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Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 9:47 PM

SLS Beverly Hills: Holiday Indulgence

SLS Beverly Hills: Holiday Indulgence

Enjoy an overnight plus a peppermint-posh spa treatment. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 10:14 AM

Bright Boats of Channel Islands Harbor

Bright Boats of Channel Islands Harbor

It's a shore-close soiree with plenty of water-reflective lights. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Cosmic: Death Valley Star Celebration

Cosmic: Death Valley Star Celebration

Admire the wider universe from this desert-based winter must-do. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 1:55 PM

Cinema '17: Palm Springs International Film Fest

Cinema '17: Palm Springs International Film Fest

It's a dazzler of a desert party (with oodles of stars in tow). Read »

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New: Sip, Savor & Stroll Healdsburg

New: Sip, Savor & Stroll Healdsburg

Visit Healdsburg Inn on the Plaza for this get-to-know-the-town treat. Read »

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 4:28 PM

Go 'Round the Mountain' at Mount Diablo

Go 'Round the Mountain' at Mount Diablo

The New Year's Eve Eve event is a bracing way to face 2017. Read »

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 11:52 AM

Desert Sky Show: Geminids and Ursids

Desert Sky Show: Geminids and Ursids

The meteor shower makes its wowza return. Read »

Sunday, Dec 4, 2016 at 9:47 AM

Morro Bay Boat Parade

Morro Bay Boat Parade

It's a vivacious outing next to the famous volcanic plug. Read »

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 11:51 AM

A Whale of a Holiday Party

A Whale of a Holiday Party

Santa Cruz's Ms. Blue will once again be done up in bright bulbs. Read »

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 11:24 AM

Desert Yuletide: La Quinta Resort & Club

Desert Yuletide: La Quinta Resort & Club

Find your inner "It's a Wonderful Life" spirit at the historic property. 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.