Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 at 1:02 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

On Approach: Badger Pass Opening Day

On Approach: Badger Pass Opening Day

Yosemite's own ski area is about to throw the proverbial doors wide. Read »

Thursday, Mar 1, 2012 at 6:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Oh, Here's Winter, Finally

Oh, Here's Winter, Finally

Spring is on its way. So what's this? Snowfall at some top ski areas? Read »

Thursday, Jan 26, 2012 at 1:43 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Badger Pass Opens

Badger Pass Opens

A lack of snow pushed the date; now the Yosemite play place is set to throw the gates wide on Thursday, Jan. 26. Read »

Monday, Nov 7, 2011 at 11:01 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Get Your Badger Pass Deals

Get Your Badger Pass Deals

The Yosemite play place opens in December. A sweet Tuesday deal starts in mid-January Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
Travel Kit

GET A ROOM

Hotel deals around the Golden State that don't nab all your gold.

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Giant drive-through donuts? We got your giant drive-through donuts right here.

WAKE UP IN VEGAS

Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.

LA GETAWAY

Unique hotels, ethnic festivals, warmer weather -- yes, there are reasons to head south.

SPOTLIGHT SAN DIEGO

From wine tasting in Temecula to visitng Shamu at Sea World.

BAY'S BEST

Culture, wine, boating, hiking, beachcombing, museums. You don't have to drive far to get away.