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Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Sep 14, 2015 at 8:30 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Dapper Day: Vintage Oomph Returns to Disneyland

Hats, gloves, heels: Gussy up and hang with Goofy, old-fashioned fashion fans. View gallery »

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 at 12:41 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Death Valley's Happening Nightlife Scene

Death Valley's Happening Nightlife Scene

The clubs are few -- well, non-existent -- but the spectacular show? So rich. Read »

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 2:56 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Camping Cool: Santa Barbara Silver Safari

Camping Cool: Santa Barbara Silver Safari

Book a vintage beauty and round out the summer with a little R&R. Read »

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 5:19 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Heritage Tour: Ye Olde Ghost Town Road Trip

Heritage Tour: Ye Olde Ghost Town Road Trip

Spend the middle of September visiting Bodie, Aurora, and Masonic. Read »

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 5:22 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Zip by Night: A Catalina Island Adventure

Zip by Night: A Catalina Island Adventure

Get a different view of the hilly burg as evening falls (and you zoom). Read »

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 12:38 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Tower on the Windswept Crag

The Tower on the Windswept Crag

Travel to Ireland via Carmel at the Tor House. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012 at 5:43 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

ARTify Cambria

ARTify Cambria

If you've always wanted to visit Nitt Witt Ridge, that colorful monument to upcycling, your chance is now. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012 at 10:42 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Point Sur Moonlight Walk

Point Sur Moonlight Walk

The Point Sur Lighthouse Tours are about to begin for 2012. Ready for an atmospheric nighttime ramble? Read »

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 7:49 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Lovely, Lunar Lassen

Lovely, Lunar Lassen

A favorite peak and its "Mars-scape" feel get a major shout-out. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012 at 5:44 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Fall in Winter

The Fall in Winter

Ever seen sunshine set a waterfall alight? Make for Yosemite. 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.