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Diya Marketing owner Kirti Dwivedi was a food and beverage “influencer” long before the term was coined, so her vacations often revolve around food and drink. Her recent trip to Napa and the San Francisco Bay Area with boyfriend Bobby Borszich was no exception. “In the Bay Area, there are so many amazing cocktail bars and restaurants that you really can’t go wrong,” Dwivedi says. The Morris This eatery in San Francisco’s Potrero Flats immediately...

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Pack your skis and winter jacket for a getaway in Aspen – the ritziest of Colorado’s fabled Rocky Mountain resort towns. Shredding fresh mountain powder, trying new restaurants and wine tasting are all on the menu. Mini Jimmy’s ’Tis the season to warm up with wine and spirit tastings at Mini Jimmy’s, a new intimate speakeasy within Jimmy’s restaurant. Choose from a delicious selection of spirits like mezcal, Scotch or Japanese whiskey, or your choice...

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When John F. Kennedy convalesced at Castle Hot Springs following his World War II duty, he didn’t have Instagram to distract him. Founded in 1896, the health and wellness resort catered to prominent clans like the Kennedys, Roosevelts and Wrigleys before falling into disrepair and closing in the 1970s. Following a multimillion-dollar renovation, it reopened to the public last year, and launched its current season in October (it’ll be open through May then close for...

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Trailing Off: Enchantment Resort in Sedona, profiled at the top of this Explore section, is certainly all-in with the trail thing. In late October, the 218-room resort – epically ensconced in lush Boynton Canyon – broke ground on the Trail House, a one-of-a-kind staging lounge for hiking and biking that will open in summer 2020. More details to come. enchantmentresort.com Leaf-Peeper Alert: With prime fall color lasting just a few weeks in Arizona, Amara Resort...

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Coconino Missionary: Mormon Lake Lodge, one of Arizona’s true high-elevation treats, has a new equine-themed package designed to lure Valley folks to the mountains for a quickie autumn getaway. The Giddyap Mountain Getaway package ($198-$239/night) includes a 90-minute horseback ride for two, plus breakfast, lunch or dinner. Offer good through October 15. mormonlakelodge.com Making Like Magnum: If Hawaii travel is in your fall/winter plans, the Hotel Wailea in Maui offers this sweetener: a joyride in...

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“I had to skip wine,” CRUjiente Tacos chef/co-owner (and big-time wine guy) Rich Hinojosa says, his face full of regret. “We kind of focused on food and all the architecture.” This past summer, Hinojosa and his 15-year-old daughter visited Italy for the first time, traveling through Rome, Modena, Florence and small villages in Tuscany with family friends. He shares their highlights. Da Nerbone “There were two things I had to eat when we got to...

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Looking to get out of town this Labor Day weekend? Arizona boasts a slew of short drives that are sure to make lasting memories. Hop in the car and make the most of this three-day weekend and the Grand Canyon State’s unique landscape with these three adventure itineraries.   Page What to do: This unassuming town in northern Arizona is home to some of the most breathtaking natural scenery this side of Lake Powell. Hike...

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