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Dreams of Snow: Tram Contest Ahead

Dreams of Snow: Tram Contest Ahead

Late September is a roaster, but the Palm Springs attraction wants you to think winter. Read »

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 10:07 PM

CAKE Expo: Del Mar Delights

CAKE Expo: Del Mar Delights

The just-before-Halloween treat to-do will cover all things baking. Read »

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Re-Opening: Living Desert Hiking Trails

Re-Opening: Living Desert Hiking Trails

Take a peaceful stroll near the Palm Desert animal park. Read »

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Condors Fundraiser: Big Sur Bash

Condors Fundraiser: Big Sur Bash

Feathers in Flight supports the beautiful birds in numerous ways. Read »

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 10:08 PM

Craft Celebration at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Craft Celebration at The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Gather on the hotel's lawn for an array of elegant eats, beverages. Read »

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 11:23 AM

Central Coast Suds: SLO Beer Week

Central Coast Suds: SLO Beer Week

Spend a few days among masterful brewers while chowing around San Luis Obispo. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 8:53 PM

Pumpkin Cute: Bernese Mountain Dog Day

Pumpkin Cute: Bernese Mountain Dog Day

The romp-sweet Fidos'll play at Farmer John's in Half Moon Bay. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 5:33 PM

History 'N Halloween: The Haunted Fort

History 'N Halloween: The Haunted Fort

Venture to a Sacramento landmark for a night of eerie times gone by. Read »

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 12:42 PM

Mondo Celtic Gathering in Grass Valley

Mondo Celtic Gathering in Grass Valley

A woodsy atmosphere and lilting tunes fill out the early fall tradition. Read »

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 5:22 PM

Oktoberfest at Camp Richardson

Oktoberfest at Camp Richardson

Longing to savor bratwurst near Lake Tahoe? Here's your party. 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.