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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 2:22 PM

Western Railway: Extended Summer Hours

Western Railway: Extended Summer Hours

Explore vintage cars during the Suisun City destination's warm-weather run. Read »

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 8:42 AM

Dog Day Afternoon at Cavallo Point Lodge

Dog Day Afternoon at Cavallo Point Lodge

Sweet tail-waggers are the stars at the Sausalito to-do. Read »

Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 at 10:22 AM

World Giraffe Day at Safari West

World Giraffe Day at Safari West

Admire the spotted superstars while spending Father's Day at the Santa Rosa animal preserve. Read »

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 10:04 PM

August Awe: Lassen Dark Sky Festival

August Awe: Lassen Dark Sky Festival

Astronomers and cosmos lovers'll gather at the national park for talks, events, wonder. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 9:21 PM

Stay and Play for San Francisco Pride

Stay and Play for San Francisco Pride

Save on your Joie de Vivre stay-over during the upcoming celebration. Read »

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 8:45 AM

Mammoth Mountain: Ski, Bike & Golf in a Day

Mammoth Mountain: Ski, Bike & Golf in a Day

Can you do all three in a day? Find out, over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Read »

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 10:50 AM

Canary Hotel: Sip & Swirl Wine Series

Canary Hotel: Sip & Swirl Wine Series

Spend a golden, afternoon-into-evening moment on a pretty Santa Barbara rooftop, enjoying wine, views, and conversation. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:06 PM

Yosemite: Moonlight Valley Floor Tour

Yosemite: Moonlight Valley Floor Tour

Board the tram for an after-sundown, sight-epic evening event. Read »

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 11:58 AM

Garden Court Hotel: Take the Lift Home Deal

Garden Court Hotel: Take the Lift Home Deal

Spend a Friday through Sunday night at the Palo Alto stay-over spot and save. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 2:27 PM

Sunshine on Sale: Indian Wells Getaway

Sunshine on Sale: Indian Wells Getaway

Score a gratis third night at a poolful desert resort. Plus? There are other perks to enjoy, too. 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.