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Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 11:51 AM

A Whale of a Holiday Party

A Whale of a Holiday Party

Santa Cruz's Ms. Blue will once again be done up in bright bulbs. Read »

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Desert Yuletide: La Quinta Resort & Spa

Desert Yuletide: La Quinta Resort & Spa

Find your inner "It's a Wonderful Life" spirit at the historic property. Read »

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 2:28 PM

Tractors to Twinkle in Calistoga

Tractors to Twinkle in Calistoga

The Napa Valley favorite brings the Christmas spirit to construction equipment, trucks, and more. Read »

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 9:42 PM

Leaves Hold On: Fall's Not Quite Done

Leaves Hold On: Fall's Not Quite Done

Find hue-bright foliage before winter says its first hello. Read »

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM

Catalina Island's Festive December

Catalina Island's Festive December

A First Friday at the museum, shopping to-dos, and more dot the calendar. Read »

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 9:41 PM

Evening Idyll: Cambria Christmas Market

Evening Idyll: Cambria Christmas Market

Wear something warm and shop/stroll the quaint village. Read »

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Furnace Creek's Pre-Holiday Deal

Furnace Creek's Pre-Holiday Deal

No stress here: Steal away to the desert when the bustle becomes too bustle-y. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 9:56 PM

Historic Holiday in Monterey's Adobes

Historic Holiday in Monterey's Adobes

Celebrate "Christmas in the Adobes" around the ocean-close burg. Read »

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 9:44 AM

Solvang Sweet: Hotel Corque Gingerbread

Solvang Sweet: Hotel Corque Gingerbread

The lobby-lovely tradition dovetails nicely with Julefest. Read »

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 11:00 PM

Wintry Camping in Nevada City

Wintry Camping in Nevada City

The Inn Town Campground welcomes holiday-happy vacationers. Read »

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