Worth the Trip | A Guide to Nearby Getaways | NBC Bay Area
Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
3 hours ago

Tioga Pass to Open: Hello, Summer

Tioga Pass to Open: Hello, Summer

All of that prodigious snow has been cleared from the iconic Sierra route. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 3:02 PM

Nepenthe Big Sur: Community-Sweet Pursuits

Nepenthe Big Sur: Community-Sweet Pursuits

The iconic restaurant is weathering the road closures with table tennis, knit groups, and more. Read »

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 9:21 PM

Antiques Aplenty: Moss Landing Street Fair

Antiques Aplenty: Moss Landing Street Fair

Eye the wares of 200+ booths on the last Sunday in July. Read »

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 12:28 PM

Vista Blue Spa in Monterey: Newly Renovated

Vista Blue Spa in Monterey: Newly Renovated

Soak in the sights from the rooftop sundeck while awaiting your next relaxing service. Read »

Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 at 11:44 AM

Gilroy Garlic Festival: Gourmet Alley Peek

Gilroy Garlic Festival: Gourmet Alley Peek

Snack spicily, from garlic bread to zesty fried garlic calamari. Read »

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 12:53 PM

Historical Adventure: Friends of Bodie Day

Historical Adventure: Friends of Bodie Day

Peek in windows, stroll storied streets, and discover old tales at the Mono County ghost town. Read »

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 5:25 PM

Avila Beach Yoga & Art Festival

Avila Beach Yoga & Art Festival

Journey to the spectacular spot for classes, workshops, and meditative moments. Read »

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 1:47 PM

Bridgeville: Bridgefest Flying Saucer Contest

Bridgeville: Bridgefest Flying Saucer Contest

The Humboldt County community brings a sense of cosmic quirky to its summertime party. Read »

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 »

About
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.