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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Thursday, Jan 10, 2013 at 10:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

All Aboard the Crab & Wine Express

All Aboard the Crab & Wine Express

The Skunk Train goes culinary during Mendocino's salty-sweet celebration. Read »

Monday, May 7, 2012 at 11:53 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tracks to Kayaks

Tracks to Kayaks

The Skunk Train has a great ticket for people who need to get on the river in addition to the rails. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Winding Rails and Mushroom Hikes

Winding Rails and Mushroom Hikes

If you're heading to Mendo's mondo Mushroom Festival, swing by the Skunky for a fun(gi) ride. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2011 at 9:24 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Spooky Skunky

The Spooky Skunky

The Great Pumpkin Express is getting ready to take to the tracks. Read »

Thursday, Mar 10, 2011 at 1:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Skunky Says Summer's Coming

Skunky Says Summer's Coming

And just in time for the Mendo area whale fests. Read »

Monday, Jan 24, 2011 at 3:40 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Crab & Wine Express

The Crab & Wine Express

Savory seafood, good vino, and redwoods? It's a delish day out near Fort Bragg. 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.