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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 3:43 PM

Fly by the Ojai Raptor Center's Open House

Fly by the Ojai Raptor Center's Open House

Get to know the beautiful birds and caring staffers behind this important wildlife destination. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 6:23 PM

Tuck in at Tamarack Lodge on the Off-Season

Tuck in at Tamarack Lodge on the Off-Season

Mammoth and the Eastern Sierra are in that glorious fall wind-down, and the deals are hot. Read »

Monday, Oct 29, 2018 at 9:45 PM

Tally Ho to San Francisco's King George Hotel

Tally Ho to San Francisco's King George Hotel

The Greystone Hotel still has all of its "pip pip" intact after its major renovation, with loads of charm to spare. Read »

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 4:09 PM

'Tis the Time to Visit Monarchs in Pacific Grove

'Tis the Time to Visit Monarchs in Pacific Grove

The winged visitors will call upon the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary for the next few months. Read »

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 6:10 PM

Falltime Fruit Fun: Madera's Pomegranate Fest

Falltime Fruit Fun: Madera's Pomegranate Fest

The jewel-bearing treat is the star of the show, in Gold Country. Read »

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 6:03 PM

Several Stay-Over Packages Sparkling at Mission Inn

Several Stay-Over Packages Sparkling at Mission Inn

The Festival of Lights is on its way, and the Riverside hotel has ways to stay. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 6:33 AM

Safari West's Pumpkin-tastic Party

Safari West's Pumpkin-tastic Party

So, so sweet: You can purchase a pumpkin to give to the resident beasties of the Santa Rosa animal park. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 8:43 AM

Savor a Fall Retreat at Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa

Savor a Fall Retreat at Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa

The leaves are full of glorious hue; take a sweet overnight not far from the color. Read »

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 2:30 PM

Pumpkin Treatments Autumn-Up Spa La Quinta

Pumpkin Treatments Autumn-Up Spa La Quinta

Make for the desert resort for some fall-fabulous indulgences. Read »

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 9:29 PM

Ohhh, It's Biofluorescent Shark Wallpaper

Ohhh, It's Biofluorescent Shark Wallpaper

You can admire this amazing and ethereal critter on your desktop daily, thanks to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. 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.