California Wine Country

Top 10 value hotels in the US

Ever regret the amount of money you spent on a hotel room when it came time to check out?  The comforting news is that there are a number of properties in cities around the country...

10 easiest road trip weekend escapes

Summer is almost here, so it’s time to start planning your weekend escapes.  Here are 10 easy road trips to take this year, developed by Lonely Planet travel editor Robert Reid and...

Northern California’s secret wine country

Unlike its ever-popular cousins to the south, Sonoma and Napa, Boonville, California, doesn’t have tour buses chugging between wineries, swanky spas or the latest “it” restaurant b...

10 most precious places on Earth

Many of the world's most stunning tourist sites are considered in peril due to environmental pressures.  On Earth Day, here's a reminder about what's at stake and possible ways to ...