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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Feb 13, 2015 at 4:55 PM

Arcata Offbeat: Polka-Dotted 16-Foot Pony on Wheels

Arcata Offbeat: Polka-Dotted 16-Foot Pony on Wheels

The whimsical creation and Valentine's Day make a pretty match. Read »

Sunday, Feb 15, 2015 at 10:44 AM

New: Historic Hotel Romance Super Site

New: Historic Hotel Romance Super Site

The "official program for the National Trust for Historic Preservation" has suggestions for traveling sweethearts. Read »

Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 at 9:32 AM

Feeding Frenzy Tour at Monterey Bay Aquarium

Feeding Frenzy Tour at Monterey Bay Aquarium

A "private viewing of a sea otter feeding" is just one wonder to behold. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 10:23 PM

Napa Valley-tine's: Chocolate, Wine, Trains, Love

Napa Valley-tine's: Chocolate, Wine, Trains, Love

Savor a day trip with your holiday-happy pumpkin. Read »

Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 at 9:15 AM

Winter Wonderlands Found: National Park Foundation Guide

Winter Wonderlands Found: National Park Foundation Guide

Need some snow in a spectacular setting? Get pretty picks. Read »

Monday, Feb 16, 2015 at 12:06 PM

Cinematic Sartorial: Movie Costumes on Display in LA

Cinematic Sartorial: Movie Costumes on Display in LA

Admire the seams, buttons, and frills of over 100 outfits from recent films. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 at 9:24 PM

Sunny Supping: Food + Wine Festival Palm Desert

Sunny Supping: Food + Wine Festival Palm Desert

Cat Cora, Gale Gand, and a host of famed foodies will be at the spring celebration. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 at 2:14 PM

Splashing Our Way: Yosemite Waterfall Season

Splashing Our Way: Yosemite Waterfall Season

The rushing of droplets over the side of a cliff is a springtime fact of nature. Read »

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 3:36 PM

Taste of Solvang: The Whole Shebang Ticket

Taste of Solvang: The Whole Shebang Ticket

Can't stand the thought of not trying everything at the March food gathering? This is for you. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 at 2:22 PM

Spring Prognosticator: Meet Mojave Maxine

Spring Prognosticator: Meet Mojave Maxine

All eyes are on the burrow of The Living Desert tortoise. 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.