Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 at 10:34 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Heart of Sonoma Holiday Open House

Heart of Sonoma Holiday Open House

Some 27 wineries'll put out the holiday cheer over one convivial weekend. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sonoma Valley Crush

Sonoma Valley Crush

You know wine. You love wine. But have you learned to make wine? 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.