Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:25 PM

Mono County's Wildflower May

Mono County's Wildflower May

Longing to see a bit more of a bloom? Head to the Eastern Sierra. Read »

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 11:11 AM

Nature-Close Cool: Redwood Mountain Faire

Nature-Close Cool: Redwood Mountain Faire

Make for the trees near Santa Cruz and this annual summer-starting jamboree. Read »

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:07 PM

Memorial Day Weekend on a Famous Train

Memorial Day Weekend on a Famous Train

Take a jaunt to Jamestown for old-fashioned fun-having on the Sierra No. 3. Read »

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 12:25 PM

Kinetic Quirky: Grand Showdown in Humboldt

Kinetic Quirky: Grand Showdown in Humboldt

Some of the most vivacious vehicles are ready for their surreal showdown. Read »

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:09 PM

Mission Inn: Heroes' Welcome Package

Mission Inn: Heroes' Welcome Package

The historic Riverside Inn is honoring military members and first responders over Memorial Day Weekend. Read »

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:34 PM

World Ocean Day in Monterey

World Ocean Day in Monterey

Crafts and tunes are part of the ecosystem-honoring aquarium weekend. Read »

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 1:38 PM

The Epiphany: New Bubble Brunch

The Epiphany: New Bubble Brunch

Making for Palo Alto? Start your weekend day with a posh meal, and beverages, downtown. Read »

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 12:21 PM

Mammoth Bike Park: 5 New Trails

Mammoth Bike Park: 5 New Trails

Pop a wheelie at the cool-temp'd summer destination. Read »

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:29 PM

Strawberry Time in Arroyo Grande

Strawberry Time in Arroyo Grande

The Pismo Beach-close charmer is all about the seed-sweet fruit over Memorial Day Weekend. Read »

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 8:32 PM

On the Way: California WorldFest

On the Way: California WorldFest

Yoga, tunes, art, and nice vibes make for good times in Grass Valley. 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.