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5 Labor Day Escapes That Are Totally Worth the Money

Budget Travel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Whether you're craving one more trip to the beach or are searching for the perfect end-of-summer festival, getting away has never been quicker, easier -- or more affordable.

Crown Jewel Of Western Landscape Under Threat From Wildfires, Climate Change

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 08.20.2014 | Green

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Lake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of ...

So Over the Beach? 10 Amazing Non-Beach Alternatives for a Summer Getaway

Oyster | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Don't get us wrong -- the beach will always hold a special place in our hearts. But when sandy toes and sunburn get to be too much, here are ten great alternatives to the typical beach getaway.

Western Region Meeting -- Part 2 & Lake Tahoe

Richard Ha | Posted 09.16.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

The main issue we discussed was whether we would take the time to create one cohesive comprehensive paper that incorporates all four parts of the Western Agenda, or whether we would focus on one important issue and build the comprehensive paper along the way.

Are We Free-Flowing Artists?

Rose Tafoya | Posted 08.23.2014 | Arts
Rose Tafoya

Inspiration is everywhere and comes to us when we least expect it. When it does, we must not resist or question the actions that are needed and taken, for this is the free flow path that leads us to our un-lived life that we want and are meant to live.

Life in a Campervan -- Lake Tahoe

Michele Bigley | Posted 08.06.2014 | Travel
Michele Bigley

As a grown up, I've probably slept in a tent a dozen, maybe two-dozen times in my life, all of those times with avid camping enthusiasts. I have put up a tent myself once, maybe twice. I've never owned a stove and have never actually said out loud, "Let's go camping."

California's Eerie Ski Conditions

Lisa Bennett | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Lisa Bennett

We can, of course, debate whether any particular drought, blizzard, hurricane, wildfire, heat wave, or cold snap is the result of climate change. Yet these debates can also do little more than distract us from the essential problem before us.

West Coast Drought Has Bears Ditching Hibernation

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

UPDATE: According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, there is insufficient evidence to support the claim that the warmer weather is ca...

Where to Go in December: 20 Places to Travel Now

Viator | Posted 02.03.2014 | Travel
Viator

With the holiday season under way and Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to dust off your passport and celebrate in style.

More Than Moonshine: Mountain Distilleries Get Crafty

Liftopia | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

As we all know, everything tastes a bit better at altitude, perhaps after a long day of skiing, snowboarding, biking, rafting or fishing. So, to tempt your taste buds after an epic day, check out these distilleries and their "spirited" offerings for a tasty mountain treat.

5 Hotel Steals: Columbus Day Weekend & Beyond

MiniTime | Posted 12.06.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

(photo: Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort) The leaves aren't the only thing falling these days. Prices at some of the country's best kid-friendly h...

Thousands Of Acres Of Sierra Wilderness Saved In Landmark Deal

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.07.2013 | Green

In a deal struck between conservationists and a timber company after more than a decade of development warring, thousands of acres of highly coveted, ...

North America's Best Lakeside Retreats

Vogue | Posted 08.21.2013 | Travel
Vogue

With summer waning, we thought we'd turn our attention away from the ocean and over to the under-appreciated lake. Maybe it's for a late August getaway or an early fall weekend trip, but either way, we found 8 stunning spots to relax by North America's prettiest swimming holes.

PHOTOS: A Lake Home Completely Built For Relaxation

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.15.2013 | HuffPost Home

The only thing better than owning a stunning lake house is owning one on the shore of one of the most beautiful bodies of water in America. Take for i...

WATCH: Off-Duty Nurse Finds And Saves Lake Tahoe Plane Crash Victim

Posted 07.25.2013 | Good News

When a single-engine plane crashed in Tahoe National Forest on Monday, Beth Frisby was the best possible passerby who could've stumbled onto the scene...

8 Superlative Fourth of July Celebrations

MiniTime | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

With the Fourth of July falling on a Thursday this year, millions of families are planning a four-day break to celebrate the holiday. Looking for a place to get your red, white, and blue on? Here are six standout July 4th celebrations in the USA.

$8 Million's A Bargain In This Neighborhood

The Sacramento Bee | Hudson Sangree | Posted 08.31.2013 | San Francisco

Just under $20 million will buy you a piece of Lake Tahoe paradise with history to spare. A century-old log home once owned by reclusive billionaire H...

Fireworks Shows in Cities Across The U.S.

Travelzoo | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

Independence Day is around the corner, and with that in mind, here's a handy list of the big fireworks displays on the Fourth in cities across the U.S. this year.

Outdoorsy Summer Travel: The 7 Best Destinations in the U.S. (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Summer is the time to get outdoors and get active.

Rooms With A View

Oyster | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Nothing man-made can rival Mother Nature at her finest. For those who love the great outdoors, the most memorable vacations aren't at massive mega-res...

10 Gorgeous Hotel Room Views

Oyster | Posted 06.07.2013 | Travel
Oyster

During our travels around the globe, we have stayed in some pretty gorgeous rooms. But a beautiful room means nothing if it looks out at a brick wall.

Spring Break Is Not Just For Spring Breakers

Viator | Posted 05.20.2013 | Travel
Viator

One of the most affordable destinations in the Caribbean, the Bahamas offer plenty of Spring Break deals.

PHOTOS: 9 Underrated Beach Destinations

Oyster | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Fewer people, untouched nature, you name it; underrated beach destinations are hidden gems that can be just what you're looking for.

Aboard Amtrak's Mountain Climber

AP | By MELANIE CARROLL | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The journey east on Amtrak's California Zephyr train is as good as the destination. Riding the rails from the San Francisc...

Big Blue Gets Even Bluer!

The Sacramento Bee | Edward Ortiz | Posted 05.03.2013 | San Francisco

A recent trend in improved water clarity at Lake Tahoe has scientists and regional agency planners confident that 15 years of environmental measures a...