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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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Hello Kitty Comes to L.A.

November 20, 2014 by Nicole Serratore

“Are you here for Hello Kitty?” I wondered if the man at the security desk asked that question of all the thirty-something women who arrive at the Japanese ... Read More »

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2014 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Travel Deals: Beach Edition

November 20, 2014 by Kristine Hansen

In what has become an annual highly anticipated sale, dozens of hotels and resorts have gotten into the Black Friday and Cyber Monday game, offering deals that ... Read More »

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For the Birds: 7 Places to Watch Fowl Take Flight Across America

November 10, 2014 by Teresa Bitler

The best things about birdwatching? You can do it at almost any time of the year, it can be a relaxing break from a packed travel itinerary, and it's often a ... Read More »

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4 Places to Get Your Disney Fix (Besides the Famous Theme Parks)

November 06, 2014 by Christine Dayao

Walt Disney World and Disneyland are clearly the top places to visit to get your Disney fix. But if you're not craving a trip to either California or Florida -- ... Read More »

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Party in the USA with Andrew W.K.: His 10 Fav Places for a Good Time

November 05, 2014 by Hilary Sheinbaum

If Andrew W.K.’s hits “Party Hard” and “Party Party Party” are any indication, the rock star definitely knows how to have a good time. In true festive fashion, ... Read More »

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