Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Sunday, Mar 22, 2015 at 10:20 AM

Mousequerade: Dress Up at D23 Expo

Mousequerade: Dress Up at D23 Expo

The Disney mega convention is in August, which means you best get going on that amazing costume pronto. Read »

Friday, Mar 20, 2015 at 4:16 PM

Monterey Open Sea Exhibit: Now With More Sardines

Monterey Open Sea Exhibit: Now With More Sardines

The aquarium adds 3,000 new sardines (making 12,000 total). Read »

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 at 9:43 PM

Silverado Celebration: Pink Wine for a Pink Moon

Silverado Celebration: Pink Wine for a Pink Moon

Quaff rosé under the stars (and eat great gourmet vittles, too). Read »

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 at 3:55 PM

Yountville Yum: Taste the Wine Country Town's Best

Yountville Yum: Taste the Wine Country Town's Best

A Premium Tasting Passbook gives you access to all the edibles at the one-day foodie fest. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 at 7:47 PM

Skiing and Strings: WinterWonderGrass

Skiing and Strings: WinterWonderGrass

Think blueglass solely belongs to summer? Here's a different and delightful viewpoint. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 at 1:25 PM

Bloom Time for Russian River Valley Roses

Bloom Time for Russian River Valley Roses

Join in a celebratory petal toss to send the harvest good tidings. Read »

Monday, Mar 23, 2015 at 9:38 PM

Sactown Steam Trains and Subterranean Journeys

Sactown Steam Trains and Subterranean Journeys

The historic warm-weather doings are starting up around Old Sacramento. Read »

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 9:46 AM

Wine, Views, Pups: Saracina Earth Day Dog Hike

Wine, Views, Pups: Saracina Earth Day Dog Hike

If nice vino and your BFF are two of your important things, don your walking boots. Read »

Monday, Mar 23, 2015 at 12:20 PM

Foamy Confab: California Beer Festival

Foamy Confab: California Beer Festival

The Marin, Santa Cruz, San Dimas, and Ventura traveling bev show is setting its sights on summer. Read »

Friday, Mar 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Backstage Peek: San Diego Zoo

Backstage Peek: San Diego Zoo

Go in-depth and see how keepers interact with the resident beasties. 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.