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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 at 3:25 PM

Get Glamping at Ventana Big Sur

Get Glamping at Ventana Big Sur

The recently introduced Redwood Canyon Glampsites put you among the trees. Read »

Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at 8:34 AM

Savor 'The Best of Winter' on Catalina Island

Savor 'The Best of Winter' on Catalina Island

Big savings on getting there and staying there on a midweek night are part of this Avalon-awesome deal. Read »

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 at 11:59 AM

Oooh Over Mission Inn's Sparkly Valentine's Décor

Oooh Over Mission Inn's Sparkly Valentine's Décor

Red, white, and pink details festoon the Riverside landmark throughout February. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 9:00 PM

Redwoods Top Lonely Planet's 'Best in the U.S.'

Redwoods Top Lonely Planet's 'Best in the U.S.'

The #1 destination to visit, per the just-released Best in the U.S. 2018 list from Lonely Planet? California's Redwood Coast. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 2:01 PM

New Horsetail Fall Tour in Yosemite Valley

New Horsetail Fall Tour in Yosemite Valley

The limited-time experience opens on Feb. 12, 2018. Read »

Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at 10:39 PM

Eye Some of the World's Most Exquisite Orchids

Eye Some of the World's Most Exquisite Orchids

The wowza-iest blooms'll show at the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 7:33 PM

Save on a Sweet Pageant of the Masters Valentine's Offer

Save on a Sweet Pageant of the Masters Valentine's Offer

Surprise your paramour with tickets to the summer hold-a-pose spectaculars (and save money for a limited time). Read »

Monday, Feb 5, 2018 at 8:42 PM

Thomas Fire Artists' Recovery Exhibition, in Ojai

Thomas Fire Artists' Recovery Exhibition, in Ojai

Head to the Porch Gallery Ojai to raise funds for "... creative communities seriously affected by the Thomas Fire." Read »

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 2:27 PM

Downtown Disney Flowering with Fresh Additions

Downtown Disney Flowering with Fresh Additions

Ballast Point and Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer are both headed for the popular Anaheim area in 2018. Read »

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 at 2:40 PM

Now Boarding: MarsFest in Death Valley

Now Boarding: MarsFest in Death Valley

Venture to the amazing landscape for a weekend devoted to the next-door planet. 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.