Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 at 11:08 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wine Country's Offbeat Easter

Wine Country's Offbeat Easter

Hop aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train or head out for an adult egg hunt. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:24 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Summer Specials at Pebble Beach

Summer Specials at Pebble Beach

Can't make the big food and wine shindig? More pleasures await. Read »

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 7:03 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fast Forward Sacramento

Fast Forward Sacramento

Adore Tower Bridge, the Capitol, and other stately treats? Watch and be delighted. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wacky Roadsters: Kinetic Grand Championship

Wacky Roadsters: Kinetic Grand Championship

A Humboldt Bay favorite is gearin' up for gettin' weird. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 at 12:22 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hot Clubs: Golfing in Death Valley

Hot Clubs: Golfing in Death Valley

Ready for the Spring Fling, golfers? How about June's Heat Stroke? Read »

Sunday, Apr 6, 2014 at 11:21 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Monterey Cool: Behind-the-Scenes Octopuses

Monterey Cool: Behind-the-Scenes Octopuses

All over cuttlefishes? Enter a contest to see how an exhibit comes together Read »

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 6:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

April Is Pixie Month in Ojai

April Is Pixie Month in Ojai

A bright and tart fruit has a starring role throughout the month. Read »

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 11:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fantasy Frolics in San Jose

Fantasy Frolics in San Jose

The Renaissance-sweet to-do boasts a deeply fantastic element. Read »

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014 at 12:33 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Benbow Historic Inn at 88

The Benbow Historic Inn at 88

The Tudor-pretty, redwoods-adjacent hotel has specials to honor its anniversary. Read »

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 6:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Golden State Inns Make Wacky Top Ten

Golden State Inns Make Wacky Top Ten

The Featherbed Railroad and the Queen Mary make the Hotels.com cut. 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.

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