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Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 10:11 AM

Rare Chance: Spend the Night on the USS Iowa

Rare Chance: Spend the Night on the USS Iowa

Join a "sleepover excursion" on the San Pedro-based landmark with the LA chapter of Atlas Obscura. Read »

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 11:07 AM

Strawberry Fest: Sweet Cooking Showdown

Strawberry Fest: Sweet Cooking Showdown

Have a zingy recipe for the Berry Blast Off Contest? Glory and prizes await. Read »

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 10:10 AM

Laguna Niguel Mega Eggs: Spring Tradition

Laguna Niguel Mega Eggs: Spring Tradition

The hand-painted artworks will be on display at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. Read »

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 10:12 AM

Ojai Fresh: Pixie Month Specials

Ojai Fresh: Pixie Month Specials

It's downright a-peeling; enjoy the village's vivacious fruit in all of its many forms. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 4:42 PM

Creative at Heart: AGRO Art Contest

Creative at Heart: AGRO Art Contest

The quirky competition will happen at the annual Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival. Read »

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 11:04 AM

Sweet Sonoma County Farm Weekend

Sweet Sonoma County Farm Weekend

Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies returns (commence cooing). Read »

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 1:34 PM

Suisun Valley: Passport Sunday

Suisun Valley: Passport Sunday

Get your spring on at a number of regional wineries including BackRoad Vines and Galvan Family Cellars. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 10:42 AM

Winchester Mystery House: Share Your Story

Winchester Mystery House: Share Your Story

If you're a fan of the spooky San Jose landmark, and have a tale to tell, you can. Read »

Sunday, Mar 19, 2017 at 12:28 PM

Palm Springs Tram: High-Elevation Hikes

Palm Springs Tram: High-Elevation Hikes

Catch the famous ride up the mountain and then set off on your pine-pretty trek. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 1:26 PM

Murphys Irish Day: Sierra Celebration

Murphys Irish Day: Sierra Celebration

Join the Gold Country jamboree on the day after St. Patrick's Day. 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.