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Bracebridge Dinner: Get Your Ticket Now

Bracebridge Dinner: Get Your Ticket Now

Ye olde Yosemite fun: Join the medieval merriment this December. Read »

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 9:05 PM

SLO Soiree: Roll Out the Barrels

SLO Soiree: Roll Out the Barrels

The new 4x2 Passports, giving attendees eight tastes over two days, is one highlight. Read »

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 1:25 PM

The Mountain Play's 'Beauty and the Beast'

The Mountain Play's 'Beauty and the Beast'

It's the 104th season for the iconic alfresco theatrical treat. Read »

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 9:09 PM

37 Cloves: Gilroy Eating Contest

37 Cloves: Gilroy Eating Contest

That's the one-minute record to beat at the 2017 hot-of-mouth gathering. Read »

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:49 PM

Summer Cottage: Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe

Summer Cottage: Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe

Book a "multi-room lakeside residence" and wile away a sun-splashed day. Read »

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 11:18 AM

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week

Choose from more than 100 desert-cool eateries and find a toothsome deal. Read »

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:30 AM

Monterey Baconfest: Summer Sizzle

Monterey Baconfest: Summer Sizzle

Spend the first Saturday of summertime at this savory, salty shindig. Read »

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 7:43 AM

AvoMargFest: Morro Bay Fiesta

AvoMargFest: Morro Bay Fiesta

Find your guac-perfect dish, and lime-loveliest sip on the Saturday after Labor Day. Read »

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 8:33 PM

Mono County: Photo-Perfect Spots

Mono County: Photo-Perfect Spots

Spring has arrived at (most of) the breathtaking Eastern Sierra region. Read »

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:05 AM

Cavallo Point Lodge: Summer of Love

Cavallo Point Lodge: Summer of Love

The historic hotel is helping guests get into the wayback groove of '67. 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.