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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Thursday, Aug 3, 2017 at 8:17 AM

Arf Arf: Hound-Fun Redwood Outings

Arf Arf: Hound-Fun Redwood Outings

Is your baby barker eager to visit the big trees? Grant his wish. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 9:40 PM

Opening: Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara

Opening: Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara

Stroll a mercado, admire the horses, and watch a dance at the venerable celebration. Read »

Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 9:32 PM

The Goodland Hotel: Summery Good Times

The Goodland Hotel: Summery Good Times

Enjoy a relaxing Goleta stay-over, attend a free live show, sip rosé by the pool. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 9:29 PM

Wave Street Inn: New in Monterey

Wave Street Inn: New in Monterey

Doing the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail? There's a fresh stay near Cannery Row. Read »

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 11:06 AM

Ventana Big Sur: Fall 2017 Reopening

Ventana Big Sur: Fall 2017 Reopening

The "Re-Imagination" of the luxe resort, which will include a new glamping program and other tony touches, is nearly complete. Read »

Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 6:28 PM

Tahoe Tasty: Sample the Sierra Festival

Tahoe Tasty: Sample the Sierra Festival

Nosh upon "regionally sourced cuisine" at Bijou Community Park in South Lake Tahoe. Read »

Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 7:04 PM

Modernism Week Fall Preview: Ticket Time

Modernism Week Fall Preview: Ticket Time

Fabulous home tours, nifty sales, and a host of swanky touches will festoon the fall weekend in Palm Springs. Read »

Sunday, Jul 30, 2017 at 9:26 AM

Omni La Costa: Limited-Time Deal

Omni La Costa: Limited-Time Deal

Have designs on a resort getaway before the year wraps? There's a way to do just that (and save, too). Read »

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Petaluma Music Festival: Keeping Music in Schools

Petaluma Music Festival: Keeping Music in Schools

Chris Robinson Brotherhood headlines the family-fun, sound-big fundraiser. Read »

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 9:18 PM

Eastern Sierra: Sublime Stargazing Spots

Eastern Sierra: Sublime Stargazing Spots

Stop and gaze up at Mono Lake, Benton Hot Springs, and other dark-of-dome destinations. 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.