more about: wine

River-Rafting Trips Are Still On, Even With Record Drought

I’ll be the first to admit it: Worrying about your weekend plans in the midst of all the big, scary problems posed by California’s drought seems frivolous. (It’s an issue we should and are taking seriously.)

Top 5 Things to Do in Los Olivos, CA

By any measure, the sleepy Santa Ynez Valley town of Los Olivos is small—less than 3 square miles in size, with just 1,132 residents. But what it lacks in area and population, it makes up for in wine and charm.

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: 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 community’s Niles District, […]