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By Alysia Gray Painter

Orchid Party: Winchester Mystery House Abloom

Orchid Party: Winchester Mystery House Abloom

The San Jose Orchid Exposition flowers at a certain famous manse. Read »

Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 6:56 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Winchester Mystery House: Overnight Stays Ahead

Winchester Mystery House: Overnight Stays Ahead

Spending the night at the famously spooky abode is given the okay. Read »

Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 at 9:10 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Flashlights and Fright: Winchester Mystery House Halloween

Flashlights and Fright: Winchester Mystery House Halloween

Point your beam toward the Winchester Mystery House, if you dare. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 at 11:52 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Very Winchester Friday the 13th

A Very Winchester Friday the 13th

Flashlights in the Winchester Mystery House? It must be a special day. Read »

Friday, Nov 30, 2012 at 1:47 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Winchester Mystery House Christmas

It's got a spooky rep, but when San Jose's famous Victorian mansion puts on... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 at 9:33 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

California's Spookiest Houses

California's Spookiest Houses

Eureka's Carson Mansion is on the list; what else made the creepy cut? Read »

Monday, Aug 20, 2012 at 6:41 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Halloween Calling at the Winchester

Halloween Calling at the Winchester

Hot weather? Pah. A certain San Jose house is already dreaming of cool 'n creepy October nights. Read »

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 at 12:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Winchester-Style Friday the 13th

Winchester-Style Friday the 13th

Another spooky date? Another ringing of the San Jose landmark's bell. Read »

Friday, May 18, 2012 at 5:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wild West Winchester

Wild West Winchester

A certain famous mansion raises some dust over Memorial Day Weekend. Read »

Friday, Jan 13, 2012 at 4:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Jose's Spookiest Bell

San Jose's Spookiest Bell

What's Friday the 13th mean at the Winchester Mystery House? Why the ringing of the bell, of course. 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.

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