Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Las Vegas Lavish: Lunar New Year

Las Vegas Lavish: Lunar New Year

Lavish displays fete the Year of the Sheep. Read »

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 at 2:05 PM

Humboldt Bay High Jinks: The Perilous Plunge

Humboldt Bay High Jinks: The Perilous Plunge

Raise funds for local kidly programs and community good stuff. Read »

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 at 4:45 PM

Ode to Nuts: California's Crunchiest Festival

Ode to Nuts: California's Crunchiest Festival

Do you have almond amour? Wild for walnuts? Go Chico this spring. Read »

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 3:38 PM

SnowFest: North Lake Tahoe's Quirky Winter Fun

SnowFest: North Lake Tahoe's Quirky Winter Fun

Luaus, snow sculpting, and other high-altitude high jinks are set to go down near the big water. Read »

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 7:17 AM

Valentine's Day Among Our National Treasures

Valentine's Day Among Our National Treasures

The Day of Hearts happens during the Weekend of Free Admission. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 at 5:40 PM

Modernism Week for Newbies

Modernism Week for Newbies

The out-sized Palm Springs to-do doesn't have to overwhelm. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015 at 5:57 PM

Glamping on Mount Diablo

Glamping on Mount Diablo

Spend four days "gently roughing it" in the flower-pretty countryside. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015 at 10:21 AM

Valentine's Getaway: Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer

Valentine's Getaway: Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer

Do up the holiday with the "Romance in February" package. Read »

Monday, Feb 2, 2015 at 7:27 PM

Disneyland at 60: The Magic Kingdom Celebrates

Disneyland at 60: The Magic Kingdom Celebrates

A sparkly Diamond Celebration kicks off in late May. Read »

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 at 4:48 PM

Puppy Love at Carmel's Cypress Inn

Puppy Love at Carmel's Cypress Inn

Can your tiny one do an impressive trick? You might get a room upgrade. 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.