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The Best Warm Winter Getaways in the U.S.

The Best Warm Winter Getaways in the U.S.

- It’s winter in the U.S., and while many of us enjoy wearing four or five layers, shoveling snow, and counting down the days until spring, others love the feeling of the sun on their face and their toes in the sand. For those of you in the latter category who are longing for warmer temperatures, check out this list of the best sunny winter destinations in the U.S.

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Off-the-Beaten-Path: The Weekender's Guide to Outdoor Adventure around Los Angeles

Off-the-Beaten-Path: The Weekender's Guide to Outdoor Adventure around Los Angeles

- Los Angeles. City of Angels, City of Dreams, and for the West Coast, City of Cities. Los Angeles is an old city, a new city, and a large city. Almost everyone in the United States, and the world, has an opinion about the second largest metropolis in the United States. With big names, bright stars, bright lights, and dusk-to-dawn energy, Los Angeles is a city that defies description.

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Bars, Music, and More: A Local's Guide to Santa Barbara Nightlife

Bars, Music, and More: A Local's Guide to Santa Barbara Nightlife

- Santa Barbara may be know as a vacation destination, but the town is anything but sleepy. Of course this sweet little city will (thankfully) never reach the levels of metropolises like Los Angeles and San Francisco, but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have fun and interesting nightlife options.

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The Best Beaches of New York City

The Best Beaches of New York City

- Just because you live in Manhattan doesn't mean the beach is out of reach. Whether you're into hanging out on crowded swathes of sand and people-watching after a long day of adventures in the city, or you're looking for a place to plop down after a long beach run or mountain bike ride, you're never far from the ocean in NYC.

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What to Do on Valentine’s Day If You’re Single

What to Do on Valentine’s Day If You’re Single

- If you’ve only ever spent Valentine’s Day with someone you love, or sobbing into your pillow because you’re alone, then it’s time to shake things up. There are so many ways to pamper yourself and schedule in some fun, whether you’ve just gone through a breakup or you haven’t dated in years.

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How To Plan a Weekend in the Adirondacks or the Catskills

How To Plan a Weekend in the Adirondacks or the Catskills

- When you're in NYC, winters can be a little depressing. The snow is sort of dirty, when it's there, and it's often more of a hassle when there is snowfall. The thought of downhill skiing, or even cross country skiing, seems so far away. But in all honesty, it's actually well within your grasp—on almost any budget! The Adirondacks—a mountainous region in New York just a few hours away from the city—are easy to get to and jam-packed with winter (and summer) fun.

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What Are Polarized Sunglasses—And Why Should You Care?

What Are Polarized Sunglasses—And Why Should You Care?

- Sunglasses are perhaps the most effortless, versatile accessory on the market. Slip on the right pair and you can take your look from basic to bad-ass in an instant. You can change things up just as easily by mixing and matching colors, lenses, and frames, providing endless options whether you’re chasing surf or chilling with friends at happy hour.

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The 7 Best Ski-to-Pub Pairings in the U.S.

The 7 Best Ski-to-Pub Pairings in the U.S.

- The only thing better than spending a day ripping through waist-high powder? Après beers, burgers, and other tasty pub grub that refuels like nothing else after a day on skis. Whether you’re a cross-country enthusiast or a downhill junkie, a post-adventure pint-and-nosh is certainly in order, since any kind of skiing burns mega calories.

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Knockaround and November Project Make It Official

Knockaround and November Project Make It Official

- We are very proud to announce that we've partnered with November Project as their official sunglasses sponsor. Over the last four years, we've made great friends with the good people at NP: we've been stoked to provide sunglasses to various events and summits, featured co-founder Brogan Graham on one of our Knockcasts, and have even shown up to 6:29am November Project workouts, right here in our hometown of San Diego.

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5 Fantastic Ways to Enjoy Yosemite in Winter

5 Fantastic Ways to Enjoy Yosemite in Winter

- Yosemite National Park is blissfully serene in cold-weather months, especially under the canopy of changing leaves and a blanket of snow, without the crowds of the high season from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Fall brings as pretty a palate of autumn colors as you'll see in Northern California, and the winter means cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and even downhill skiing—with a fraction of the approximately 4 million visitors the park sees year-round.

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