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Find Serenity in Aptos

Aptos and Rio Del Mare are the least Santa Cruz-y points along the Monterey Bay coastline.

Where to Lose Yourself

A wonderland of outdoor surprises await in the Lost Sierra.

Going to the Country

Find food trucks, kayaks, craft beer, and more in Petaluma.

Worlds Away From Slot Machines

The other Las Vegas is awash in roses, pelicans, and sharks.

Ready for Adventure

Bedrock Sandals go everywhere active athletes envision.

Into the Woods

Santa Cruz’s Mystery Spot endures with the pull of magnetism.

Magnificent Scenery and Mule Rides

The lesser-visited Grand Canyon’s North Rim is worth the trip.

Welcome to the American Riviera

Sunny, seaside Santa Barbara lures with water, animals, and ice cream.

Battle of the Theme Parks

With its new Harry Potter ride, Universal Studios is trying to supplant the granddaddy of California parks.

Quaint, Clean Carlsbad

Beaches, blooms, beer, and bricks sum up the vibe.