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New and Hidden Gems

Rediscover San Diego by exploring some of the city’s latest additions and lesser-known spots worth seeking out. By Ashley Ryan and Sharon Stello   Often overshadowed by its bigger tourist attractions, San Diego is filled with eateries, shops and other destinations that are among local favorites. Here, we offer a glimpse at...

Gone Glamping

From cabins to fully furnished yurts, several locales along the coast offer rustic yet luxury lodging, plenty of amenities and a chance to unwind and immerse in nature. By Sharon Stello   After the year we’ve all been through, nothing sounds better than spending a stress-free weekend relaxing in nature—but without giving...

An Emerald Oasis

On the heels of its 150th anniversary, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park offers an urban escape filled with gardens, museums and hidden treasures. By Sharon Stello   As the COVID-19 vaccine rolls out, some may be pondering future travel plans, but still desire a driving-distance destination until the pandemic is officially over....

Hospitality Reinvented

While the pandemic and related travel restrictions have wreaked havoc on the hotel industry, this downtime has allowed for renovations, a re-creation of outdoor space and the opening of new luxury properties. By Justine Amodeo   Whether it’s the worldwide distribution of vaccines, a slowing down of COVID-19 cases or the desire...

Ski Season

Soak up everything that California's snow-filled mountains have to offer as you hit the slopes with pandemic safety measures in place. By Ashley Ryan   What began as a stay-at-home order that, for many, allowed extra time for watercolor painting, reading books and taking virtual yoga classes has evolved into months and...

A Whale of an Adventure

Catch a glimpse of some of the ocean’s largest mammals while aboard local vessels. By Ashley Ryan   As the glittering waters along the Laguna Beach coastline are marine protected areas, it’s no surprise that various species of whales move in to make this part of the ocean their highway, dinner table...

The Coachella Effect

Concerts and festivals in the Coachella Valley have lured a new generation of desert explorers, creating a selection of design-driven hotels and restaurants.

Autumnal Adventures

In between sunny summers and icy winters, the Mammoth Lakes region is aglow with warm autumn colors, making it the perfect place to frolic this fall. By Ashley Ryan   In Southern California, we’re fortunate to have sunshine year-round. Even when the temperatures drop (you know, to a frigid 50 degrees) the...

Putting Down Roots in Cabo

More than simply a place to visit, the residential boom in Los Cabos is on. By Steve Zepezauer   The evolution of Los Cabos from sleepy fishing village to party town to global luxury destination is remarkable. It’s hard to deny that this idyllic spot at the tip of the Baja California...

Blissed-Out Babymoon

  Hawaii’s Lanai offers the perfect island escape for parents-to-be. By Elizabeth Nutt   We’re all familiar with the concept of the honeymoon—a relaxing getaway on which newly married couples embark to solidify their bond, de-stress post-wedding and enjoy those early days of matrimonial magic. But the babymoon, a relatively novel travel trend,...