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Gold Country Cookout: Amador Four Fires

Gold Country Cookout: Amador Four Fires

Enjoy flame-savory vittles and local vinos on a pleasant Plymouth Saturday. Read »

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 9:21 PM

Mountain Trio: Ski/Bike/Golf Challenge

Mountain Trio: Ski/Bike/Golf Challenge

It's an everything-at-once time of year up at Mammoth. Read »

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 9:50 AM

'Top Gun' Day at Hotel del Coronado

'Top Gun' Day at Hotel del Coronado

The landmark will screen the Coronado-filmed '80s classic. Read »

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:38 PM

Fast Bikes: AMGEN Tour of California

Fast Bikes: AMGEN Tour of California

San Diego, Morro Bay, Lodi, and more cities'll host the famous pedal party. Read »

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 2:50 PM

Road Trip Time: Indian Wells Package

Road Trip Time: Indian Wells Package

Toodling into the desert resorts in your wagon or convertible? There's a stay-over package made for you. Read »

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 9:37 PM

Mountain Marvel: Palm Springs Tram Pass

Mountain Marvel: Palm Springs Tram Pass

Spending some time around the desert resorts? Here's your ticket to cooler hot days. Read »

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 12:51 PM

Summer Concert Series on Catalina Island

Summer Concert Series on Catalina Island

Descanso Beach Club is the balmy setting for live shows, cool beverages, Pacific waves. Read »

Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 7:43 AM

LBC Folk Revival Fest Announces Bands

LBC Folk Revival Fest Announces Bands

What are you doing on the last Saturday of summer? Read »

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 6:21 AM

A Frightful Fall Favorite in May

A Frightful Fall Favorite in May

Saunter about the Winchester Mystery House after the sun goes down on May 13th. Read »

Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 7:43 AM

Spring Break All Year: Omni Splash & Stay

Spring Break All Year: Omni Splash & Stay

Missed the whole vacation window? There's still time to get your sun/fun on. 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.