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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Jul 3, 2017 at 10:12 PM

Fiery Fun: California Hot Sauce Expo

Fiery Fun: California Hot Sauce Expo

Prepare yourself for the caliente cocktail competition and the Spicy Pizza of Doom. Read »

Monday, Jul 3, 2017 at 8:40 AM

SLS Hotel: Summer Loves Sunshine Package

SLS Hotel: Summer Loves Sunshine Package

Relax in your cabana alongside the Altitude Pool. Read »

Sunday, Jul 2, 2017 at 11:26 AM

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort: Aviara Wellness Academy

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort: Aviara Wellness Academy

Ever surfed with a chef before? That's on the get-out-and-enjoy menu at the Carlsbad property. Read »

Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 at 3:23 PM

LotusFest: Ganna Walska Gloriousness

LotusFest: Ganna Walska Gloriousness

The exquisite flowers are busy opening up ahead of the joyful July bud bash. Read »

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 9:30 PM

The London West Hollywood: New Family Program

The London West Hollywood: New Family Program

A kid-sweet arrival gift and more delightful details are part of the package. Read »

Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 at 8:28 AM

Condors Fundraiser: Special Film Nights

Condors Fundraiser: Special Film Nights

A new documentary by photographer Tim Huntington will screen in support the Ventana Wildlife Society. Read »

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 2:14 PM

Gold Rush Days: Old Sactown's Historical Bash

Gold Rush Days: Old Sactown's Historical Bash

The Labor Day Weekend celebration returns with costumed actors, special tours, and a lively look back at the area's glittery history. Read »

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 10:47 AM

Happy Birthday, Lord Richard: Walnut Creek Bash

Happy Birthday, Lord Richard: Walnut Creek Bash

Wish "one of the oldest turkey vultures in California" well on her big 43rd birthday, at the Lindsay Wildlife Experience. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 6:12 PM

Marin County Fair: Fireworks and 'Funshine'

Marin County Fair: Fireworks and 'Funshine'

The five-day fun-tacular will celebrate the Summer of Love. Read »

Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 at 1:22 PM

California Pacifica Hotels: Summer of Love Deal

California Pacifica Hotels: Summer of Love Deal

Stay in Half Moon Bay, Cambria, or Santa Monica, and save. Going somewhere else? The savings stretch to 24 properties. 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.