Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 8:08 AM

May Mondo: A Mushroom Mardi Gras

May Mondo: A Mushroom Mardi Gras

Portabella and crimini rule south Santa Clara county over Memorial Day Weekend. Read »

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 2:02 PM

Roadshow Revival: The Hotel Package

Roadshow Revival: The Hotel Package

The mondo American roots music festival is set to strum in Ventura. Read »

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 9:42 PM

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival

Return to "Innerspace" and see a bevy of fresh shorts. Read »

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 2:18 PM

San Diego Vintage: Balboa Park Electriquettes

San Diego Vintage: Balboa Park Electriquettes

Wicker on wheels? A 1915 favorite returns to the the historic spread. Read »

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 5:48 PM

Walnut Creek Short Film Festival

Walnut Creek Short Film Festival

Get your film-mazing fill of brevity-rocking tales. Read »

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 8:23 AM

Lompoc: Flower Fields Abloom

Lompoc: Flower Fields Abloom

It's nearly time for some petal-filled visions around the grow-strong region. Read »

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 10:23 AM

Tioga Time: The Sierra Route Opens

Tioga Time: The Sierra Route Opens

Need to head from Groveland to Mono Lake? Your route just got shorter. Read »

Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 7:51 AM

Chowder and Vino in Monterey

Chowder and Vino in Monterey

An annual favorite spotlights both sips and creamy soups. Read »

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 12:21 PM

GoPro Fun at a Carlsbad Inn

GoPro Fun at a Carlsbad Inn

Rent the Ultimate Beach Kit and record your day at Carlsbad State Beach. Read »

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 8:24 AM

The Olives of Los Olivos

The Olives of Los Olivos

Spend the first Saturday in June at one of the prettiest towns in any wine country. 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.