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Where to go this weekend: Duncan, AZ

A cottonball’s throw from New Mexico, this tiny town delights with gorgeous vistas, homespun shopping, great bird-watching, and even better people-watching.

We’ve got your new favorite tradition: Thanksgiving camping

News flash: You don’t have to spend the holidays cooped up at home—you could be camping. Why not celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s in one of nine safari tents pitched at Napa’s Pope Valley Winery? TerraVelo Tours will do all the work, of course: cooking your meals; making the beds (yes, beds); and organizing wine tours and truffle hunts ($2,600/person/4 nights). Or, if waves are your thing, […]

Where to go this weekend: Temecula, CA

Fairy-tale vineyards, farm-to-table eateries, and hot-air balloon adventures elevate this emerging SoCal wine region.

8 secret gems on Oahu

1. Kailua, Kalama, and Lanikai Beaches Kailua Beach Park, toward Kailua Bay’s southern end, regularly garners awards as one of Hawaii’s top beaches, but nearby Kalama and Lanikai beaches are just as good—some say better. The calm surf at Kailua is made for kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding—you can rent gear at Kailua Sailboards & Kayaks and at Twogood Kayaks Hawaii ($; 450 Kawailoa Rd., Kailua; For more bodysurfing-friendly waves, try Kalama (248 N. […]