September is the time to start thinking about California State Parks camping reservations for next April. On October 1 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time, they'll release the entire month of April at once. Everything you need to know is here.
Yosemite's High Sierra Camps are so popular that you have to get your name into a lottery, just to have a chance of getting a spot. Applications are taken online at their website from September 1 through November 1. More about the High Sierra Camps.
San Diego Restaurant Week starts Sept. 16. Use this guide to plan your dining.