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Last-Minute Camping for the 4th of July

The great outdoors can get jam packed, especially on holiday weekends. But even if you haven’t planned a single thing, you can still spend the night under the stars this 4th of July!

From Hiking to Paddling, 5 Must-Do Tahoe Adventures

With so much to see and do in Lake Tahoe, sometimes it's nice to have a few go-to adventures that everyone in your group will really enjoy. Here is our list of easy, beautiful, and fun outdoor adventures in Tahoe. 

Enjoy a Dream Summer Vacation at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

Surrounded by all things Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is an all-suite resort that lets you enjoy Lake Tahoe like never before!

A San Franciscan's Guide to Tulum, Mexico

Couched on the Yucatan Peninsula sits Tulum, home to one of Mexico's most stunning Mayan ruins, a biosphere reserve, and a steadily growing tourism industry that captures the beauty of the Caribbean coastline (without the spring break-soaked madness of nearby Cancun). With archeological wonders to explore, water sports and yoga galore, obsession-worthy eats, and some seriously stylish digs, Tulum is nicely set up to make a visiting San Franciscan feel right at home... well, perhaps a paradise-like home-away-from-home. 

Five Star Spirituality: Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay

Some friends of mine recently tied the knot in Half Moon Bay. During the wedding weekend, our free lodging choices included a couch 30 minutes away and a house rental that—while five minutes on foot from the venue—was booking up Big Chill-style with the bride’s college friends. We did what any sane wedding guests would do: We shacked up at the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay instead.

A Modern Guide to Guerneville

With hot summer nights and new restaurants, bars, and shops popping up everyday in Guerenville, the Russian River gem is a must for your bucket list. Go hiking, biking, tubing, canoeing, wine tasting, and partying—or just laze by the river. Guerneville doesn't disappoint.

Shake up Your Next Vacation With These Airbnb Spinoffs

Airbnb isn't the only company offering convenient comfort during vacation time. Check out these four like-minded spinoffs designed with specific audiences (from the stoned to the furry) in mind. 

A Modern Guide to Carmel Valley

You’ll note the horses before you spy a single grapevine on your drive into Carmel Valley, a pastoral wine country with evident ranch land roots. Yet tucked between the stables and cowboy saloons are a few compelling gems to build a weekend upon. Like California’s other brand name valleys, the region promises a breezy, food-and-wine filled escape amidst sunny, natural splendor.

City Staycation: A Glamorous Night Downtown

When I was offered the chance to stay at the W Hotel for a night, I was thrilled (who doesn't love a night downtown?) but also a touch apprehensive (rumors swirl of it still being stuck in the late '90s). Much to the relief of my inner spoiled brat, the W is still the place to stay if you want to party, play, and—if you must—sleep. 

West Coast Getaways: Where to Eat, Sleep, and Hike Along the Golden Coast

California offers a bounty of beauty at every turn. With so many well-known destination spots, as well as oft overlooked gems tucked away behind every curve of Highway 1, there's a perfect adventure for all.

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