Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016 at 10:59 AM

Earth Day with Your Pup (and Wine)

Earth Day with Your Pup (and Wine)

Take a ramble with Rover in Hopland. Read »

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 1:01 PM

Nature by Night: Dark Sky Week

Nature by Night: Dark Sky Week

Take a moment to gaze up, after sundown, in wonder. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 at 9:59 AM

Light Station Volunteers: Be a 'Wickie'

Light Station Volunteers: Be a 'Wickie'

Help out on projects around the East Brother Light Station. Read »

Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 9:39 PM

Chardonnay Symposium on the Central Coast

Chardonnay Symposium on the Central Coast

Are those light whites some of your favorite sips? Mark mid-May on the calendar. Read »

Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 1:11 PM

New Learning Fun at Lindsay Wildlife

New Learning Fun at Lindsay Wildlife

Guinea pig health check-ups, backyard themed displays, and more debut in Walnut Creek. Read »

Sunday, Apr 3, 2016 at 8:09 AM

Napa Valley Arts in April: Lodging Specials

Napa Valley Arts in April: Lodging Specials

Heading up for the month-long ode to all sorts of artistic endeavors? Eye a pair of stay-over deals. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 at 9:31 PM

John Wayne's Boat: Birthday Cruise

John Wayne's Boat: Birthday Cruise

Step aboard the Wild Goose and enjoy the waves off Balboa Island. Read »

Friday, Apr 1, 2016 at 9:04 PM

Wave-tastic Times at San Diego's Tower23

Wave-tastic Times at San Diego's Tower23

The beach-close hotel gives guests the opportunity to stretch their surf skills. Read »

Friday, Apr 1, 2016 at 1:02 PM

Monterey Mirth: Meet the 'Ghost Nautilus'

Monterey Mirth: Meet the 'Ghost Nautilus'

Look closer. Do you see it? Read »

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016 at 7:42 PM

Why Hello There, Two Millionth Rider

Why Hello There, Two Millionth Rider

Who will be the lucky and distinguished person to step aboard the Sacramento Southern Railroad? 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.