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Windmill in Solvang

  On the outside, Solvang is made for travelers who love kitsch. If the phony replicas of Danish landmarks, cartoonish windmills, and overly... More»

Roche Winery & Vineyards

  Don’t let the curvy roads scare you, Napa and Sonoma Wine Countries offer beautiful and safe routes for sipping cyclists. Here are some... More»

The tree house at Post Ranch Inn

  Was Valentine's Day kind of a bust? That's alright, there's still plenty of time to get it right in your relationship. Whether you’re... More»

The Lodi Wine and Chocolate Weekend

  Fall may be music-festival season in the Bay Area, but winter is secretly one of the best months for food festivals. And February in... More»

Elissa Rubin-Mahon

  This is the first in a new occasional series in which our travel editor, Jenna Scatena, explores some of the adventures you can have... More»

The Goodland

  Santa Barbara is lined with beautiful beaches and features some of the best sunset viewing in the state. But warm-weather beach destinations... More»

Do Lanai like Larry does Lanai

  We all know how obsessive Larry Ellison can get about his projects (see: America’s Cup)—and now he has a real doozy on his hands... More»

Dragonfly Floral

  Winter can be dull in the Bay Area—no Outside Lands or Treasure Island Music Festival, no Pride Parade or Bay to Breakers. It’s... More»

Santa Monica Pier

  The new year is as good a time as any to change some of your most deeply entrenched vacation habits. Here are a few ways to become a more... More»

Bodega Beach

  Tourists? Gone. Fog? Virtually nonexistent. Wind? Mellow. It may seem counterintuitive, but winter can often be the best time of year to... More»