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Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 5:35 PM

Rush Creek New: Wine Tasting Tour

Rush Creek New: Wine Tasting Tour

The Yosemite-close getaway introduces a vino-cool new to-do for fall 2016. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 8:39 PM

Ojai Illumination: A Tree-tastic Artwork

Ojai Illumination: A Tree-tastic Artwork

Marvel at 28 lovely lanterns adorning one of the property's old oaks. Read »

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 7:24 AM

Julefest Wine Walk: Tickets on Sale

Julefest Wine Walk: Tickets on Sale

The holidays are but a few months away, as is Solvang's sippable soiree. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 12:24 PM

Ready for Foliage: California Fall Color Blog

Ready for Foliage: California Fall Color Blog

The autumn equinox is still a month off, but a popular leaf-peeping blog is up and running for 2016. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 8:41 PM

Monarch Beach Resort: End-of-Summer Fun

Monarch Beach Resort: End-of-Summer Fun

Mermaid swims, jazzy brunches, and Family Cardio Drumming are just a few things on the property's diversion-filled docket. Read »

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 9:52 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

2016 Sunset Idea House Opens

Eye "a celebration of local design" over six style-filled weekends. View gallery »

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 8:19 PM

NPS Centennial: Yosemite Celebrates

NPS Centennial: Yosemite Celebrates

Several nature-cool programs will mark the National Park Service's 100th anniversary. Read »

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 3:33 PM

Labor Day Splash at The Beverly Hilton

Labor Day Splash at The Beverly Hilton

Save up to 25% on a close-of-summer stay at the legendary property. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Mole & Mariachi Fest: A Park-Nice Fundraiser

Mole & Mariachi Fest: A Park-Nice Fundraiser

Celebrate and sup at Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park. Read »

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 at 11:19 AM

CANFEST: World's Largest Can Beer Festival

CANFEST: World's Largest Can Beer Festival

Lend love to The Reno Bike Project and enjoy some fine brews. 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.