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Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 9:52 PM

Plaid Friday Amador

Plaid Friday Amador

If your Thanksgiving getaway involves Gold Country, don your plaid-iest get-up for this special event. Read »

Saturday, Nov 19, 2016 at 11:40 AM

Hakone Gardens: Final 2016 Tea Ceremony

Hakone Gardens: Final 2016 Tea Ceremony

Join the traditional Japanese gathering at the serene Saratoga spot. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 9:59 AM

Watery Wonderful: Newport Dunes Lighting

Watery Wonderful: Newport Dunes Lighting

The Pacific-pretty scene is a California classic. Read »

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 2:02 PM

Christmastime at JW Marriott Desert Springs

Christmastime at JW Marriott Desert Springs

Special happenings, including gondola sleigh slides, will pop up at the Palm Desert getaway. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 6:06 PM

Hearst Castle's Holiday Style

Hearst Castle's Holiday Style

The landmark at Enchanted Hill is decked out for the Christmas season. Read »

Thursday, Nov 24, 2016 at 8:07 AM

Fungi Face-Off: Big Sur Foragers Festival

Fungi Face-Off: Big Sur Foragers Festival

A flavorful Fungi Face-Off is but one appetite-stoking event on the schedule. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 10:42 PM

Surfin' Santa at Seaport Village

Surfin' Santa at Seaport Village

The Jolly Ol' Elf makes his oh-so-California entrance at the shop-filled destination. Read »

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 6:37 AM

Swanky Bourbons: Copper Lounge

Swanky Bourbons: Copper Lounge

The bar inside the InterContinental Los Angeles Century City offers 44 different variations on the spirit. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 4:53 PM

Saracina Vineyards: Caroling in the Caves

Saracina Vineyards: Caroling in the Caves

Quaff a quality vino while enjoying seasonal songs in an acoustic-cool setting. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 10:41 PM

Thanksgiving Feast with Snoopy

Thanksgiving Feast with Snoopy

Join the Charles M. Schulz Museum party on the Saturday before the holiday. 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.