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Chill Escapes in the Golden State

From California's hub cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles, you'll find no end of fun you can drive to for a day trip or weekender. We do it all the time. Just drive ... to the beaches or mountains, forests or deserts, for rest and relaxation or outdoor adventure. Here are a few ideas for planning your own chill escapes in the Golden State. {Go}

Savvy in SoCal


In Southern California, you'll never find a shortage of amazing things to do. The question is, how do you choose? In the Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County areas, go for SoCal culture, fun in the sun, and getting out with friends and family. The Inland Empire and Desert areas also have their charms. {This}

Savvy in NorCal

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In Northern California, including the San Francisco Bay Area, there are so many fun activities I feel like I'm always on vacation, even though I live here. You can explore the beauty of the Bay, geek out in Silicon Valley, relax in wine country, or get in the car and head to the NorCal coast or mountains, all in a day or so. {This}