Tori Peglar is Co-Brand and Content Director of National Park Trips Media.
If spending time outdoors has you dreaming of swimming pools, a massage and a clean hotel room, consider getting pampered for a night or two at Yosemite's south entrance.
Go on a 1-day rafting trip on the Merced River, or experience a 1- to 3-day rafting adventure on the Tuolumne River near the West Edge of Yosemite National Park
In the heart of the Santa Maria Valley wine country, here are five authentic things not to miss including an historic inn, a buried city and an ice cream lab.
Pick your own strawberries, tomatoes, winter squash or pumpkins, then go see a piece of the Berlin Wall and a replica of the Oval Office.