Trips under two hours away from your city.

Night skies in Utah

Things you wanna do, but never knew!

Arches outdoor pillow. Maybe you can’t leave your house to travel every weekend, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring the travel to your outdoors.

One perfect day in Lake County, CA

Miss Ollie's: Barbados native Sarah Kirnon brings the flavors of the Caribbean to Old Oakland at this casual eatery, in the form of saltfish ackee, curry goat, and more. She also makes the best fried chicken in the 510—which is saying a lot.

Hands On Children’s Museum, Olympia, WA Safety goggles and hardhats are required at the Build It exhibit!

The Cascade Range frames Cle Elum, WA.

At Duende in Oakland, sip coffee while listening to live flamenco music, or settle in for cured sausage or patatas brava.

During Saturday Stroll in Oakland, over a dozen galleries host artist talks, film screenings, and more.

Paramount Theatre, Oakland On any given night, you might hear rock ‘n’ roll, R & B, gospel, or soul inside. Each month, classic films flicker across the screen.

Sea kayaking, California Canoe & Kayak, Oakland

Napa Valley's outdoor living room: Bottega restaurant, Yountville, CA

Let's pack our bags and go.

We call this Winter Wonderland.

Pick a destination from this list of our favorite lesser-known coastal inns and take off for the perfect late-summer escape

Eye candy abounds in this southern Utah desert oasis, Kayenta. An artists' village boasts a cluster of galleries, shops, and a cafe with a backdrop of red rock mountains and desert gardens. You can try your hand at pottery, or browse local wares. The ultimate local experience? A peaceful sunset stroll through the Desert Rose Labyrinth (pictured) and its adjoining sculpture garden dotted with works by the area's masters.

Temple of the Blue Moon Cabin (photography by Andrea M. Gomez)

Airbnb treehouse in Hawaii’s Fern Forest.

Treehouse Point

Travertine Hot Springs

Guide to visiting wine country in the fall

Rusack Vineyards

Best secret beach: Davenport, CA

Marin Headlands, Sausalito, CA