Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 2:50 PM

Lucero Olive Mill: Spring Bloom Gathering

Lucero Olive Mill: Spring Bloom Gathering

Discover what goes into growing an olive, in Corning. Read »

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 4:48 PM

Magic Kingdom Sweepstakes: Disneyland Diamond Days

Magic Kingdom Sweepstakes: Disneyland Diamond Days

The big 60th anniversary is ahead and Mouse-y prizes are afoot. Read »

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Crispy by the Coast: Monterey BaconFest

Crispy by the Coast: Monterey BaconFest

Raise your Bacon Margarita to all that is snappy and salty. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 9:47 PM

Beachy Keen: Wine, Waves, and Beyond

Beachy Keen: Wine, Waves, and Beyond

Vintage VWs, surf films, and vino tasting sweeten a very SLO weekend. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 11:06 AM

Central Coast Celebration: PASO ARTSFEST

Central Coast Celebration: PASO ARTSFEST

The summer season starts strong with a Hearst Castle happening and an Artmaker Dinner. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 12:01 PM

Green Globes of Goodness: Castroville Artichoke Festival

Green Globes of Goodness: Castroville Artichoke Festival

Live tunes, kid to-dos, and many dippable delights await. Read »

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 9:46 PM

Nick's Cove: Food and Farm Tour Packages

Nick's Cove: Food and Farm Tour Packages

Head out on a multi-hour exploration of West Marin's bounties. Read »

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 3:04 PM

Animal X-Rays: Santa Barbara Exhibit Debuts

Animal X-Rays: Santa Barbara Exhibit Debuts

Eye 28 radiographs at the Santa Barbara Zoo's Discovery Pavilion. Read »

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 4:28 PM

#Instameet: National Park Fans to Meet Up

#Instameet: National Park Fans to Meet Up

Lovers of the outdoors will say hello to each other at specific parks. Read »

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 5:53 PM

Chili, Pacific Breezes, and Cambria Charm

Chili, Pacific Breezes, and Cambria Charm

Stroll among vintage autos and eat hearty stews. 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.