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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Saturday, Dec 21, 2013 at 5:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Unusual Ice Rinks of the Golden State

Unusual Ice Rinks of the Golden State

Twirl near Half Dome or try a couples' skate near the ocean. Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 7:02 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Lonely Planet Hearts the Golden State

Lonely Planet Hearts the Golden State

Two California spots get the must-visit-in-2014 love. Read »

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Quirky Perks: Badger Pass Season Pass

Quirky Perks: Badger Pass Season Pass

The Yosemite play place has a few new extras for longtime fans. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 at 9:59 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Curry Deal: Low Temperature=Your Stay-Over Rate

Curry Deal: Low Temperature=Your Stay-Over Rate

A Yosemite cold-weather tradition is in full, frosty swing. Read »

Thursday, Nov 7, 2013 at 10:24 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy 150th, Yosemite Grant

Happy 150th, Yosemite Grant

Fans of one of the earth's most beautiful spots gather to mark the anniversary of the Yosemite Grant. Read »

Thursday, Nov 7, 2013 at 2:43 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Free Entry Weekend at the National Parks

Free Entry Weekend at the National Parks

Dozens of fee-charging destinations will waive admission in honor of Veterans Day. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 at 4:32 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Deep Winter Snow Under October Skies

Deep Winter Snow Under October Skies

So you've been longing for the cold, white stuff, huh? Read »

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 3:27 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fall Colors: Where to Leaf-Peep During the Shutdown

Fall Colors: Where to Leaf-Peep During the Shutdown

Where should you go to see the brightest yellows, reds, and golds? Read »

Sunday, Sep 29, 2013 at 9:05 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fine Dining, Snowflakes, and a Famous Lodge

Fine Dining, Snowflakes, and a Famous Lodge

The Ahwahnee Chefs' Holidays gather together over two dozen top toques. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Ye Olde Bracebridge Dinners

Ye Olde Bracebridge Dinners

The Yosemite tradition is nigh; best make merry (and make reservations). 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.