California Travel

Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center. If a white Christmas isn't an option, an expanse of ice that's suitable to slide on is a
It's difficult to measure all of the positives that can come from just one visit to a U.S. National Park.
See all 10 of the best high-altitude bars on the Orbitz Travel Blog Umbrella Bar at Squaw Valley: Olympic Valley, CA This
My family travels to Mammoth Mountain many times a year, taking a grateful sigh of relief when we see the jagged outline of the Minarets, looming behind Mammoth Mountain -- our welcoming committee.
Palm Springs is the kind of place you can do nothing at, and not feel guilty about it. It now makes sense why so many Angelenos
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Pier 39: Chicago has Navy Pier. Atlantic City has the Boardwalk. And San Francisco has this hot spot on the edge of the Fisherman's
Cairo, Illinois Cairo, the southernmost city in Illinois, is hardly abandoned--in fact it has a current population of 2,800
Sand, surf and spectacular scenery are just a few reasons why Southern California lures travelers seeking a laid-back beach getaway.
The sprawl of urban structures makes way for hazel-colored hills and concrete landscapes turn into dizzying miles of arid land.
Napa Valley is known for world-class wineries and celebrity chef restaurants, but lately parents are finding that a family vacation in Napa is good for the milk-drinking crowd too.
What happens when you travel to your Labor Day adventure destination, and you discover that it's no longer there? How does something like that even happen?
San Francisco is known all over as a popular tourist destination. With visitors from around the world seeking out famous landmarks, it can be tough to see the city's sights through the bustling crowds. For those seeking non-touristy places to visit in San Francisco, I have a few suggestions.
The world's first Disney park and each of the four Disney World parks in Orlando will be getting at least one new project over the next few years. Here, five upcoming park debuts that we're most excited about.
Between hiking, biking, rafting and picnicking, there's plenty to do for families. To get started, here are 10 must-do activities to make the most of a visit to one of our nation's most popular parks.
My family took a trip down to Los Angeles that was almost completely unplanned. In the middle of the busy work days leading up to our departure, I barely managed to book a hotel and had to leave everything else up to chance.
Take a 24-hour road trip to the mystical and authentically Americana part of the golden state, which has inspired such bands as U2, Queens of the Stone Age and the Foo Fighters.
The eight North American and European properties herein all have suites and extras to accommodate kids, but offer starkly different settings and experiences. Poll the clan and make your choice.