Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Pick Me! Fruit Crate Art and the California Dream

Pick Me! Fruit Crate Art and the California Dream

The Railroad Museum is looking back at the labels that helped mythologize the Golden State. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 8, 2011 at 3:50 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

An Early St. Patrick's in Old Sacramento

An Early St. Patrick's in Old Sacramento

The bands'll be brassing through the historic quarter. Read »

Thursday, Mar 3, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mardi Gras Pub 'n Grub Crawl

Mardi Gras Pub 'n Grub Crawl

Old Sacramento's getting Fat Tuesday going early. 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.

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