Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014 at 12:18 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Art Below: Napa Riverfront Chalk Festival

Art Below: Napa Riverfront Chalk Festival

The free fest spotlights works created on the sidewalk. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 10:31 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mondo Tunes: Sacramento Music Festival

Mondo Tunes: Sacramento Music Festival

Close to 100 bands'll play 300 sets. How's that for a sound spectacular? Read »

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 4:07 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Nab Discount Passes: Napa Valley Film Festival

Nab Discount Passes: Napa Valley Film Festival

Knowing you'll go to the big cinema playtime in the fall? Buy now. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 8:43 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Area Wineries Mark Down to Earth Month

Area Wineries Mark Down to Earth Month

April is devoted to eco-nice to-dos around wine country. Read »

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 2:11 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Valley Arts in April

Napa Valley Arts in April

Get an eyeful of paintings, sculptures, and special happenings. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 2:09 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Campground Openings: Yosemite Getaway

Campground Openings: Yosemite Getaway

Ready to sleep under the stars and giant trees? Read »

Saturday, Mar 29, 2014 at 11:13 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy 50th, it's a Small World

The song-famous Disney attraction reaches its half-century marker. See Full Gallery »

Saturday, Mar 29, 2014 at 11:15 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Catalina's Amazing Airborne Aquatic Stars

Catalina's Amazing Airborne Aquatic Stars

It's nearly that season, flying fish fans. Read »

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 12:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rosy Doings in the Russian River Valley

Rosy Doings in the Russian River Valley

A bloom-filled nursery gears up for its petal-packed spring. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 8:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Safari West's Quirky Twist on the Egg Hunt

Safari West's Quirky Twist on the Egg Hunt

Kids keep an eye out for the Big Bunny. 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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