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Summer Vacation Ideas That Won't Break the Bank

Summer Vacation Ideas That Won't Break the Bank

- Summer break is the time when most of us get the urge to take a vacation, whether it’s close to home or across an ocean. Alas, the hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions at the best summer vacation spots tend to raise their prices during the peak season. But don’t despair, there are many cheap summer vacation ideas to consider, and they can be just as enjoyable as any pricey getaway.

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Tailgate 101: The Basics You Might (or Might Not) Already Know

Tailgate 101: The Basics You Might (or Might Not) Already Know

- For the uninitiated, your tailgate is the gateway to an all-American, fuss-free outdoor party with all the space you need to store grub, drinks, and your friends’ butts while parking the proceedings right at the venue. Whether you’re a tailgating newbie or you have as many tailgate victories as the Pittsburgh Steelers have Super Bowl wins, it’s time to brush up on the basics of packing your party wagon.

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How to Play Golf (for Beginners)

How to Play Golf (for Beginners)

- As overwhelming as golf culture may seem for the uninitiated, you’ve got to remember that every single golfer who has ever taken a swing was new to the game once upon a time. Before you let those tight polos and buzzwords get the better of you, get a grip on the foundational rules, practice your form with reliable habits, and get ready to get your golf course Zen on.

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Must-See Small Towns on Your Next California Road Trip

Must-See Small Towns on Your Next California Road Trip

- Whether you travel between San Diego and the redwood forest, or cover a shorter section, perhaps between Los Angeles and San Francisco, a California road trip is a vacation you’ll never forget. To make it even more memorable, stop to explore some of the smaller towns on or near the coast. Many smaller places you’ve never heard of offer major amounts of charm and enticing attractions of their own.

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How to Hike the John Muir Trail

How to Hike the John Muir Trail

- The John Muir Trail stretches between Yosemite Valley, California, and Mount Whitney, California, with a peak elevation of 14,505 feet. The staggering canyons, multitude of crystalline lakes and pristine granite cliffs make the epic trek more than worthwhile, but seeing it through to completion is no joke. Know what to expect, pack accordingly and keep your safety in check and we guarantee you got this.

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Mark Your Calendar for These 5 Can't Miss Summer Festivals

Mark Your Calendar for These 5 Can't Miss Summer Festivals

- Summertime is festival season across the United States, with celebrations of music, food, art and more popping up from coast to coast. If you still have a few weekends open on your calendar, consider filling them in with one of the incredible events

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Here’s the Plan for Your Next San Diego Hiking Adventure

Here’s the Plan for Your Next San Diego Hiking Adventure

- With one of the most nearly ideal climates in the country, and miles of gorgeous coastlines that gradually turn to rolling hills and green valleys, San Diego County has got to be one of the best places to put down roots. From bustling downtown San Diego to its outlying neighborhoods, outdoor living is the name of the game—if you’re not already outside, you’re probably planning your next adventure.

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How to Plan a Weekend Getaway to Mexico

How to Plan a Weekend Getaway to Mexico

- From Tijuana to Ensenada to a scenic glamping destination in Guadalupe Valley, there are so many unique spots on the Baja Peninsula for every type of traveler. If you’re ready to head south, check out our guide for places to stay, things to do, and even what to pack for a weekend getaway to Mexico.

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The Cut of All Cuts

The Cut of All Cuts

- The Great Cut was nothing less than extraordinary. Read the recap, view photos and get a small slice of what it was like to be at this very special event.

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Here's Why Dog Owners Love San Diego

Here's Why Dog Owners Love San Diego

- The active, outdoor lifestyle and super-agreeable climate of SoCal’s sunny San Diego make it an ideal place for pups and their owners. With plenty of spots that welcome furry friends, it’s easy to take yours with you when you head out on the town—or to the beach, the hiking trails, and even the office.

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