Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 9:33 PM

Big Sur Condors: A Majestic Fundraiser

Big Sur Condors: A Majestic Fundraiser

Peek at a bald eagle visit and a new baby. Read »

Friday, Jun 19, 2015 at 10:17 PM

Suds and Superheroes: Brew Bash in San Diego

Suds and Superheroes: Brew Bash in San Diego

Want to wear your tights and cape beyond Comic-Con? Here's a nice opportunity. Read »

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 12:55 PM

New: Yountville Tasting Room Passport

New: Yountville Tasting Room Passport

Sip, and school yourself, on the labels of the wine-perfect town. Read »

Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 at 10:55 PM

Mission Inn's History Under the Stars

Mission Inn's History Under the Stars

The landmark is 112 and has many a story to tell; find out several of 'em. Read »

Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 at 9:15 AM

Monterey Wave Tunnel: Summer Cooldown

Monterey Wave Tunnel: Summer Cooldown

A special aquarium walk-through may drop your toasty temperature, at least by suggestion. Read »

Friday, Jun 19, 2015 at 4:49 PM

World's Ugliest Dog: Time to Vote

World's Ugliest Dog: Time to Vote

We know, we totally do: You want to choose every last cutie to win, right? Read »

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015 at 2:14 PM

A New Look for the Disneyland Main Street Windows

A New Look for the Disneyland Main Street Windows

Peter Pan and Cinderella are featured in some of the just-debuted displays. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015 at 8:34 PM

Amazing Abodes: Carmel-by-the-Sea House Tour

Amazing Abodes: Carmel-by-the-Sea House Tour

Peek around a Frank Lloyd House casa and more magnificent homes. Read »

Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 at 2:32 PM

Lupine Loveliness: It's On, Mono County

Lupine Loveliness: It's On, Mono County

The photo-amazing flowers make a pre-summer showing. Read »

Monday, Jun 15, 2015 at 7:27 PM

Italian Street Painting Marin

Italian Street Painting Marin

Swirls of color create pavement artworks at the street painting festival. 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.