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Monday, Jun 6, 2016 at 11:18 AM

The Lavender of Ojai

The Lavender of Ojai

If the fragrant herb is your favorite scent, make for the art town. Read »

Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 at 3:47 PM

Hike On: National Trails Day

Hike On: National Trails Day

It's the "country's largest celebration of trails"; find one near you. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 9:51 PM

Mill Valley Gourmet Tasting

Mill Valley Gourmet Tasting

70+ wineries are on board to pour at the June-sunny gathering. Read »

Friday, Jun 3, 2016 at 12:05 PM

National Parks Centennial Bash

National Parks Centennial Bash

Want to say happy 100th to the service? Make for the tall trees. Read »

Sunday, Jun 5, 2016 at 12:47 PM

Roll Out the Barrels in SLO

Roll Out the Barrels in SLO

Greet the first days of summer at a mission-close cuisine confab. Read »

Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 at 6:55 AM

Bennett Juniper: 4,000-Year-Old Wonder

Bennett Juniper: 4,000-Year-Old Wonder

The ancient specimen calls the Stanislaus National Forest home. Read »

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 9:11 PM

Paso Robles: It's Olive Time

Paso Robles: It's Olive Time

The oil-tasty festival scooches up the calendar, from August to June. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 12:18 PM

Vegas Neon Museum: New Early Mornings

Vegas Neon Museum: New Early Mornings

The sparkly signs spot will have start-the-day tours for summertime. Read »

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8:05 AM

Buena Park: A Year of Milestone Anniversaries

Buena Park: A Year of Milestone Anniversaries

The Ghost Town at Knott's Berry Farm, Medieval Times, and Pirate's Dinner Adventure all hit big birthdays. Read »

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:25 PM

Mono County's Wildflower May

Mono County's Wildflower May

Longing to see a bit more of a bloom? Head to the Eastern Sierra. 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.