This Winter’s First Gotta-Go Destination: Big Sky, MT

Now home to the largest ski resort in the country, Big Sky, Montana kicks off this snow season with a new performing arts center, dogsledding trips, and lots of local brews. Here, writer Stephen Edwards shares his five favorite must-dos. 1. Chutes and lagers Big Sky Resort wasn’t “over the hill” on its 40th anniversary; instead, it bought what was over […]

10 Reasons Why I’m Grateful for Sunset’s Garden

I’ve visited many of the world’s great gardens during my time as garden editor of Sunset Magazine, including the samurai gardens in southern Japan, Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands, and Villandry in France. But Sunset’s garden tops my list. Here’s why.

Who Says Thanksgiving Traditions Have to Involve Food?

                Or, at least, eating food. A group of us cyclists in San Francisco like to mark the holiday in a combined athletic/artistic way using a newish genre called Stravart. (It’s named for the San Francisco-based website Strava, which lets you track your rides or runs by GPS.)

Weekend Planner: Holiday Shopping in Ugly Sweaters

Kick off the holidays right. Indulge in decadent chocolate, run around in a tacky sweater, or shop ’til you drop this weekend.