Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 at 7:19 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Beautiful Oysters of Arcata

Beautiful Oysters of Arcata

Humboldt Bay's shimmery gems get shucked and savored this June. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wacky Roadsters: Kinetic Grand Championship

Wacky Roadsters: Kinetic Grand Championship

A Humboldt Bay favorite is gearin' up for gettin' weird. Read »

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Humboldt's High-Jinks-iest Race

Humboldt's High-Jinks-iest Race

The Arcata/Eureka/Ferndale event is called "the triathlon of the art world." Read »

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 12:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Downing Oysters in Arcata Bay

Downing Oysters in Arcata Bay

You love the area and you love briny bites. Ready to head north? Read »

Friday, May 20, 2011 at 10:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Kinetic Grand Championship

Kinetic Grand Championship

Human-powered vehicles will flap, roll, and squiggle their way from Arcata to Ferndale. 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.