Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 5:11 PM

Wild Valentines in Walnut Creek

Wild Valentines in Walnut Creek

A few holiday-sweet programs fill the Lindsay Wildlife Museum. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 9:32 AM

Springtime Sipping Supreme: Savor Sonoma Valley

Springtime Sipping Supreme: Savor Sonoma Valley

Twenty wineries are on board for the big event's 25th outing. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 10:55 AM

Calistoga Cute: Olive My Valentine

Calistoga Cute: Olive My Valentine

Don't have a sweet tooth but adore the sweetest holiday? You're in luck. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 2:28 PM

Tunes, Eats, Wine: Yountville Live Festival

Tunes, Eats, Wine: Yountville Live Festival

O.A.R. will play the March party. Read »

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 at 12:15 PM

Valentine's Cute: Free Schulz Museum Entry for Red-Haired Guests

Valentine's Cute: Free Schulz Museum Entry for Red-Haired Guests

The Santa Rosa institution approaches the love holiday with a loving wink. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 11:40 AM

Snowy Doings Among the Silent Giants

Snowy Doings Among the Silent Giants

Need to hear absolutely nothing for a bit? Go Sequoia. Read »

Sunday, Jan 25, 2015 at 1:15 PM

Spam Love on the Sacramento River

Spam Love on the Sacramento River

Isleton fetes the canned wonder with a day of spammy fun. Read »

Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 3:39 PM

The Claremont at 100

The Claremont at 100

The Berkeley landmark offers a package in celebration of its centennial. Read »

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 9:52 PM

Sup Among Stars: Santa Barbara Film Feast

Sup Among Stars: Santa Barbara Film Feast

What's on the table complements what's on the big screen. Read »

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 1:02 PM

Cab Confab: Silver Oak Release Day

Cab Confab: Silver Oak Release Day

Sunshine and velvety sips are the star twosome in Oakville. 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.