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Our daily look at deals and getaways
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 »

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013 at 6:50 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wine and Cheese Days at Hofsas House

Wine and Cheese Days at Hofsas House

A Carmel-by-the-Sea stay-over puts the focus on Monterey vin Read »

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012 at 2:18 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Carmel's East End Wine Row

Carmel's East End Wine Row

Spend a day tasting vino through one of Carmel's most charming stretches. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012 at 2:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Finding Old Hollywood Along the Coast

Finding Old Hollywood Along the Coast

Making for Monterey or the Central Coast? Discover spots with a starry past. Read »

Friday, Sep 28, 2012 at 6:30 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hollywood in Carmel

Hollywood in Carmel

The Cypress Inn marks the Carmel Film Festival with old-style cocktails. Read »

Saturday, Jun 23, 2012 at 9:31 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Carmel Wine Walk-by-the-Sea

Carmel Wine Walk-by-the-Sea

Strolling one of the planet's prettiest nooks and tasting vino? Okay. Read »

Monday, Jun 11, 2012 at 7:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Croquet-Side Dining

Croquet-Side Dining

A posh Carmel Valley getaway offers croquet, pup-nice choices, and fine eats. Read »

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 12:38 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Tower on the Windswept Crag

The Tower on the Windswept Crag

Travel to Ireland via Carmel at the Tor House. Read »

Monday, Apr 30, 2012 at 12:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Queen Bees at Carmel Valley

Queen Bees at Carmel Valley

Little buzzing honey-makers are part of a Mother's Day package at soft-hilled, Carmel-close ranch. Read »

Friday, Mar 23, 2012 at 10:11 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Refuge in Carmel

Refuge in Carmel

A new pool-laden retreat offers both men and women a few hours of chilled-out destressing. 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.