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Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 9:09 PM

Road Trip Summer: Cambria Beach Lodge

Road Trip Summer: Cambria Beach Lodge

Stay close to the sand at a refurbished spot that's all about that toolin'-around spirit. Read »

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 3:13 PM

Moonlight Kayak at Whiskeytown Lake

Moonlight Kayak at Whiskeytown Lake

Follow a ranger out onto the expansive body of water as the evening deepens. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 9:19 PM

New: Locally Focused Hotel Book Programs

New: Locally Focused Hotel Book Programs

Find a book that reflects the lit character of the area at The Inn Above Tide in Sausalito and The Laurel Inn in Presidio Heights. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 2:24 PM

2017 Italian Street Painting Marin

2017 Italian Street Painting Marin

100+ Madonnari will create sidewalk symphonies with colorful chalk, in San Rafael. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 2:25 PM

Disney's Grand Californian: Swimming Hole Refresh

Disney's Grand Californian: Swimming Hole Refresh

The hotel's pool area recently made a re-debut after a deck renovation. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 12:19 PM

LA Stay: Original Farmers Market Package

LA Stay: Original Farmers Market Package

Book a night at the Élan Hotel and shop/sup at the public market landmark. Read »

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 10:13 PM

Evenings by the Bay in Monterey

Evenings by the Bay in Monterey

Prepare for live music, sips aplenty, and a twilight-cool vibe, at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Read »

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 2:22 PM

Western Railway: Extended Summer Hours

Western Railway: Extended Summer Hours

Explore vintage cars during the Suisun City destination's warm-weather run. Read »

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 8:42 AM

Dog Day Afternoon at Cavallo Point Lodge

Dog Day Afternoon at Cavallo Point Lodge

Sweet tail-waggers are the stars at the Sausalito to-do. Read »

Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 at 10:22 AM

World Giraffe Day at Safari West

World Giraffe Day at Safari West

Admire the spotted superstars while spending Father's Day at the Santa Rosa animal preserve. 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.