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Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 7:27 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Greeting 2014 on the Move: Napa Valley Wine Train

Greeting 2014 on the Move: Napa Valley Wine Train

Is the year you gussy it up and finally board the moving party? Read »

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 at 2:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Red Moon, Corn Moon, Napa Valley Wine Train

Red Moon, Corn Moon, Napa Valley Wine Train

Take a ride and sip wine by the glow of a full moon. Read »

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013 at 4:34 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Unhand Your Phone at This Wine Country Inn

Unhand Your Phone at This Wine Country Inn

Do you really need to unplug? A Napa Valley inn has a solution. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 25, 2012 at 4:24 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Calistoga's Winter-Nice Wine Passport

Calistoga's Winter-Nice Wine Passport

The temps are chillier in Napa Valley but the wine is ready for drinking. Read »

Saturday, Sep 1, 2012 at 9:03 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Valley Wine Train Night Tours

Napa Valley Wine Train Night Tours

Sundays will now be a part of the Napa Valley Wine Train's popular night winery tours. Read »

Sunday, Feb 5, 2012 at 7:44 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Visiting Napa's Love Lock Bridge

Visiting Napa's Love Lock Bridge

A favorite Napa Valley spot will, once again, receive its share of lovey-dovey Valentine's visitors. Read »

Friday, Nov 25, 2011 at 10:35 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa on Ice

Napa on Ice

Spent a day eating your way through the Valley? There's a way to get some lively exercise in (and look cute doing it). Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Britt Peterson

Camp for Grown Ups

Camp for Grown Ups

Creating the perfect bubbly is an art form. Learn how at camp. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Valley Wine Train Specials

Napa Valley Wine Train Specials

The famous railway has several hotel deals on. 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.
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