Worth the Trip | A Guide to Nearby Getaways | NBC Bay Area
Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 at 10:06 PM

Spear Soiree: Asparagus Fest

Spear Soiree: Asparagus Fest

The oh-so-spring party is an April staple on the Stockton calendar. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 at 12:38 PM

Daffodil Hill: Opening Date Announced

Daffodil Hill: Opening Date Announced

The Amador County destination has weathered some wintry days; now sunshine-hued blossoms are ahead. Read »

Monday, Mar 6, 2017 at 2:04 PM

Celebrate California Wildlife in Walnut Creek

Celebrate California Wildlife in Walnut Creek

The Lindsay Wildlife Center is waiving admission in honor of the inaugural happening. Read »

Sunday, Mar 5, 2017 at 8:58 AM

Flavor! Napa Valley: Springtime Sup/Sip

Flavor! Napa Valley: Springtime Sup/Sip

Culinary demos, sparkling wines, and more meal-based goodness are on the docket. Read »

Monday, Mar 6, 2017 at 2:06 PM

Tomatomania! Delish Tour on the Roll

Tomatomania! Delish Tour on the Roll

It's that time of year, lycopene lovers: Get your info, your seedlings, and your heirloom love on at a location near you. Read »

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 5:56 PM

Wildflowers + Rails: Solano County Spring

Wildflowers + Rails: Solano County Spring

Pass by fields dotted with goldfields and sheep's sorrel, near Fairfield. Read »

Saturday, Mar 4, 2017 at 12:04 PM

MOXI: Santa Barbara's Newest Museum

MOXI: Santa Barbara's Newest Museum

The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation makes a stylish debut. Read »

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 9:40 PM

Butterfly Jungle: Opening at Safari Park

Butterfly Jungle: Opening at Safari Park

A preview dinner and special breakfast are on the 2017 roster. Read »

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 2:48 PM

Vintage Bike Love: Eroica California

Vintage Bike Love: Eroica California

If you dig two-wheelers with history, plan on an April weekend in Paso Robles. Read »

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 11:10 AM

MarsFest: Interplanetary Desert Adventure

MarsFest: Interplanetary Desert Adventure

Steer your saucer for a cosmic, science-cool Death Valley meet-up. Read »

About
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.