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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Friday, Nov 30, 2012 at 1:47 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Winchester Mystery House Christmas

It's got a spooky rep, but when San Jose's famous Victorian mansion puts on its... View gallery »

Monday, Aug 20, 2012 at 6:41 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Halloween Calling at the Winchester

Halloween Calling at the Winchester

Hot weather? Pah. A certain San Jose house is already dreaming of cool 'n creepy October nights. Read »

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 at 12:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Winchester-Style Friday the 13th

Winchester-Style Friday the 13th

Another spooky date? Another ringing of the San Jose landmark's bell. Read »

Friday, May 18, 2012 at 5:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wild West Winchester

Wild West Winchester

A certain famous mansion raises some dust over Memorial Day Weekend. Read »

Friday, Jan 13, 2012 at 4:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Jose's Spookiest Bell

San Jose's Spookiest Bell

What's Friday the 13th mean at the Winchester Mystery House? Why the ringing of the bell, of course. Read »

Friday, Sep 30, 2011 at 12:59 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fright Nights at Winchester Mystery House

Fright Nights at Winchester Mystery House

It's a spooky house at one of the world's most famously spooky destinations. Read »

Monday, Sep 19, 2011 at 8:22 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Winchester Illuminated

The Winchester Illuminated

Poke about one of the state's most storied mansions with only a flashlight in hand. Read »

Monday, Jun 27, 2011 at 2:00 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Avatar, the Winchester, and You

Avatar, the Winchester, and You

The Joie de Vivre hotel has a package that includes two tickets to the mysterious house. Read »

Sunday, Feb 27, 2011 at 1:54 PM
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By Mathew Luschek

The Winchester Mystery House

The Winchester Mystery House

Mysterious mansion or bad architect? 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.