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7 Stunning Santa Barbara Airbnb Rentals

With miles of soft beach, a lively downtown, local passion for water sports, and a stunning mountainous backdrop, Santa Barbara, California—the American Riviera—certainly has a lot going for it. If you’re like us, you don’t live there, but you wish you did! We’ll just have to settle for visiting. Luckily, with websites like Airbnb, we can stay for a few days—or for […]

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Hang 10: ‘The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer’

Happy Friday, and welcome to August! For many people, it’s back-to-school season, but for some, summer stretches on. Regardless of whether you’re gearing up for fall or still soaking up the summer sun, take a second to check out our picks from around the web. Is your Pinterest looking a little dull? Add some excitement by following these top travel […]

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Hang 10: July 29

Happy Friday! If your week has been as busy as ours, you haven’t had time to keep up with everything happening around the web. The good news is, you don’t have to! Read our round-up of our favorite finds from the week and spend your weekend relaxing, not trying to play catch-up. Everyone needs to try this unbelievably delicious watermelon champagne. New drink […]

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Hang 10: July 22

Happy Friday! Hang 10 with us this week with our favorite finds from around the web: Whether you’re a SUP (stand-up paddleboarding) pro or you’ve never done it before, Montage Laguna Beach is offering a 3-night “SUP with a Pro” getaway. Guests can learn from pro Buzzy Kerbox on the exclusive expedition—this is an experience you don’t want to miss! […]

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First Look: Esperanza, An Auberge Resort, Reopens Beautifully in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

by Travel Editor Tracey Minkin The hand-woven, palapa roofs are back, and so is Esperanza, An Auberge Resort, on its glorious stretch of Baja sand at Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. With its official reopening this month, Esperanza returns from the devastation of Hurricane Odile last September that shuttered it for nearly nine long months. For those guests who already loved Esperanza’s understated luxury, superb spa, […]

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Suitcase Crush: The Quartermaster from Ebby Rane

by Travel Editor Tracey Minkin I’ve owned a small gray carry-on suitcase that has spun through airports with me from Beijing to the Baja, and I’ve always been faithful. But I’m ready not only to cheat on that suitcase… I’m ready to break up with it forever. Because I’ve fallen in love with The Quartermaster by Ebby Rane, a sexy […]

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First Look: One and Only Palmilla Resort Reopens in High Style in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

By Travel Editor Tracey Minkin The hashtag of choice at One&Only Palmilla, the esteemed luxury resort and spa on the tawny-colored, tiny-pebbled beach of Cabo San Lucas in Baja California, Mexico, is #thelegendreturns. And I am just returned from three days at One&Only to say that the hashtag fits. What was already great prior to Hurricane Odile’s flattening attack on the beloved hideaway last […]

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How To Travel Like an Insider: Charleston, South Carolina

By travel editor Tracey Minkin Greetings from Charleston, South Carolina! I’m here at Charleston Insiders’ Weekend, enjoying this glorious coastal city with hundreds of guests at events all weekend. At tonight’s Coastal Living dinner at Charleston Grill, I shared my tips on how to travel like an insider no matter where you go, which begins with a personal list of the types of […]

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Is There Anything Better than Daffodil Weekend on Nantucket? Nope.

Those really in the know (we see you, @nantucketblackbook) call it #daffy15. We know it as the Nantucket Daffodil Festival, the island’s annual spring coming out party, a weekend full of all things yellow, blooming, and joyous. And it’s this weekend, April 24-26.   This gorgeous coastal getaway is glorious on any day year-round, but we do love how the community […]

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Come Party in Charleston, South Carolina, With Us!

Coastal Living is heading to Charleston, South Carolina, next weekend! Join us! On April 30 through May 3, our editors will descend on the Holy City, along with a handful of editors from several of our sister magazines, like Travel + Leisure, Southern Living, Food & Wine, and Departures, for our first-ever Charleston Insiders’ Weekend.   The weekend is packed with dinners, brunches, and “insider adventures” that […]

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