Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Flavor! Napa Valley: A Silverado Package

Flavor! Napa Valley: A Silverado Package

Spending the days ahead of Thanksgiving gourmet-noshing? Get a stay-close deal. Read »

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Holiday Teas at Shadelands Ranch

Holiday Teas at Shadelands Ranch

Don your velvet and bows and head out for a history-pleasant respite. Read »

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 at 10:36 PM

Percy Toot-Toots Into Felton

Percy Toot-Toots Into Felton

The engine joins Thomas for a Roaring Camp Railroads Halloween Party. Read »

Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Looking to 2015: World Championship Abalone Cook-Off

Looking to 2015: World Championship Abalone Cook-Off

Cooks are already lining up for the tasty to-do. Read »

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 8:09 AM
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"Recycled Holidays" in Morro Bay

Deals and unique finds: Make for the vintage-and-antique-laden burg. Read »

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 2:36 PM

Kinetic Whimsy Machines Roll in Ventura

Kinetic Whimsy Machines Roll in Ventura

Imaginatively built cars lend support for the Turning Point Foundation. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Historic Chills: Sacramento's Haunted Fort

Historic Chills: Sacramento's Haunted Fort

Sutter's Fort tells tales of past pioneers, by night. But are they still around? Read »

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 2:46 PM

Paso Autumn: Harvest Wine Weekend

Paso Autumn: Harvest Wine Weekend

Over 140 events pop up over three days, and the theme? Yep, it's the glass-good stuff. Read »

Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 at 10:46 AM

A Vertical (Ish) Dash: Running Up San Jacinto

A Vertical (Ish) Dash: Running Up San Jacinto

Runners will face a steep, steep grade, in Palm Springs. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 9:47 AM

Pumpkin Fest by the Lake

Pumpkin Fest by the Lake

Shoreline Lake adds a dose of H2O to an autumn must-do. 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.