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Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 10:05 PM

Fromage Fest: California's Artisan Cheese

Fromage Fest: California's Artisan Cheese

Plates out, Petaluma, for some truly cream-tastic delectables. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 10:06 PM

Forks Ready: California Restaurant Month

Forks Ready: California Restaurant Month

The January state-wider of a eats-focused fest has deals and interesting meals. Read »

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 9:56 AM

Ocean Ornamental: Red Coco Worm Wallpaper

Ocean Ornamental: Red Coco Worm Wallpaper

Monterey Bay Aquarium's "sea"sonal gift is sweet. Read »

Monday, Dec 26, 2016 at 9:19 PM

Bird Fest: Soarers of the Central Coast

Bird Fest: Soarers of the Central Coast

Flap your wings for this peaceful avian event in Morro Bay. Read »

Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 at 12:17 PM

Calistoga Passport: Winter in the Wineries

Calistoga Passport: Winter in the Wineries

Jump into 15 different tastings at your own take-it-easy leisure. Read »

Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Winter's Night Adventure: Winchester Flashlight Tour

Winter's Night Adventure: Winchester Flashlight Tour

Join a special Friday the 13th event at the San Jose manse. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 7:27 AM

Ocean Astonishing: Whalefest Monterey

Ocean Astonishing: Whalefest Monterey

Say "hey" to a Pacific Gray at this wintertime hoedown. Read »

Monday, Dec 26, 2016 at 8:23 AM

Tournament of Roses: Your Flowery 411

Tournament of Roses: Your Flowery 411

Bandfest, float decorating, and more bloomy to-dos festoon the grand celebration. Read »

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 6:50 PM

Coastal Discovery & Stewardship Celebration

Coastal Discovery & Stewardship Celebration

Prepare to "(i)mmerse yourself in local marine life" along Highway 1. Read »

Monday, Dec 26, 2016 at 8:16 AM

Palm Desert Food & Wine 2017

Palm Desert Food & Wine 2017

The suppable springtime soiree will once again attract big names on the restaurant and cookbook scene. 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.