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 February 4, 2015
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 August 21, 2014
There’s nothing like jumping off the rocks into a cold, clear swimming hole for experiencing the essence of summer.
By Melanie Haiken on July 20, 2014
Long known for its relaxed atmosphere and gorgeous setting just outside of Yosemite National Park, Tenaya Lodge has now added a wellness-themed spa to its list of luxuries.