05 PM

Kilt Confab: Queen Mary's ScotsFestival

Kilt Confab: Queen Mary's ScotsFestival

Bagpipes, sheep, athletics, and tartans return to the Long Beach landmark. Read »

Monday, Jan 2, 2017 at 1:09 PM

June Lake Winter Festival

June Lake Winter Festival

Snow sculptures, chilly strolls, and the Triple Threat Winter Triathalon are favorites at this frosty hoedown. Read »

Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 at 12:17 PM

Calistoga Passport: Winter in the Wineries

Calistoga Passport: Winter in the Wineries

Jump into 15 different tastings at your own take-it-easy leisure. Read »

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 11:44 AM

NYE Fun: Temecula Grape Drop

NYE Fun: Temecula Grape Drop

Wine country makes its welcome to 2017. Read »

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 9:57 AM

Catalina Express: Best of Winter Deals

Catalina Express: Best of Winter Deals

It's time for an island getaway in the heart of the chilliest season. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 7:27 AM

Ocean Astonishing: Whalefest Monterey

Ocean Astonishing: Whalefest Monterey

Say "hey" to a Pacific Gray at this wintertime hoedown. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016 at 1:18 PM

Wintertime in 'The Switzerland of California'

Wintertime in 'The Switzerland of California'

June Lake has small-town-y charms and those huge, huge peaks. Read »

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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 NBC7.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 20 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.