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Two bike riders rest on the Mission Bay Bike Trail in the rain
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8 Easy Little California Road Trips From the Bay Area

Sharing eight little California road trips, wonderful overnights and easy escapes from the San Francisco Bay Area we've recently discovered.

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Dead Exposure: Patient Zero skulls.
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Surviving Halloween Horror Nights

Having survived a night of gleeful terror at Universal Orlando Resort’s annual Halloween Horror Nights, I can report that #HHN is a blast. Sadly, this frightful...

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Snoopy and family
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California Haunted Houses and Halloween Happiness

If ghosts, haunted houses, goblins, and Halloween costumes are on everyone’s mind, there’s now something ghoulishly fun for all fear tolerances including California haunted houses, theme parks, and...

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Jurassic Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood
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Be A Star At Universal Studios Hollywood

Billing itself as the Entertainment Capital of L.A., Universal Studios Hollywood in Burbank is a movie and TV-based...

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Southern California beach
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Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From Greater Los Angeles

The neighboring Pacific Ocean, lush farmland, arid desert and snow-capped mountains give southern California families plenty of options for weekends away. "California, Here I Come!" may be the cry of...

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Hollywood Dreaming

While Los Angeles has many tourist attractions, it is perhaps the allure of Hollywood that most intrigues traveling families. Hollywood, which was named after the California holly tree...

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Los Angeles, California Attractions

From Disneyland to movie star footprints, Koreatown to the Mexican enclave at Olvera Street, here's a look at the must-sees in Los Angeles, California. The City of Angels is truly one...

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Los Angeles Hotels: Westside And Santa Monica

Find out the best places to stay west of Hollywood or near the Pacific Coast beach in this California playland.  As you move west across Los Angeles, the real estate values rise and the smog disappears...

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Downtown Los Angeles Hotels And Resorts

Your guide to the personalities and amenities of top value "downtown" hotels in California's largest city.LA's "Downtown" has become one of those commercially rejuvenated neighborhoods that...

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Best Kid-Friendly Hotels In Los Angeles, California

A team of Oyster reporters spent weeks exploring 52 top hotels in and around Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills, Hollywood, and Santa Monica. We slept in the beds, lounged by the pools, ate in the...

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