The amateur shutterbug contest brought out some stunning snapshotsView gallery »
The venerable system marks the occasion by waiving admission at dozens of parks. Read »
National Park Foundation and Disney want young people to enjoy the outdoors. Read »
Which Golden State destinations rank as the most visited on Facebook? Read »
Pay tribute to our wild places, and get in for free during the opening weekend. Read »
Sunsets, waterfalls, views: Find where to take your love in a national park. Read »
Proposals to weddings: A sweet Valentine's video toasts the parks. Read »
Does your favorite national park have a get-in fee? It'll be waived for a weekend. Read »
The first of 2014 is just ahead. Read »
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Hotel deals around the Golden State that don't nab all your gold.
Giant drive-through donuts? We got your giant drive-through donuts right here.
Attractions, eateries and secret spots that we won't tell the tourists about.
Unique hotels, ethnic festivals -- yes, there are reasons to drive north.
Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.
When you have to/want to take the kids along.