Magazine article Sunset

A Haven in the Park

Magazine article Sunset

A Haven in the Park

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National park lodges don't get built every day. That's why the 20 new camp cabins in Lassen Volcanic National Park, about three hours north of Sacramento, are something to cheer for. Built a stone's throw from pine-fringed Manzanita Lake, the cabins have picnic tables and fire rings, plus a camp store with kayak rentals for paddles on the lake. Welcome to summer vacation, the way it's meant to be. From $57; lassenrecreation.com

Summer in the city

Let everyone else flee the city for spendy vacations white you stick around for ball games, ice cream cones, and movies on the lawn.

PORTLAND [right arrow] or [vector] The best ways to cool off are a splash through the Salmon Street Springs Fountain (pictured and yes, grown-ups do this), or a mint cone at Ruby Jewel Scoop (rubyjewel.net). For a dose of summer nostalgia, watch the Adult Soapbox Derby on August 13 at Mt. Tabor Park (soapboxracer.com), or pack a picnic for an after-hours concert at the Oregon Zoo (oregonzoo.org),

L.A. [right arrow] or [vector] Balmy summer nights mean free concerts with a view of the Ferris wheel at the postcard-perfect Santa Monica pier (santamonicapier. …

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