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Railtown 1897: April Rides Opening

Railtown 1897: April Rides Opening

Toot-toot among the wildflowers of the Sierra foothills Gold Country. Read »

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 10:37 AM

WonderCon: OC Pop Culture-a-Rama

WonderCon: OC Pop Culture-a-Rama

Sergio Aragonés, Mark Evanier, and a host of special guests are already on the slate for the early-spring convention. Read »

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 10:36 AM

Wildflowers: Find Mono County Blooms

Wildflowers: Find Mono County Blooms

The petal-prettiest time in the Eastern Sierra is nearly nigh. Read »

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 9:18 PM

Magic's Afoot on the Queen Mary

Magic's Afoot on the Queen Mary

"Fantasea" returns with a flight of illusionists in tow. Read »

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 10:37 AM

'Beauty & the Beast' Tea at SLS Hotel

'Beauty & the Beast' Tea at SLS Hotel

The posh-pretty, whimsy-minded Beverly Hills hotel has a few fairy tale doings afoot. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 9:51 PM

Swallows Day Parade: Capistrano History

Swallows Day Parade: Capistrano History

A mercado starts out the festive morning in San Juan Capistrano. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 2:17 PM

Eye-Popping: Flower Fields to Open

Eye-Popping: Flower Fields to Open

The colorful Carlsbad spread is only open a few weeks each year. Read »

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 2:46 PM

Buellton Wine and Chili Festival

Buellton Wine and Chili Festival

It's a meaty, merlot-esque kind of March party around the wine country town. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 10:47 AM

Lake Tahoe: Hotel Becket Deal

Lake Tahoe: Hotel Becket Deal

The recently debuted Joie de Vivre property has a "sweater weather" offer on through the middle of April. Read »

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 5:22 PM

Taste of Yountville: Welcome Spring

Taste of Yountville: Welcome Spring

Yountville Live is also happening over the same big weekend. 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.
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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.