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Five Top Weekend Escapes

Thinking about a quick getaway? Check out our roundup of places to immerse yourself in museums, relax in wine country, and explore vibrant city neighborhoods.

Via Staff
the exterior of the De Young Museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, picutre
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The de Young Museum is a fine arts venue in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

You know it’s true: You deserve a great escape. Let us help you plan your getaway with five destinations perfect for a rejuvenating break. Whether you prefer provocative museums, eclectic stores, world-class vineyards, or Leonardo da Vinci, these spots take you away from it all.

Check out our Weekenders Roundup:

Denver’s Golden Triangle: Art, music, and history for culture buffs 

Walnut Creek Shopping Bonanza: A downtown jam-packed with independent shops

St. Helena Goes Gourmet: Spa treatments, cooking classes, and gourmet delights

Golden Gate Park: Urban Weekender: Top museums and stellar gardens.

Vancouver, B.C.: Weekender: A hopping culinary scene, museums, and stunning scenery.

Photography courtesy of City Creek Center


This article was first published in November 2012. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.