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Pair Your Adventure: Russian River Valley

Just 90-minutes north of San Francisco, you’ll find Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley, land of ample vineyards (the cooler climate is ideal for Pinot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc) alongside farm-to-table spots, general stores and verdant nature in the form of towering redwood trees and its winding namesake river.

Pair Your Adventure: Sonoma Coast

After you’ve cruised the legendary back roads of California, and explored the great northern outdoors, head to the Sonoma Coast where a craggy stretch of land meets rugged cliffs, pine-covered peaks and salty ocean fog. To start your adventure, weave through the quaint fishing port of Bodega Bay.

Pair Your Adventure: Northern Sonoma County

Welcome to Northern Sonoma County, where dry, sunny days find rolling hills and valleys behind the magical backdrop of the country’s best vineyards.

 5 Epic California Road Adventures

Autumn is the perfect time for a drive along California’s famed roads. Blessed with ample sunshine, dramatic cliffs, towering redwoods, quiet beaches, seaside villages and iconic landmarks—give yourself time to enjoy one of America’s oldest pastimes.

Pair Your Adventure: Where to Hike in Northern California

For those looking for a bit of nature along California’s North Coast – you’ve come to the right place. From ancient redwood forests, craggy Pacific Ocean cliffs and further inland with mountains and valleys, lace up your boots for the best hikes (for all levels) in the Golden State.

Pair Your Adventure: 5 Swimming Holes

Around the country, we’re traversing the blue, tranquil waters of hidden swimming holes where plunging in invigorating waters are a great way to escape the summer heat. Adventure awaits: grab your bathing suit, a pair of water shoes, and some suntan lotion

5 Summer Spots from Canada to Greece

While many summer travelers head to larger capital cities, often filled with tourists and long lines, the world’s most rewarding and best-kept secrets are also the most affordable.

Surfs Up: Six Spots to Find Your Point Break

Surfing has long been part of American pop culture, from the 1950’s fictitious adventures of teenager Gidget to the legendary lore of California surfer Miki Dora. From coast to coast, check out these laid-back spots and later, recount your adventures with a glass of Francis Coppola Reserve wine.

How To Unplug On Your Next Adventure

Spring is the perfect time for cleaning out your closet (and if you’re not already on your way for a digital detox in Belize), it’s also a great time to unplug. Below, we share some easy tips for escaping technology.

Postcards from California: Five Spring Destinations

Spring has sprung and the Golden State is getting into the spirit. From Los Angeles to San Francisco and everywhere in between, cruise to these top destinations to experience a range of art, culture, nature, surf and of course, wine.

Where to Find Wine, Food, Travel and Literature

For close to twenty-five years, the award-winning Zoetrope: All Story magazine explores film, art and fiction with stories from guest authors like Karen Russell, Onyinye Ihezukwu and famed designers like photographer Helmut Newtown and artist Jeff Koons.

Go Analog: A Digital Detox in Belize

After months of winter hibernation, we’re craving time in the great outdoors (and away from our screens). Why not unplug on a Central America digital detox vacation with some mindful, “face to face time.”

Pair Your Adventure: Sonoma County’s Great Outdoors

Of course, you’re in Sonoma County for the world-class wine. Yet Northern California offers a bounty of natural treasures.

Time Out: The Best Yoga Retreats To Visit Now

Looking for some spring Zen?  Couple your downward dog with some surfing and swimming, head out for a long hike or nab your saddle and boots for some horseback riding.

Booking Now: South American Adventures

Welcome to South America, home to widely diverse landscapes; from rainforests to glaciers, beaches, deserts, vineyards and big city life. Below, five ideal spots to kick off your epic adventures.

Winning Winter Sports Trips

This February is abuzz with winter sports as our favorite athletes grace the world stage to compete in skiing, figure skating, snowboarding, hockey and sledding.

Survival Guide to Sundance: Screens, Slopes & Wine

This month, the 10-day celebrity-studded, independent Sundance Film Festival (Jan 18-28) commences in Park City, Utah. A magical spot for movie fans and adventure lovers alike, below is our essential checklist for this winter cinematic playground featuring Francis Ford Coppola Winery wines.

Five Epic Ski Trips For Winter

Ready to shred some snow? Powder season is upon us and there’s no shortage of wintry white slopes for skiing and snowboarding, ice-skating and bobsledding.

From California to Florida: 7 Spa Getaways

Spaaa-hhh. The new year is here and it’s time to wind down. From luxe accommodations to rustic retreats around the country, below are seven spa escapes promising the ultimate in relaxation.  No passport required.

8 Cozy Retreats For Winter From California to Vermont

With winter’s chilly days ahead—it’s time for skiing, snowboarding and brisk hikes followed by toasty fires (with marshmallows), hearty cuisine and big bathtubs.

Rewind the Conversation: Francis Ford Coppola and Anthony Bourdain

As many of you know, every Sunday evening, Anthony Bourdain hosts his beloved, globetrotting and food-savvy CNN show, Parts Unknown. In case you missed the final episode of the season, the host visited Southern Italy, what he calls the “Heel of the Boot.”

Paradise Just A Quick Flight Away: 5 Warm Winter Getaways

With the cooling temperatures and the holidays around the corner, it’s time to think about easy escape plans and preferably at the beach or nestled in the jungle thicket. 

Travel Light: 5 Great American Road Trips

From California valleys to the blue alpine lakes of Montana, the golden fall foliage of Vermont and the storied rock n’ roll roots of Tennessee, we’re constantly inspired by America’s spectacular landscapes.

Checking In 101: How to Arrive in Central America and Southern Italy

Planes, trains and automobiles. After the long journey, it’s all about the arrival. That feeling of finally landing at your destination, and then being ushered inside warm accommodations.

Now Booking: 5 Perfect Fall Girlfriend Getaways

Sure, everyone loves a family sojourn or a romantic getaway, but how about a road trip your best gal pals? In celebration of the crisp season, below are five stops to share a memorable fall weekend.