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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 12:29 PM

Vintage Flair: Queen Mary Art Deco Weekend

Vintage Flair: Queen Mary Art Deco Weekend

Don your 1930s togs and join the retro party, in Long Beach. Read »

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 11:23 AM

Winchester Mystery House: Explore More Tour

Winchester Mystery House: Explore More Tour

The fresh look-around, which debuted in late May, visits "areas of the house never-before open to the public." Read »

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 9:25 PM

L'Auberge Del Mar: Win, Place, Show Package

L'Auberge Del Mar: Win, Place, Show Package

If you'll be cheering the horses at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, consider a swanky stay not too faraway. Read »

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 1:43 PM

Magnifique: Santa Barbara French Festival

Magnifique: Santa Barbara French Festival

Cheer on the dance presentations, musical highlights, and the adorable parade of dogs at the free weekend-long festival. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 1:36 PM

Del Mar Opening Day: Hat Contest

Del Mar Opening Day: Hat Contest

Towering, photo-ready creations'll serve as a wowza centerpiece at the historic racetrack. Read »

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 1:41 PM

Unusual Plant Chandeliers Find a Garden Home

Unusual Plant Chandeliers Find a Garden Home

The East County Catalpa trees had died due to drought conditions; now, they'll find a different sort of life in Encinitas. Read »

Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 at 1:22 PM

California Pacifica Hotels: Summer of Love Deal

California Pacifica Hotels: Summer of Love Deal

Stay in Half Moon Bay, Cambria, or Santa Monica, and save. Going somewhere else? The savings stretch to 24 properties. Read »

Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 at 1:21 PM

Insect Fair: Encinitas Abuzz

Insect Fair: Encinitas Abuzz

Bug buffs will fly for the San Diego Botanic Garden for one critter-tastic weekend. Read »

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 2:14 PM

Gold Rush Days: Old Sactown's Historical Bash

Gold Rush Days: Old Sactown's Historical Bash

The Labor Day Weekend celebration returns with costumed actors, special tours, and a lively look back at the area's glittery history. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 at 9:19 AM

Sunshine on Sale: Indian Wells Getaway

Sunshine on Sale: Indian Wells Getaway

Score a gratis third night at a poolful desert resort. Plus? There are other perks to enjoy, too. 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.