After 44 years, Knott’s Berry Farm should have Halloween Haunt down to an exact science.
I visited the Buena Park theme park for Thursday’s opening night and found Haunt 2016 to be very much a work in progress.
The chief offenders this season were the upcharge Skeleton Key rooms.Read more
If you're looking for a holiday getaway that's merry and bright, Cathie Lentz-Fryer of Orange County has a suggestion: Ship out on a holiday season cruise.
Each December for the past five years, Lentz-Fryer has sailed the rivers of Europe on an Ama Waterways cruise with a group of friends and loved it.Read more
Other attractions in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park get more attention, but I loved the time I spent on Grand Lake at the park’s western entrance. There’s a town of about 500 people alongside the water. But the lake’s greatest distinction is invisible: It’s the headwaters of the Colorado River.Read more
After reading through the paper with its normal deluge of depressing news (bombs, more financial woes, more Trump and someone seriously wanting to restrict voting only to "a small, highly educated elite"), your readers' travel photos lightened my soul [“Well-Observed,” Sept. 18].Read more
The names are confusing, but Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park is part of California's Redwood National Park, and it’s a great place to feel small among redwoods standing tall.
In fact, it is believed to be the home of the tallest tree in the world, but rangers don’t disclose the location for fear of vandalism.
In the neighboring meadows at Gold Bluffs Beach, elk are often spotted.Read more