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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 7:17 PM

Hollywood Roosevelt: Awards Season Packages

Hollywood Roosevelt: Awards Season Packages

Attend an Oscar-viewing party in the very spot where the ceremony was first held. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 11:08 AM

Catalina Express: Two-for-One Birthday Deal

Catalina Express: Two-for-One Birthday Deal

Savor a (birth)day out on an island with your best bud (for less). Read »

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 10:50 PM

Wine Country Mmm: Santa Ynez Valley Restaurant Week

Wine Country Mmm: Santa Ynez Valley Restaurant Week

Vino is a star, as are a number of foodie favorites around the grape-laden region. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 7:17 PM

Snowy Outing at Lassen Volcanic

Snowy Outing at Lassen Volcanic

Join a park ranger for a snowshoe tromp through the gorgeous, peak-pretty landscape. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Main Street Electrical Parade: Disneyland Return

Main Street Electrical Parade: Disneyland Return

The nighttime spectacular is back in Anaheim (but only through the middle of June). Read »

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 9:42 AM

Palm Springs Snazz: Cake & Cocktails

Palm Springs Snazz: Cake & Cocktails

Indulge with historian Charles Phoenix at the Monkey Tree Hotel. Read »

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 11:58 AM

National Parks: First Fee-Free Day of 2017

National Parks: First Fee-Free Day of 2017

The nationwide system of parks, sites, and monuments will waive admission on Monday, Jan. 16. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 12:09 PM

Death Valley Valentine's: Romantic Getaway

Death Valley Valentine's: Romantic Getaway

February is gorgeous in the national park. Read »

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 11:16 AM

Queen Mary New: Local Band Hangout

Queen Mary New: Local Band Hangout

Dance aboard the famous ocean-liner to a host of rockin' live sounds. Read »

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 at 9:52 PM

San Diego Sweet: Girl Scout Cookie Desserts

San Diego Sweet: Girl Scout Cookie Desserts

Thin Mints and other sweet classics'll pop up in interesting dishes around mid-January. 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.