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Bodie Calendar Contest: Enter Your Photo

Bodie Calendar Contest: Enter Your Photo

Have you taken a stunning snap at the famous ghost town? Now's your chance to see it on a wall. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 9:07 PM

The Desert, a Sunset, and Big Balloons

The Desert, a Sunset, and Big Balloons

The wintertime, look-up lark is ready for take-off. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 1:54 PM

Beach Pursuits: A Hotel Del Package

Beach Pursuits: A Hotel Del Package

Two of your new year's resolutions might dovetail at the San Diego landmark. Read »

Monday, Feb 8, 2016 at 5:14 PM

LA Mid-City Getaway: The Orlando

LA Mid-City Getaway: The Orlando

The West Third Street boutique hotel has a dog-sweet package and walkability, too. Read »

Monday, Feb 8, 2016 at 7:05 AM

Wine Passport: Santa Ynez Valley Valentine's

Wine Passport: Santa Ynez Valley Valentine's

Fifteen regional tasting rooms are on board for the holiday weekend. Read »

Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 8:47 AM

Shutters on the Beach: Rain Day Fun

Shutters on the Beach: Rain Day Fun

Take a bath, hang out in your ocean-close room, and bid El Niño welcome. Read »

Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 7:37 AM

Omni La Costa's Family Adventure Package

Omni La Costa's Family Adventure Package

Play at LEGOLAND and then play at the resort's pools. Read »

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 5:32 PM

Inspiring: San Diego Cheetah's Story

Inspiring: San Diego Cheetah's Story

Surgery gave the beautiful beastie the chance to run as fast as the wind. Read »

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 10:22 AM

Beastie Sweetness: Safari West Valentine's

Beastie Sweetness: Safari West Valentine's

Enjoy a special (and saucy) day at the Santa Rosa animal preserve. Read »

2 hours ago

The Gondolas of Channel Islands Harbor

The Gondolas of Channel Islands Harbor

Sit back for an old-school on-the-water trip just off shore. Read »

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Travel Kit

GET A ROOM

Hotel deals around the Golden State that don't nab all your gold.

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Giant drive-through donuts? We got your giant drive-through donuts right here.

WAKE UP IN VEGAS

Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.

LA GETAWAY

Unique hotels, ethnic festivals, warmer weather -- yes, there are reasons to head south.

SPOTLIGHT SAN DIEGO

From wine tasting in Temecula to visitng Shamu at Sea World.

BAY'S BEST

Culture, wine, boating, hiking, beachcombing, museums. You don't have to drive far to get away.