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9/11/2014

  Though its home to oldest Zinfandel vines in California—and some of the oldest on Earth—it's easy to overlook Amador County's... More»

2/26/2014

Buzzards circle overhead as you speed along the black ribbon of highway through the arid finger of land known as Baja Sur. On your right, wild burros thread... More»

2/25/2014

Buzzards circle overhead as you speed along the black ribbon of highway through the arid finger of land known as Baja Sur. On your right, wild burros thread... More»

4/23/2013

From San Francisco, you only have to drive four hours to land on Mars. At least that’s how it will feel when you hit Monitor Pass [Mile Marker 217],... More»

4/23/2013

Road-trippers trapped in weekend-gawker traffic on the Avenue of the Giants will be relieved to know that there is a worthy alternative in Humboldt County (... More»

4/23/2013

There is only one way to improve the classic trip on Highway 1 to Santa Cruz: Ditch the car and bike it. Trailblazers can slip into scenic... More»

4/23/2013

Not all is lost for camping hopefuls idling on those seemingly eternal Yosemite Valley wait lists.... More»

4/23/2013

You know that you’re in the capital of chill when you see the local police patrolling on stand-up paddleboards. Such is the state of Donner Lake, the... More»

4/23/2013

Napa may have postcard-worthy verandas, but on your next trip north, consider this: homely farmhouse wineries (many don’t charge tasting fees), a beer... More»

4/23/2013

Selecting the top beach town along Highway 1 is no amateur sport. Choose wrongly, and you can find yourself lost in a sea of fanny packs. But pick correctly... More»

1/31/2013

Start the new year off with a fabulous mini-vacation to San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, CA. Rated #1 in America by Forbes Traveller and #1 in... More»