The Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill offers a bit of serenity after you've sampled the city's cultural delights
Flanked by Ocean Beach and Golden Gate Park, San Francisco’s scenic Great Highway stretches along the Pacific from the Cliff House to Lake Merced.
The Temple at Patricia's Green in Hayes Valley evokes Southeast Asian architecture.
Five water trails offer a unique way to explore natural areas from the comfort of a kayak or canoe.
These aerial gondolas and trams offer a new perspective on seven destinations in the West.
Once a stagecoach stop, Rainbow Lodge still lures travelers off Highway 80.
Known for its small-town charm, the island city of Alameda is big on tasty eats, which include a classic American breakfast and refined Italian fare.
What's it like to be a judge at Vail's American Lamb Cook-Off? A writer tells all.
In these thirsty times, gardeners and plant lovers alike are learning to appreciate California natives, gorgeous and often overlooked botanical beauties.
Five sweet gardens deliver acres of roses, including hybrid teas, new varieties, antique roses, and all-time favorites.