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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 6:18 AM

Dapper Day Fall 2017: Book Your Hotel

Dapper Day Fall 2017: Book Your Hotel

The sunny springtime Disneyland outing has wrapped, but autumn'll be here in a jiff. Read »

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 8:38 AM

Santa Barbara Car-Free: All Aboard!

Santa Barbara Car-Free: All Aboard!

Catch the train to the American Riviera for deals, discounts, and dazzling days. Read »

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 5:56 AM

Glacier Point Road: Now Open

Glacier Point Road: Now Open

It's one of the classic signs of summer, but take note: It's still wintry up there. Read »

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 2:13 PM

The Sanctuary at Soledad Goats

The Sanctuary at Soledad Goats

Make for the Mojave spread that's home to a group of gorgeous goats, pigs, dogs... Read »

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:35 AM

Shark Search: New Dana Point Tour

Shark Search: New Dana Point Tour

Sightings have gone up, and the fin-seeking OCean Adventures Catamaran is heading out on Saturdays. Read »

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11:18 AM

Double Eagle Resort: Free Alfresco Yoga

Double Eagle Resort: Free Alfresco Yoga

Commune with the epic peaks as you downward dog at the June Lake getaway. Read »

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 7:44 AM

Renaissance Indian Wells: Sunny Deals

Renaissance Indian Wells: Sunny Deals

Need a pool, some warmth, and a whole lot of money-saving goodness? It's on. Read »

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 9:53 PM

Queen Mary Fourth of July: Tickets on Sale

Queen Mary Fourth of July: Tickets on Sale

Over-the-water fireworks are a shimmery staple of this festive, on-the-boat bash. Read »

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 7:40 AM

Lavender Love: The Purple Golden State

Lavender Love: The Purple Golden State

Ojai, and a number of ranches, will spotlight the fragrant favorite in the weeks ahead. Read »

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 9:56 AM

Los Olivos Jazz and Olive Festival

Los Olivos Jazz and Olive Festival

Jump-start June in the glorious, walkable, wine-lovely town. 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.