By Melanie Haiken on February 4, 2017
With its all year banana belt climate and car-free culture, Santa Barbara is perfect for an anytime active getaway.
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By Melanie Haiken on October 5, 2015
From gold to salts to fossils, the rugged ridges and steep-sided canyons of Death Valley still hold many of the secrets early settlers sought to protect.
By Melanie Haiken on January 4, 2014
This guided hike through nature’s sculpture garden of ice is a true bucket-list travel fantasy.