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California — Thanks mostly to the international glamour of Hollywood and the freewheeling reputation of San Francisco, even those who have never been to California have no trouble picturing the famously diverse state. Equally a source of wonder are the Napa and Sonoma wine regions, the towering redwood forests, the dramatic coastline of Big Sur, the sheer cliffs of Yosemite, and the desolate dunes of Death Valley.

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For everything from the natural and idyllic to the urbane and hedonistic, all packed into the Golden State.

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Slideshow: Fly Up, Up, and Away with these Hotel Hot Air Balloon Packages

July 10, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

The storied Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland is celebrating its 90th birthday with the launch ofan exclusive partnership with Virgin Balloon Flights to become the ... Read More »

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Hotel Hot Air Balloon Packages

July 08, 2014

Groups of between ten and 16 can book a sunrise or sunset ride and get a bird's eye view of Gleneagles Hotel's 850-acre estate and the surrounding countryside. Read More »

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Slideshow: 6 Great Sculpture Parks in the U.S.

July 08, 2014 by Jill K. Robinson

It’s always a struggle for culture-enthusiasts in the summer: Go to the park and soak up the sun, or go to the museum for some arts. If that's an argument you ... Read More »

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7 Tasty, Quirky Food Festivals for the Hungry Traveler

July 03, 2014 by Jill K. Robinson

Not just for summer, food festivals provide a year-round way for hungry travelers to sample a mouthwatering variety of dishes -- without shelling out for a ton ... Read More »

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Where to Find Last-Minute July 4th Deals

June 27, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

As with other major holidays like Thanksgiving, it hasn't been easy to find great discounts for the Fourth of July. But if you're still on the lookout for a ... Read More »

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