Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 12:49 PM

Kites to Breeze Near Morro Rock

Kites to Breeze Near Morro Rock

Colorful zig-zaggers will reach for the sky in the spectacular Central Coast location. Read »

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 10:12 PM

Sun, Tunes, Vibes: Joshua Tree Music Festival

Sun, Tunes, Vibes: Joshua Tree Music Festival

The twice-a-year gathering returns in May. Read »

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 12:32 PM

Garlic Contest: Submit Your Top Dish

Garlic Contest: Submit Your Top Dish

Garlic's hottest showdown is on the heat-tasty horizon. Read »

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 10:24 PM

Foxtrot in an Island Landmark

Foxtrot in an Island Landmark

Slip into your finery and catch a boat back to the 1920s (and Catalina Island). Read »

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 9:24 PM

Quirky Cars: Nevada City Soapbox Derby

Quirky Cars: Nevada City Soapbox Derby

Lovingly built human-powered vehicles will phoosh through the small burg. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 12:43 PM

Sailing Woofers Help Home-Needing Pets

Sailing Woofers Help Home-Needing Pets

Does your Malti-Poo have a mermaid's tail costume? Best find it ahead of these fun fundraiser. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 12:16 PM

Vintage Flair: Dapper Day at Disneyland

Vintage Flair: Dapper Day at Disneyland

Hats, gloves, pinafores, parasols: Revisit the past, fashionably, at the world's most famous theme park. Read »

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 at 7:46 AM

A 'Happy Birthday' Fit for Our Parks

A 'Happy Birthday' Fit for Our Parks

It's the National Park Service's centennial, and a new version of an old song sweetly strings together park-perfect sounds. Read »

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 12:22 PM

Lucero Luscious: Olive Bloom Tour

Lucero Luscious: Olive Bloom Tour

The Corning destination is abloom with juicy, pit-amazing goodness. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 12:15 PM

Summer Suds: California Beer Festival

Summer Suds: California Beer Festival

The traveling showcase of the state's stellar foams -- plus brews beyond our borders -- is heading for Novato, Ventura... 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.