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.
Put these five south-of-the-border eateries at the top of your list next time you visit the Salinas Valley.
Check out Kolob Canyons in Zion's northwest corner for a less-visited, but spectacular, backcountry.
Whether you like history, architecture, flowers, or birding, the Old City Cemetery makes for a fascinating day trip.
Swim with a manta ray, sail on a zip line through a lush forest, explore a volcanic landscape, and ride a horse into an Edenic valley on the Big Island.
Like quirky roadside attractions? Check out this sky-high thermometer in Baker, Calif.
Four wineries in the Napa Valley—Artesa, Castello di Amorosa, Darioush, and Quixote—offer stunning buildings along with classy vintages.
Need a break from when you're driving I-5 in Northern California? An oasis of refreshing water in the foothills of Mount Shasta provides a needed break.