Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 7:15 AM

Laguna Beach Passport to the Arts

Laguna Beach Passport to the Arts

Sawdust, Art-A-Fair, and Festival of the Arts are part of this solid culture-loving deal. Read »

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 9:06 PM

Ventura Old-School: Roadshow Revival

Ventura Old-School: Roadshow Revival

The Junetime tribute to Johnny Cash summons the dream machines of yore. Read »

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 11:50 AM

Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies: Sonoma County Sweet

Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies: Sonoma County Sweet

Coo over the wee ones of the season during a special day in the country. Read »

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 8:11 AM

Salmon Stravaganza at Old Fisherman's Wharf

Salmon Stravaganza at Old Fisherman's Wharf

'Tis the season for the popular fish, in Monterey. Read »

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 7:51 AM

Pedal Power: Nobody Walks in LA Package

Pedal Power: Nobody Walks in LA Package

Bed down at the Farmer's Daughter Hotel and get a comp pair of sneaks and free bike use. Read »

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 2:50 PM

Lucero Olive Mill: Spring Bloom Gathering

Lucero Olive Mill: Spring Bloom Gathering

Discover what goes into growing an olive, in Corning. Read »

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 4:48 PM

Magic Kingdom Sweepstakes: Disneyland Diamond Days

Magic Kingdom Sweepstakes: Disneyland Diamond Days

The big 60th anniversary is ahead and Mouse-y prizes are afoot. Read »

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Crispy by the Coast: Monterey BaconFest

Crispy by the Coast: Monterey BaconFest

Raise your Bacon Margarita to all that is snappy and salty. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 9:47 PM

Beachy Keen: Wine, Waves, and Beyond

Beachy Keen: Wine, Waves, and Beyond

Vintage VWs, surf films, and vino tasting sweeten a very SLO weekend. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 11:06 AM

Central Coast Celebration: PASO ARTSFEST

Central Coast Celebration: PASO ARTSFEST

The summer season starts strong with a Hearst Castle happening and an Artmaker Dinner. 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.