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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 8:59 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 »

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 9:29 AM

Grilled Cheese Festival: Sactown Savory

Grilled Cheese Festival: Sactown Savory

Two slices of bread, some melty yum, and... bliss. Find it over the second weekend of April in the Capital City. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 9:12 PM

New: Kite Fest at Carmel Valley Ranch

New: Kite Fest at Carmel Valley Ranch

The inaugural party, set for the first day in April, includes a host of old-fashioned pleasures. Read »

Saturday, Mar 4, 2017 at 12:04 PM

Desert X: Mega Art Show

Desert X: Mega Art Show

Cruise around the Coachella Valley and see astounding installations from a host of artists. Read »

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 6:32 PM

Champagne on Main: Ventura Wine Walk

Champagne on Main: Ventura Wine Walk

April breezes, Saturday smiles, and lots of bubbles fill the annual outing. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 9:10 AM

Death Valley Flowers: Buds Are Springing

Death Valley Flowers: Buds Are Springing

Globemallow and other springtime flora are beginning to pop up around the national park. 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.