Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Saturday, Mar 29, 2014 at 11:13 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy 50th, it's a Small World

The song-famous Disney attraction reaches its half-century marker. See Full Gallery »

Saturday, Mar 29, 2014 at 11:15 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Catalina's Amazing Airborne Aquatic Stars

Catalina's Amazing Airborne Aquatic Stars

It's nearly that season, flying fish fans. Read »

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 12:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rosy Doings in the Russian River Valley

Rosy Doings in the Russian River Valley

A bloom-filled nursery gears up for its petal-packed spring. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 8:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Safari West's Quirky Twist on the Egg Hunt

Safari West's Quirky Twist on the Egg Hunt

Kids keep an eye out for the Big Bunny. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 9:41 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Good Vibes: Redwood Coast Jazz Festival

Good Vibes: Redwood Coast Jazz Festival

A sound-sweet pre-summer party unfolds in Eureka. Read »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 10:23 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Morro Bay's Exceptional April

Morro Bay's Exceptional April

A citywide yard sale, a kite festival, and 50th anniversary to-dos? You betcha. Read »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 2:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Beasties and Beauty: National Park Week

Beasties and Beauty: National Park Week

Pay tribute to our wild places, and get in for free during the opening weekend. Read »

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 11:26 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Dine in Nature, for Nature

Dine in Nature, for Nature

A Sonoma County preserve hosts its annual Art of Eating fundraiser. Read »

Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 7:49 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Roadshow Revival: Cars, Tunes, and Johnny Cash Love

Roadshow Revival: Cars, Tunes, and Johnny Cash Love

A Father's Day Saturday tradition turns up the music and revs the motors. Read »

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 7:23 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rare Giant Anteater Twin Born in Santa Barbara

Rare Giant Anteater Twin Born in Santa Barbara

Awww alert: The prognosis for the little guy is "good." 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.

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