more about: California

Camp Sunset: How to wash dishes—and leave no trace

Leave your campsite better than you found it. That’s a golden rule of responsible camping, and one that we did our best to keep at Camp Sunset, the two-night outing at California‘s Big Basin Redwoods State Park that became the basis of our May 2015 cover story.

Our 5 favorite travel finds of the week

  Happy Friday, readers! Here again are our 5 favorite travel discoveries of the week. Escape “The most beautiful sound in the Canadian Rockies is silence,” notes Edward Hunter, 88, a lifelong skier and the narrator of this gorgeous video from Sherpas Cinema of Banff National Park. Eat Fun fact: May is National Burger Month. To celebrate, Cassell’s Hamburgers in L.A.‘s Koreatown will be selling burgers for 99 […]

Camp Sunset: How to pick the perfect hiking boot

  Finding the right tent. Packing the right clothes. Remembering the sunscreen, bug spray, and (yes) whiskey for that crucial nightcap… A great camping trip starts long before you pull up to your campsite— it’s all about the preparation.

Where to go this weekend: San Diego

Starting this week, San Diego will host the 14th annual Gator By the Bay Festival, a three-day celebration (May 7 – 10) of southwestern Louisiana’s Cajun culture—in SoCal.