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Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 1:55 PM

Butterflies Hover Near Healdsburg

Butterflies Hover Near Healdsburg

A rosy Russian River Valley spot is seeing winged critters among the petals. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 1:50 PM

Lighthouse Adventure: Full Moon Tours

Lighthouse Adventure: Full Moon Tours

Rare chance: Spy Point Arena Lighthouse by the light of la luna. Read »

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 9:06 PM

Laguna Lovely: Recycled Fashion Show

Laguna Lovely: Recycled Fashion Show

The Festival of Arts tradition spotlights togs made from "reclaimed, reused, or recycled materials." Read »

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 11:15 AM

Historic Honor for Mission Inn

Historic Honor for Mission Inn

The Riverside landmark has a fresh feather in its cap. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 9:23 PM

New Belgium's Clips Beer & Film Fest

New Belgium's Clips Beer & Film Fest

Return to 1991 for an evening via this traveling foamy fundraiser. Read »

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 at 7:50 AM

Creative Autumn: Santa Ynez Valley Scarecrows

Creative Autumn: Santa Ynez Valley Scarecrows

Local shops'll do their delightful best to spotlight fall whimsy (and maybe win some honors). Read »

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 11:26 AM

The National Heirloom Exposition

The National Heirloom Exposition

Eye the spectacular squashes, hear from experts, try tasty tidbits galore. Read »

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 8:13 AM

Swanky Scene: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Swanky Scene: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

If you're toodling around 17 Mile Drive in mid-August, count on seeing some extraordinary cars. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 12:11 PM

Disneyland Diamond Celebration Wrapping Up

Disneyland Diamond Celebration Wrapping Up

The Paint the Night parade and a few other special to-dos will bid the theme park adieu. Read »

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 11:09 AM

Zin-tastic Gathering in Geyserville

Zin-tastic Gathering in Geyserville

Acorn Winery, Hart's Desire Winery, and other winemakers will pour their favorite zins. 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.