Patty Burness

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Planning a trip to wine country? One advantage of living in the San Francisco Bay Area is that you can go in any direction...

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Instead of the usual trip north to Napa or Sonoma, why not head east from San Francisco to the Livermore Valley for a day...

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As you make plans for a weekend getaway, keep this in mind: Carmel and Monterey are a quick two hour drive south of the...

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You'll be on the top of the world after about an hour flight from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes. At over 11,000 feet, Mammoth...

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For those who think Portland is all about rain, a trip to this lively city will open your eyes to its other liquids -...

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Chile is a land of contrasts - desert in the north and the glaciers of Patagonia in the South; the Pacific Ocean on the...

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It used to be that people would drive through Napa on their way to someplace else. Not any more. There are so many choices:...

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Peru is spectacular- a contrast of ancient and modern that blends together from the Amazon Basin to the Andes and the Pacific. Enjoy Peru...

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Hollywood is one fun place to visit. If you think it's the playground for only the rich and famous, forget that notion and hop...