Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 2:49 PM

A Bouquet of Happenings: Napa Valley Arts in April

A Bouquet of Happenings: Napa Valley Arts in April

Gallery to-dos bloom across wine country. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 at 1:19 PM

Sam's Social Club Debuts at Indian Springs Resort

Sam's Social Club Debuts at Indian Springs Resort

A fresh restaurant and other updates bloom at the Calistoga landmark. Read »

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 10:39 AM

California State Parks: Earth Day Volunteering

California State Parks: Earth Day Volunteering

Wild and beautiful spots around the state are looking for people to pitch in. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 at 2:38 PM

Support Your Local Bison: Catalina Island Conservancy Ball

Support Your Local Bison: Catalina Island Conservancy Ball

Raise funds for the furry denizens of the island while whooping it up at the Casino. Read »

Monday, Mar 23, 2015 at 9:39 PM

Yosemite National Park's 125th Anniversary Kick-Off

Yosemite National Park's 125th Anniversary Kick-Off

Make for Lower Yosemite Fall for stirring words, great views. Read »

Monday, Mar 23, 2015 at 6:34 AM

Sierra Spring: Lighten Up at Tenaya Lodge

Sierra Spring: Lighten Up at Tenaya Lodge

Wildflowers, and outdoorsy happenings, are blooming near the Yosemite-close resort. Read »

Sunday, Mar 22, 2015 at 10:19 AM

Butterfly Jungle: Wing Your Way to Safari Park

Butterfly Jungle: Wing Your Way to Safari Park

Eye Orange Julias, Tailed Jays, and more breeze-catching beauties. Read »

Sunday, Mar 22, 2015 at 10:20 AM

Mousequerade: Dress Up at D23 Expo

Mousequerade: Dress Up at D23 Expo

The Disney mega convention is in August, which means you best get going on that amazing costume pronto. Read »

Friday, Mar 20, 2015 at 4:16 PM

Monterey Open Sea Exhibit: Now With More Sardines

Monterey Open Sea Exhibit: Now With More Sardines

The aquarium adds 3,000 new sardines (making 12,000 total). Read »

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 at 9:43 PM

Silverado Celebration: Pink Wine for a Pink Moon

Silverado Celebration: Pink Wine for a Pink Moon

Quaff rosé under the stars (and eat great gourmet vittles, too). 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.
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.