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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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3 New (and One Old) Reasons to Visit Calistoga, California

September 01, 2015 by Katie Hammel

Calistoga, located on the north end of Napa Valley, was once an upscale resort town. Founded by California’s first millionaire, Sam Brannan, it was home to a ... Read More »


Psst! Did You Know These 4 Disneyland Secrets?

August 14, 2015 by Zachary Laks

There’s more to Mickey Mouse than meets the eye. Believe it or not, Disneyland is a haven of secret lairs, wild felines, and a touch of magic at every corner. ... Read More »


Deal Alert: $109+ at New San Diego Hotel This Fall & Winter

August 11, 2015 by Kristine Hansen

It's not often that you can score a good rate at a brand-new hotel in a beach city, but that's exactly what you'll find atHotel Z, snug in San Diego’s hip ... Read More »


5 Things Not to Do at Disneyland & California Adventure

August 07, 2015 by Zachary Laks

With dozens of attractions that top must-dolists, a day or two spent wadingthrough crowds and taking in the sights at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure ... Read More »


From $144: Late Summer & Fall Savings Across the U.S.

August 04, 2015 by Christine Dayao

Time may be running out on summer, but those looking to squeeze in a last-minute getaway are in luck: a number of properties across the country are cutting ... Read More »

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