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Our 5 favorite travel finds of the week

    Last week, we kicked off a new Westphoria column: our weekly round-up of the Sunset travel team’s 5 favorite discoveries of the week.

Spring Break Beats

Alex Kane is having a busy spring. The 28-year-old guitarist, DJ, and producer just wrapped up two sets at Serenity Gathering, a four-day art and music festival “focused on creating an environment of positive collaboration” on the La Jolla Indian Reservation just north of San Diego.

Your New Favorite Wine-Country Town: Saratoga, CA

When you think of Northern California wine country, Napa and Sonoma likely spring to mind—but Silicon Valley? Probably not. The tech industry there gets plenty of attention, but its wineries deserve just as much buzz (not to mention the Michelin-starred dining, gorgeous hiking trails, and tranquil Japanese gardens).

Road Tripping with Rock Stars

For our August issue, writer Rachel Levin and photographer Jen Siska hopped in the van with Bay Area country-rock band Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers to get an insider view of how musicians road trip the West — and they picked up lots of helpful tidbits for navigating the backroads and postage stamp-sized towns of our beloved region. Here, we […]