National parks in winter; animal magnetism at California zoos; and Palm Springs, a gracious oasis
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NOVEMBER 2014
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National parks in a different light
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Hi. You've seen the national parks, but always in summer? Maybe it's time for a winter visit. The desert parks, Death Valley and Joshua Tree, have cool days, snowcapped peaks, and gorgeous seasonal light. Up north, Redwood National and State Parks beckons with majestic trees and untamed beaches.
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National parks in winter
Hi. You've seen the national parks, but always in summer? Maybe it's time for a winter visit. The desert parks, Death Valley and Joshua Tree, have cool days, snowcapped peaks, and gorgeous seasonal light. Up north, Redwood National and State Parks beckons with majestic trees and untamed beaches.
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The best of the animal kingdom
World-class zoos and aquariums abound all over California. See pandas and koalas in San Diego, an oryx and king cobra in Fresno, and giant octopi and comical sea otters in Monterey.
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Zoos and aquariums
World-class zoos and aquariums abound all over California. See pandas and koalas in San Diego, an oryx and king cobra in Fresno, and giant octopi and comical sea otters in Monterey.
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Mad for modern
Palm Springs is an oasis for the clean lines, big windows, and open floor plans of midcentury architecture. Looking for more than awesome design? Check out the nearby canyons and the aerial tramway.
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Palm Springs modern
Palm Springs is an oasis for the clean lines, big windows, and open floor plans of midcentury architecture. Looking for more than awesome design? Check out the nearby canyons and the aerial tramway.
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Route 66 Museum
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Route 66 Museum Get your kicks in Victorville
Sundial Bridge Calatrava's timeless span
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Victorian Christmas

 

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DEC 7–21 : Victorian Christmas (Nevada City)
JAN 11–FEB 6: Chefs' Holidays at the Ahwahnee (Yosemite)
JAN 16–25: Mendocino Crab, Wine, and Beer Festival (Mendocino)
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