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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 7:51 PM

Top of the Mark: Movies & Wine

Top of the Mark: Movies & Wine

The elegant San Francisco spot is going cinematic for the summer. Read »

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 12:11 PM

Dark Sky Wonder Among the Sequoias

Dark Sky Wonder Among the Sequoias

Look up and be awed at the Dark Sky Festival. Read »

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 10:15 PM

Tequila & Taco Music Festival

Tequila & Taco Music Festival

The 4th annual event takes over a spirited swath of downtown Ventura. Read »

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 10:58 AM

Livermore Libations: Taste Our Terroir 2016

Livermore Libations: Taste Our Terroir 2016

Progressive dinners, risotto pairings, and other flavorful happenings make the sippable scene. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 9:53 PM

Yoga in the Neon Boneyard

Yoga in the Neon Boneyard

Need some unwind time in Las Vegas? Head for the big signs. Read »

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 7:52 AM

Ventura's 'Ocean Air' County Fair

Ventura's 'Ocean Air' County Fair

The Pacific is nearby, and so is midway fun, and rodeo riding, and concerts... Read »

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 5:16 PM

Lindsay Wildlife Experience: Mini Mondays

Lindsay Wildlife Experience: Mini Mondays

Younger kids get to know neato animals, in Walnut Creek. Read »

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 7:51 PM

Lake Tahoe Dance Festival

Lake Tahoe Dance Festival

Applaud leaps and twirls in a mountain-pretty setting. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 11:11 AM

Happy 25th, Fairfield Tomato Festival

Happy 25th, Fairfield Tomato Festival

Summer's slipping away, but one of its flavorful stars shines on. Read »

Sunday, Jul 17, 2016 at 12:21 PM

Idyllwild Classic: Jazz in the Pines

Idyllwild Classic: Jazz in the Pines

Take a break from August-warm temps and cool down while listening to fab tunes. 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.