Highway 33 north of Ojai won’t reopen at least until early February, ruling out using the mountain route as a detour around the big 101 Freeway closure from Carpinteria to Santa Barbara. Highway 33 from the 101 Freeway remains open to travelers heading to Ojai.Read more
The New York-New York Hotel & Casino will add a virtual reality experience to the Big Apple roller coaster, taking riders on an aerial adventure through the Nevada desert and over the Las Vegas Strip.
The new up-charge virtual reality experience, set to open Feb. 7, combines make-believe computer-animated visuals with the real-world twists, drops and G-forces of a 67-mph coaster.Read more
Ojai wants you to come visit. Ten hotels in the Ventura County mountain town are giving travelers a way to use their vacation dollars to help the community recover from December’s devastating Thomas fire.
Ojai Love gives visitors 10% off room prices as well as 10% off prices at 50 local restaurants, shops and services.Read more
Humpback whale-watching tours are in full swing in Hawaii, and some visitors are discovering the giant mammals to be curious creatures.
Last week a young, playful whale appeared beside some kayaks off the island of Maui, surprising five tourists and their guide.Read more
Your mileage (and opinion) may vary.
But in more than a year of roaming the state to compile our bucket list of 366 (and counting) compelling California destinations and adventures, my Travel section colleagues and I have found that some of our most memorable moments have happened while we were behind the wheel.
Most of them were happy.Read more
Take a tour of the night sky in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area on Saturday evening when the moon will be a thin crescent and night sky visibility should be good.Read more