Born and raised in California, Christopher Reynolds has written about travel, the outdoors, arts and culture for the Los Angeles Times since 1990. Since 2015, Reynolds has kayaked in Canada; surfed in San Diego; snorkeled in American Samoa; floated in Xochimilco; climbed the hills of Dingle; swallowed twitching seafood in Seoul; and found his family in the ledger book at Ellis Island. He takes no freebies or press discounts.
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More and more people are arriving in the towns along Highway 62 near Joshua Tree National Park. In their eagerness to feel those desert vibes, they’ve set off a full-blown boom.
These desert digs come in high style with prices to match. I stayed a night. My observations.
Timed tickets for the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch are available now.
El parque dijo que la medida debería reducir las aglomeraciones del verano.
You’ll find it between Camp Pendleton’s Marines and Carlsbad’s Legoland
The park said the move should reduce summer crowding.
These peaks, caves and condors show up between Paso Robles and San Jose
Get a room and make a date of it with options that range from San Diego to San Francisco.
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