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Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 9:12 PM

Cool Kites at Morro Bay

Cool Kites at Morro Bay

Spend some time looking up near the famous rock over the final weekend in April. Read »

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 1:46 PM

Paso Robles New: 'Experience kukkula' Tour

Paso Robles New: 'Experience kukkula' Tour

Head out on a hike with winery co-owner Kevin Jussila and then enjoy a locavore brunch at his house. Read »

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 6:01 PM

Sand Gems: Cayucos Sea Glass Fest

Sand Gems: Cayucos Sea Glass Fest

Celebrate these smooth-edged ocean treasures (and all of the pretty things these treasures can become). Read »

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 9:16 PM

North Lake Tahoe SnowFest!

North Lake Tahoe SnowFest!

Wave at a parade, attend a concert, and enjoy the alpine awesomeness. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 2:23 PM

Free: Presidents Day at the National Parks

Free: Presidents Day at the National Parks

Over 100 entrance fee-charging parks will waive admission on Monday, Feb. 20. Read »

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 11:27 AM

Tater Tots and Beer Festival

Tater Tots and Beer Festival

Traveling to-do: Sip a myriad of craft beers while enjoying potato-perfect bites. Read »

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 11:24 AM

Mendocino Majestic: The Whales of March

Mendocino Majestic: The Whales of March

Spied a beautiful behemoth this season? There's still time at this multi-weekend party. Read »

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 12:27 PM

Summer in Spring: BBQ & Beer Fest

Summer in Spring: BBQ & Beer Fest

A caboodle of eat/drink parties dot the state-big calendar. Read »

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 at 9:27 PM

Cuddly Cove: Nick's Loves Love Package

Cuddly Cove: Nick's Loves Love Package

Twosomes make for the Tomales Bay getaway for holiday sweetness. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 2:29 PM

Sip in SLO: Tasting Pass Program

Sip in SLO: Tasting Pass Program

Study up on a quartet of regional wineries during February and March. 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.