Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 11:27 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Harvest Fest: Mega Craft Fair Hits the Road

Harvest Fest: Mega Craft Fair Hits the Road

Ornaments, artworks, baked goods, more: Fall gets huge in Ventura (and beyond). Read »

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 10:26 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Joshua Tree Music Fest: Vibes Among the Boulders

Joshua Tree Music Fest: Vibes Among the Boulders

Journey to the desert for a Positive Vibration Station and connection of a most musical sort. Read »

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 9:23 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Felton Festival of Steam

A Felton Festival of Steam

A harvest faire and steamy train rides toot-toot at Roaring Camp Railroads. Read »

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 6:47 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Yosemite Summons Tolkien to Advise Hikers

Yosemite Summons Tolkien to Advise Hikers

A weekend Facebook post turns to a famous book to gain attention. Read »

Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 at 9:33 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sactown Spirits: Ghosty Gold Rush Tales

Sactown Spirits: Ghosty Gold Rush Tales

Head into Old Sacramento -- if you dare. (You totally dare.) Read »

Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 at 9:45 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Ye Olde NorCal Renaissance Faire

Ye Olde NorCal Renaissance Faire

Things are getting mighty royal 'round Casa de Fruta. Read »

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 11:05 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

150 Years: Historic Hot Springs Reach a Milestone

150 Years: Historic Hot Springs Reach a Milestone

Mono County's Benton Hot Springs keep a-bubblin' into the future. Read »

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 2:47 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Plumas County: A Fall Color Tour

Plumas County: A Fall Color Tour

Longing for a lazy day fall drive? Make for one of California's most colorful stretches. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 11:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

New Vegas: Delano Hotel Debuts

It's a "touch of South Beach on the Strip" next to Mandalay Bay. See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 10:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rocking in the Redwoods: Old Grove Festival

Rocking in the Redwoods: Old Grove Festival

Headliner Mother Hips plays a unique tree-close outside venue, to support a tree-loving cause 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.