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.
With its all year banana belt climate and car-free culture, Santa Barbara is perfect for an anytime active getaway.
Nothing says summer like a cold, clear river and the perfect swimming hole. Here are three northern California river getaways worth searching out.
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.