Posts about ‘California’

Vacation is a journey that starts as soon as you leave home. Here are five scenic roads in the Continental United States that’ll have you Instagramming long before you reach your final destination. Overseas Highway, Florida Keys The drive from Miami to Key West is paradise found. Turquoise waters, lush green foliage and an ever-changing cotton candy [read more…]

You’ll find tepid tacos, edible hot dogs and passable pizza pretty much anywhere, but you want to feel like you’re getting something special for your meal ticket. So we scoured North America for bargain-priced, refreshingly creative plates, and found 11, all 10 bucks or under. 1. Killer Combo at Komodo, Venice, Calif.: $10 For your [read more…]

Beaches should be free. That’s all there is too it. Beachgoers work hard for that blissful feeling that comes when the sun hits their face and their toes hit the sand, and the dues have been paid. Yet at many of the hottest public beaches, a fee stands between the beachgoer and the waves. Sometimes [read more…]

There are a few good reasons to have a cold brewski in March. Once everyone has recovered from their St. Patrick’s Day bar hops, it’s the NCAA college basketball tournament that dominates television screens in sports bars across America. In a matter of weeks, 64 teams will be whittled down by 54 single-elimination games. It’s [read more…]

Stick to your budget in the City by the Bay with crepes, clam chowder, tacos and more.

The Big Easy might be “it” when it comes to Mardi Gras. But it definitely isn’t the only. Colorful celebrations happen across the U.S. — and they come with a lot of the same bells and whistles you get in the French Quarter. We’re talking Zydeco bands, great Cajun food and parades that seem to [read more…]

It’s a college student’s rite of passage to make the pilgrimage to the closest and warmest beach with a hefty crew of cronies. Fifty-five percent of college students are planning to travel for spring break this year, with Las Vegas, Cancun and San Diego topping the list of the hottest destinations, according to the latest [read more…]

Sure you could make a resolution to stop falling asleep while streaming Netflix shows, but let’s dream bigger. Here are 20 cheap-inspired New Year’s resolutions to make you a better-traveled person.   Story and graphic by Kelsie Ozamiz

Gifting yourself an urban getaway during the winter holidays could have you singing “Cha-cha-ching” to the tune of “Jingle Bells.” Hotels in big cities such as New York, Chicago and San Francisco silently unleash some of their lowest prices of the year over the holiday season. This is especially true during the week of Christmas [read more…]

Money doesn’t grow on your tree pose. Fortunately, major cities across the country host free yoga classes through summer—perfect for traveling warriors who want to avoid the $10 to $25 per-class fee that’s standard at most yoga studios. Plus, most of these yoga sessions are held outdoors in iconic cosmopolitan settings, which is ideal for [read more…]