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Hendy Woods

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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

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The tree house at Post Ranch Inn

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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»

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»

The Farmhouse Inn

  The Russian River may have a reputation for floods of Biblical proportion and regular winter power outages , but that’s not necessarily... More»


  Whether you’re after a classy five-course meal with dancing to a tuxedoed live band, or a masquerade ball at a castle, the Napa Valley... More»

Archimedes Banya

  The holidays may be gluttonous, but they're also exhausting. And expensive. Here are a few close-to-home day spas that don’t require... More»