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Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 9:39 PM

Tickets to the Eye-mazing Flower Fields on Sale Now

Tickets to the Eye-mazing Flower Fields on Sale Now

The brightest-of-petal places opens in March, but you can alight upon your entry ASAP. Read »

Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 5:14 PM

The Cool Quiet of Mono County's Late Fall

The Cool Quiet of Mono County's Late Fall

Already did the whole leaf-peeping thing? There are still cold wonders to behold around the Sierra-mazing region. Read »

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at 2:45 PM

Nevada City Victorian Christmas: 40th Anniversary

Nevada City Victorian Christmas: 40th Anniversary

The 19th century meets the Sierra foothills in a sparkly street fair of egg-nog-ian proportions. Read »

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at 2:46 PM

California Historical Christmas in the Monterey Adobes

California Historical Christmas in the Monterey Adobes

Wend your way through centuries gone by over two candle-bright nights. Read »

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 at 2:15 PM

Sparkle Sparkle: Garden of Lights in Encinitas

Sparkle Sparkle: Garden of Lights in Encinitas

The San Diego Botanic Garden's shimmery after-sundown spectacular is ready to go — er, glow. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 at 6:11 PM

Snow in Capistrano: Christmas at the Mission

Snow in Capistrano: Christmas at the Mission

Decorate cookies, go sledding, and savor tamales and cocoa at the beloved landmark. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 3:30 PM

Solvang Julefest: Skål Stroll

Solvang Julefest: Skål Stroll

Fifteen area wineries and breweries will participate in the annual Wine & Beer Walk. Read »

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 8:29 PM

'SUMMER' + The Lodge at Torrey Pines: Play and Stay Package

'SUMMER' + The Lodge at Torrey Pines: Play and Stay Package

Enjoy 'SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical' at The La Jolla Playhouse ahead of your stay at the historic hotel. Read »

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 at 10:23 AM

Tram Tree Time: Holiday Above Palm Springs

Tram Tree Time: Holiday Above Palm Springs

Festive choirs and that lit-up, high-elevation tree are just some of the treats that'll be found at the mountain-ascending attraction. Read »

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 12:26 PM

Holiday Caroling Cruises with Island Packers

Holiday Caroling Cruises with Island Packers

Warble while on the water near Ventura. 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.