Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 11:36 AM

Nature Legend: John Muir, in Person

Nature Legend: John Muir, in Person

Actor Lee Stetson summons the great naturalist at Sequoia Grove Winery. Read »

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 9:35 PM

Dancing in the Santa Cruz Streets

Dancing in the Santa Cruz Streets

A flash mob and other merry, spirit-raising gatherings festoon the festive week. Read »

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 1:28 PM

It's a Very Strawberry Time of Year in Oxnard

It's a Very Strawberry Time of Year in Oxnard

The contest-cute, pie-yummy bash sweetens up the middle of May. Read »

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 at 12:24 PM

Free Days: National Park Week

Free Days: National Park Week

Volunteer, explore, and just commune with a favorite rock or tree. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 10:33 AM

Tahoe Storm: More Flakes, More Fun

Tahoe Storm: More Flakes, More Fun

Haven't finished up your wintertime recreation? Springtime snow means you still can. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 at 9:11 PM

Culture LA: Stay the Night, Get Fun Deals

Culture LA: Stay the Night, Get Fun Deals

Pick a participating Los Angeles hotel and get a buy-one-get-one admission at a bevy of spots. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 at 5:40 PM

Nevada City's Thematic Art Walks

Nevada City's Thematic Art Walks

Stroll downtown and enjoy the warmer weather, funky scene. Read »

Monday, Apr 6, 2015 at 10:20 PM

Sactown Sweet: Chocolate Week

Sactown Sweet: Chocolate Week

Old Sacramento is sprinkled with candy-fun demos, tours, and treats. Read »

Monday, Apr 6, 2015 at 10:30 PM

On Sale: Robert Mondavi Summer Concerts

On Sale: Robert Mondavi Summer Concerts

Lyle Lovett, Melissa Etheridge, and Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue make the schedule. Read »

Monday, Apr 6, 2015 at 12:32 PM

New: Burger Butler at Merryvale Vineyards

New: Burger Butler at Merryvale Vineyards

Settle in at the Napa Valley winery's private porch and have a Gott's burger delivered. 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.