Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Jun 15, 2015 at 1:27 PM

Tour de Manure: See the Sierra Valley

Tour de Manure: See the Sierra Valley

Meet the meadows and ranchlands of this beautiful Tahoe-close stretch. Read »

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 4:53 PM

Pleistocene Cred: Sand City

Pleistocene Cred: Sand City

The stretch of Monterey County coastline is the highest on the Central Coast. Read »

Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 at 12:02 PM

Miramonte Resort: Summer "Stay Free" Deal

Miramonte Resort: Summer "Stay Free" Deal

Want a third night of desert unwinding? You could nab it, gratis, in Indian Wells. Read »

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 8:46 AM

Ciders and Brews, Santa Rosa to Healdsburg

Ciders and Brews, Santa Rosa to Healdsburg

You know its famous wine scene; now dip into its foams and hops. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015 at 2:13 PM

Pampered Pets: Tenaya Lodge Package

Pampered Pets: Tenaya Lodge Package

Doing the Sierra with your pup? Here's a happy homebase. Read »

Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 at 8:43 PM

Lavender Time: You Pick It at Cache Creek

Lavender Time: You Pick It at Cache Creek

The purply herb is the star of a weekend-long festival. Read »

Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 at 11:52 AM

Wine Time: Russian River Valley Passport

Wine Time: Russian River Valley Passport

Savor summer's first full weekend by trying some rare and unusual wines. Read »

Friday, Jun 12, 2015 at 6:13 PM

National Park Road Trips: Your Handy Maps

National Park Road Trips: Your Handy Maps

Eye a quartet of cool maps that cover a caboodle of wonders. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015 at 12:57 PM

LA Pride: 500k People Join the Party

LA Pride: 500k People Join the Party

Go West Hollywood for tons of tunes, dance areas, a roller rink, and more merriment. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Napa Valley History Tours

Napa Valley History Tours

Find out the riveting stories behind some of your go-to wineries. 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.