Daytripper

Daytripper: Vacation destination for life

It started more than a decade ago when my then 11-year-old daughter, Bethany, said, “Hey, I hear there’s a place called Ashland and they have a big Shakespeare festival ...

Daytripper: Squaw Valley a great vacation spot for any season

A fresh coat of snow has covered the nearby mountain, which has excitable skiers and snowboarders eager to slip into their gear on this gorgeous Sunday morning in Lake Tahoe. Skie ...

Beach bumming in Pismo

Tired of the winter’s chill? If you need a break from freezing temperatures, take a drive to California’s Central Coast. At about four and a half hours from Granite Ba ...

Daytripper: Loving the llamas

Llamas may not be the first thing you think of when planning a getaway to the Mendocino Coast, but if you’re looking for something unique and memorable, look no further than ...

Daytripper: Relax by the seashore

As someone who absolutely hates long car rides, I surprised even myself when I suggested a trip to Fort Bragg for my husband’s birthday. But, since this was the big 3-0 and h ...

Daytripper: Reading San Francisco

Whether you love today’s hottest fiction or you enjoyed reading classics beneath the covers as a kid, the San Francisco area is a hotbed of literary happenings and definitely ...

Daytripper: Cave dwellers

Hard, elemental, “rock” was one of my kids’ first words. As they got older, my budding scientists wanted to know more about this everyday object. We checked out b ...

Daytripper: A bountiful road trip

Sometimes, we venture far and wide for exciting life experiences without truly getting to know the hidden treasures present right around us, near the places we live. I know that&r ...

Daytripper: A weekend in Napa

NAPA – Milliken Creek Inn and Spa, a 12-room gem hidden away on three acres of Napa River shoreline, is all about romance, says General Manager Connie Gore. And when it come ...

Daytripper: Enjoy nature, scenery and golf?

Some large patches of snow appear in the horizon, a major indicator that winter paid a visit to this mountainous region of Lake Tahoe. The picturesque, panoramic view can be seen ...