The amateur shutterbug contest brought out some stunning snapshots View gallery »
It's not so dry 'round Yosemite National Park. Read »
The venerable system marks the occasion by waiving admission at dozens of parks. Read »
Would you love to have your tent all ready when you arrive? You got it. Read »
The park gathers Milky Way buffs and big tree fans for a sparkly starry night. Read »
The subterranean favorite marks a milestone and readies for summer. Read »
National Park Foundation and Disney want young people to enjoy the outdoors. Read »
Pay tribute to our wild places, and get in for free during the opening weekend. Read »
Sunsets, waterfalls, views: Find where to take your love in a national park. Read »
Hotel deals around the Golden State that don't nab all your gold.
Giant drive-through donuts? We got your giant drive-through donuts right here.
Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.
Unique hotels, ethnic festivals, warmer weather -- yes, there are reasons to head south.
From wine tasting in Temecula to visitng Shamu at Sea World.
Culture, wine, boating, hiking, beachcombing, museums. You don't have to drive far to get away.