more about: California

Where To Go This Weekend: Napa Valley, CA

Sure, summer in northern California’s wine country offers warm evenings and autumn the excitement of the harvest, but our favorite time of year in the Napa Valley is early spring.

Where To Go This Weekend: Borrego Springs, CA

  Not far from the famous wildflowers of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, the community of Borrego Springs boasts treasures all its own, from an outsize art scene to a revamped resort. “It’s the changing sunlight here that’s so incredible,” adds local architect Richard Orne. “And the skies after dark? You can see the next galaxy.” The best part? Since Borrego Springs is just 90 miles […]

Where To Go This Weekend: The East Bay, CA

At this point, San Francisco’s East Bay is on most every traveler’s radar—but Oakland tends to dominate the spotlight. This month, we turned our attention instead to Fremont, a little-known enclave 35 miles southeast of San Francisco, full of antique stores, a silver-screen legacy, and the most kid-friendly rail ride in the Bay. Writer Kristina Malsberger filled us in on the small-town pleasures of the […]

Where To Go This Weekend: Glen Ellen, CA

Glen Ellen, California, is reclaiming its status as a great Bay Area escape with fresh spots to wine, dine, and relax in Sonoma Valley.