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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 »

Thursday, Nov 23, 2017 at 9:31 AM

WildLights: Living Desert's Glowful Celebration

WildLights: Living Desert's Glowful Celebration

It's the 25th year for the shimmery Palm Desert experience. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 11:33 AM

Yosemite Ice Skating: Epic Twirls

Yosemite Ice Skating: Epic Twirls

Show off your skills in a majestic setting beginning on Wednesday, Nov. 22. Read »

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 at 10:21 AM

Catalina Island: Throwback New Year's Eve

Catalina Island: Throwback New Year's Eve

Live it up, all the way to midnight and beyond, in the famous Casino Building. Read »

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 8:09 AM

Hearst Castle: Holiday Twilight Tour

Hearst Castle: Holiday Twilight Tour

Call upon the San Simeon landmark just after Thanksgiving, and closer to Christmas, to see it in its seasonal finery. Read »

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 11:31 AM

La Quinta Resort & Club: Vintage Holiday Package

La Quinta Resort & Club: Vintage Holiday Package

A delightful desert getaway with a holiday cocktail and an ornament to keep, too? You bet. Read »

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 7:52 PM

Seaport Village: Santa's Boat Arrival Ahead

Seaport Village: Santa's Boat Arrival Ahead

It's a sparkly San Diego sight: Mr. Claus arriving by Dragon Boat. Read »

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 at 10:18 AM

Sawdust Winter Fantasy Fa, La, Las in Laguna Beach

Sawdust Winter Fantasy Fa, La, Las in Laguna Beach

One-of-a-kind finds in a fairy-tale-y shop-and-stroll setting? Yes and yes. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:54 AM

Holidays in Yountville: Just Ahead

Holidays in Yountville: Just Ahead

Give some love to Napa Valley while visiting this seasonally sweet must-do. 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.