Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 1:10 PM

On Sale: 2015 "Pageant of the Masters" Tickets

On Sale: 2015

Tickets are available for the most hold-still-iest treat in all the land. Read »

Friday, Dec 5, 2014 at 2:31 PM

Lighting the Tallest Living Christmas Tree

Lighting the Tallest Living Christmas Tree

Ferndale is home to one celebrated, and decorated, fir. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 at 9:04 AM

New: 125th Yosemite Anniversary Site

New: 125th Yosemite Anniversary Site

Want to keep track of all the celebrations? This site can help. Read »

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 10:34 PM

Taylor Guitar Factory: Tours and Toy Donations

Taylor Guitar Factory: Tours and Toy Donations

Watch how the lauded instruments come together, and give back a little, too. Read »

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 2:05 PM

Hotel Week LA: Score Savings Now

Hotel Week LA: Score Savings Now

Deals sparkle like sunshine around greater SoCal. Read »

Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Vintage Vegas Package: Your Golden Gate Getaway

Vintage Vegas Package: Your Golden Gate Getaway

The city's oldest inn is summoning some of that wayback Sin City vibe. Read »

Friday, Nov 28, 2014 at 8:05 AM

Yosemite Tent Cabin: Pay the Previous Night's Low Temp

Yosemite Tent Cabin: Pay the Previous Night's Low Temp

Bed down in a Curry Village unheated tent and see your stay-over fee freeze over. Read »

Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 2:12 PM

Deep Death Valley, Velvety Night Shining Bright

Deep Death Valley, Velvety Night Shining Bright

The powerful telescopes are returning in February. Read »

Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Solvang's Cozy Christmas Lead-Up

Solvang's Cozy Christmas Lead-Up

"The Spirit of Giving" is the theme for the 2014 Julefest. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 1:09 PM

Cypress Inn: Love on the Rocks Package

Cypress Inn: Love on the Rocks Package

Cocktails, a posh room, and a kayak adventure await. 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.