Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 6:23 PM

Drakesbad: Old-Fashioned Ranch Charm

Drakesbad: Old-Fashioned Ranch Charm

Step into a stay that's sans electricity, at Lassen Volcanic National Park. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 11:23 AM

Salsa Fest: Oxnard's Piquant Party

Salsa Fest: Oxnard's Piquant Party

Whether you prefer the dip or the dance, you'll find your fun. Read »

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 10:57 PM

Salty Snouts: Surf Dog Classes

Salty Snouts: Surf Dog Classes

Learn to paddleboard with your pooch, in Del Mar. Read »

Saturday, Jun 25, 2016 at 4:32 PM

Pony Party at L'Auberge Del Mar

Pony Party at L'Auberge Del Mar

Don your outlandish hat and make for a hotel bash near the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Read »

Sunday, Jun 19, 2016 at 8:39 AM

Safari West: A Quartet of Hoglets

Safari West: A Quartet of Hoglets

A girl and three boys were born to a resident warthog at the Santa Rosa animal preserve. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 12:24 PM

Flower Fantasy: LotusFest! 2016

Flower Fantasy: LotusFest! 2016

Journey to Santa Barbara for a lark at a landmark. Read »

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 12:31 PM

Palm Springs Tram: Military Days

Palm Springs Tram: Military Days

Members of the military receive free admission in July. Read »

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 6:03 PM

Santa Barbara's Summer Solstice Shindig

Santa Barbara's Summer Solstice Shindig

The procession is bright, feathery, and full of festive spirit. Read »

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 5:52 PM

Happy World Sea Turtle Day

Happy World Sea Turtle Day

Incorporate more flipper-fun goodness in your life with some Monterey Bay Aquarium wallpaper. Read »

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 4:07 PM

Summer Solstice Saunter

Summer Solstice Saunter

Commune with our nearest star while enjoying Mount Diablo State Park. 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.