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Friday, Feb 16, 2018 at 2:27 PM

Winter Bunk-Down at Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

Winter Bunk-Down at Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

Find your rustic-charming activities at the Solvang-close destination. Read »

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 at 8:11 AM

Pups + People to Stroll at San Diego Botanic Garden

Pups + People to Stroll at San Diego Botanic Garden

The 5K Paw Walk will raise funds for the Encinitas garden and the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 2:28 PM

Snow Valley Enjoys Fresh February Flakeage

Snow Valley Enjoys Fresh February Flakeage

The Running Springs slopes spot saw three inches on Valentine's Eve. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 4:14 PM

On Its (Yummy) Way: Disney Food & Wine Festival

On Its (Yummy) Way: Disney Food & Wine Festival

Top-notch chef demos, a trio of dessert presentations, and other appetizing happenings will sizzle at Disney California Adventure. Read »

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 2:28 PM

A Summer-Style County Fair in Wintertime

A Summer-Style County Fair in Wintertime

It's the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival, and it opens in Indio in mid-February. Read »

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 »

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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.