The idea of Carmel for a weekend away is so utterly enchanting. Its downtown square is full of those magical cottages, with five-star restaurants, quaint inns and wine tasting rooms inside. The walkable waterfront oasis and sister inland region are equal parts charming, elegant and eclectic.
Author: Alison Bailin Batz
A luxury resort by all accounts, lauded by the likes of Conde Nast Traveler, Kenwood Inn & Spa is sprawled across two-and-a-half acres of lush gardens with views of nearby vineyards in all directions. Yet, it is small by hotel standards, featuring just 29 guestrooms and suites, each tucked away into its own enclave to make its guests feel like they are the only people on earth.
Forget about getting a revenge body; it is all about #revengetravel now. As such, here are six impossibly perfect places down south–all within a short trip from San Diego–tailor-made to get your “revenge” on at this year.
Who knew heaven on earth existed…or that it comes complete with its own private sandy beach, luxurious spa and beachside private pool, to boot! Meet The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe. This bucket list destination, both the 2019 Preferred Hotels & Resorts Hotel of the Year and the 2018 Travel + […]
One Step Beyond, Inc. (OSBI) provides comprehensive programming and services for adults who have intellectual disabilities. The San Mateo-based organization empowers participants to achieve independence, self-sufficiency and employment through innovative programming and partnerships with local businesses that enable participants to contribute to and achieve greater social participation in their communities.
Just a few months ago, and amid the pandemic, the highly anticipated Puesto Mission Valley + Cervecería opened its doors. Located in Mission Valley, Puesto Cervecería is the third San Diego outpost of locally owned restaurant group–made up as first-generation Mexican Americans–joining locations in Seaport Village and La Jolla.
Indian Springs Resort in Calistoga is a healing haven more than one million years in the making.
San Diego’s largest speakeasy-style restaurant – whose entry is hidden within the InterContinental San Diego, a luxury waterfront hotel – is called Garibaldi, named to honor both the state fish swimming in the ocean just a few feet away as well as Garibaldi himself.
La Quinta is located in Greater Palm Springs – which includes Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio and Coachella – is now welcoming back guests now that “The Bachelorette” has wrapped filming.
Sometimes, I feel like Instagram was invented just to showcase brunch in all its glory. Make that in all its Morning Glory, a breakfast and brunch hotspot in the heart of San Diego’s Little Italy.