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Desert Holiday: Private Boat Rides with Santa

Desert Holiday: Private Boat Rides with Santa

Set sail for the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa for an especially splashy way to enjoy the season. »

Oxnard, Ahoy! Whale Watching Season Up Next

Oxnard, Ahoy! Whale Watching Season Up Next

The blow-hole-iest stretch of the year is nearly here; whale sightings aren't guaranteed, but plan for a grand, ocean-awesome day out. »

Book a 'Best of Winter' Package on Catalina Island

Book a 'Best of Winter' Package on Catalina Island

Combine your boat and stay-over, then enjoy the historic, quaint-laden isle. »

Julefest's Charms Shimmer with Solvang Magic

Julefest's Charms Shimmer with Solvang Magic

A tree lighting, candlelight tours, and other skål-worthy flourishes are delivering a festive feel to the wine country town. »

Take a Trek to 'The Nation's Christmas Tree'

Take a Trek to 'The Nation's Christmas Tree'

Call upon the General Grant sequoia for this historic and moving holiday event. »

Santa Events + Nature, a Winning Combo

Santa Events + Nature, a Winning Combo

Join a Santa Snowshoe in the sequoias, just ahead of Christmas. »

Goblets and Spirits Raised, at The Bracebridge Dinner

Goblets and Spirits Raised, at The Bracebridge Dinner

The feast-y Decembertime tradition rings in the yuletide with pomp and pageantry. »

It's a Vintage Holiday, at La Quinta

It's a Vintage Holiday, at La Quinta

Be your best George Bailey and plan a seasonal stay at the "Wonderful" resort. »

Sierra Sparkle: Mammoth Mountain's Night of Lights

Sierra Sparkle: Mammoth Mountain's Night of Lights

The holidaytime tradition is a chilly, after-dark spectacle full of glow and goings-on. »

Oh Joy, It's a Very Merry Ojai Getaway

Oh Joy, It's a Very Merry Ojai Getaway

Savor the "Serenity Season" at Ojai Valley Inn (bonus: Elf Cookie Delivery). »

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