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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 9:23 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wave-Adjacent Wine: Big Sur's Food Fab Weekend

Wave-Adjacent Wine: Big Sur's Food Fab Weekend

Hiking with Stemware, a Pinot walk, and more tasties are on Food & Wine roster. Read »

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 12:27 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tickets on Sale: 2015 Big Sur Foragers Festival

Tickets on Sale: 2015 Big Sur Foragers Festival

Mushroom mavens learn the intricacies of gathering the goods for supper. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 at 1:59 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Feathers in Flight: A Condor Celebration

Feathers in Flight: A Condor Celebration

See a condor and a few raptors and help out the majestic, big-winged bird. Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 7:22 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Know Highway 1? Show Off (and Maybe Win)

Know Highway 1? Show Off (and Maybe Win)

A Lonely Planet contest is looking for your very best pin. Read »

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 7:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

We All Win: Fungus Face-Off

We All Win: Fungus Face-Off

Chefs are going cap-to-cap at a foragers' confab. Read »

Sunday, Dec 29, 2013 at 10:38 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Greeting the New Year on the Edge of the World

Greeting the New Year on the Edge of the World

Hooting-it-up in the middle of a crowd is fun, but some quiet is lovely, too. Read »

Monday, Oct 21, 2013 at 10:13 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Foraging in Big Sur

Foraging in Big Sur

Take a mushroom-seeking walk in one of the planet's prettiest regions. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 12:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

"Roughed coastline" and "refined cuisine" meet up for a fall foodie party. Read »

Sunday, Mar 24, 2013 at 12:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hiking the Carmel Highlands

Hiking the Carmel Highlands

A Hyatt deal sends you out to the trails with a picnic and a guide, too. Read »

Monday, Mar 18, 2013 at 11:36 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Big Sur Photo Safari

Big Sur Photo Safari

Snap gorgeous pics of the coast then bed down at Ventana Inn & Spa. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Trip points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.