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Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 11:09 AM

Zin-tastic Gathering in Geyserville

Zin-tastic Gathering in Geyserville

Acorn Winery, Hart's Desire Winery, and other winemakers will pour their favorite zins. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 8:45 PM

The Lovely Lemons of Goleta

The Lovely Lemons of Goleta

The tartest of to-dos is a sweet September staple. Read »

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 9:04 PM

Merry Jest: NorCal Renaissance Faire

Merry Jest: NorCal Renaissance Faire

Casa de Fruta will host five festive fall weekends. Read »

Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 8:07 AM

New: Winchester Mystery House by Candlelight

New: Winchester Mystery House by Candlelight

Will the flicker add even more foreboding to the famous manse? Read »

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 8:40 PM

El Capitan Canyon Winter Sale

El Capitan Canyon Winter Sale

Plan your cold-weather getaway today at the Santa Barbara-close retreat. Read »

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 12:10 PM

Gold Rush Days

Gold Rush Days

Old Sacramento's yearly Labor Day Weekend whoop-di-doo covers history, entertainment, more. Read »

Saturday, Aug 6, 2016 at 10:24 AM

Hotel Perk: Pajama Delivery

Hotel Perk: Pajama Delivery

So you forgot to pack your comfies? The Orlando Hotel and BedHead Pajamas can help. Read »

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 9:06 PM

Capitola Begonia Festival

Capitola Begonia Festival

Flowery floats are a sweet favorite at this Labor Day Weekend festival. Read »

Sunday, Jul 31, 2016 at 9:28 AM

Tickets on Sale: Sonoma Holiday Open House

Tickets on Sale: Sonoma Holiday Open House

Have plans for Thanksgiving Saturday and Sunday? Sip/socialize at top wineries. Read »

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 11:45 AM

Bay Area Bliss: Cheese Parties

Bay Area Bliss: Cheese Parties

If you dig the California artisan to-do in Petaluma each spring, tune into these creamy haps. 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.