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Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 at 2:09 PM

Why Hello Again, Forestiere Underground Gardens

Why Hello Again, Forestiere Underground Gardens

The beloved Fresno destination is now open every weekend in March, with more open days to come. Read »

Sunday, Apr 1, 2018 at 12:23 PM

Stroll Among Sublime Automobiles, in La Jolla

Stroll Among Sublime Automobiles, in La Jolla

The car-major happening will roll out next to the Pacific. Read »

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 4:14 PM

Elegant Evening: Later Tours Begin at Hearst Castle

Elegant Evening: Later Tours Begin at Hearst Castle

Enjoy The Enchanted Hill as the sun bids adieu for the night. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 2:24 PM

All the Buzz: Disneyland Pixar Fest Merchandise

All the Buzz: Disneyland Pixar Fest Merchandise

The Pixar party opens at the theme park in April; tees, hats, and more will be for sale. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 at 7:58 PM

Float to Discovery Cube OC for Bubblefest

Float to Discovery Cube OC for Bubblefest

The science-sudsy affair opens just in time for spring break. Read »

Monday, Mar 19, 2018 at 9:53 PM

Take the Train to Santa Barbara, Find Deals Galore

Take the Train to Santa Barbara, Find Deals Galore

Show your Amtrak ticket and score money-saving discounts around the American Riviera. Read »

Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 at 9:38 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth Mountain's Mid-March Is Mighty Snowtastic

Some 10 feet has fallen at the summit in March alone.View gallery »

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Friday, Mar 16, 2018 at 8:06 AM

Welcome the Swallows to San Juan Capistrano

Welcome the Swallows to San Juan Capistrano

Welcome the wee birds on Monday, March 19 at the landmark mission. Read »

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 at 5:24 PM

Pan for Family Fun at Julian Gold Rush Days

Pan for Family Fun at Julian Gold Rush Days

The early April lark takes a light-of-heart approach to the town's mining-strong history. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM

It's a Subterranean Centennial for Crystal Cave

It's a Subterranean Centennial for Crystal Cave

Ready to stalactite-up your summer? Explore this Sequoia National Park gem. Read »

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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 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.