Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 11:27 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Harvest Fest: Mega Craft Fair Hits the Road

Harvest Fest: Mega Craft Fair Hits the Road

Ornaments, artworks, baked goods, more: Fall gets huge in Ventura (and beyond). Read »

Sunday, Sep 7, 2014 at 1:42 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Prospector Rates Return to Furnace Creek

Prospector Rates Return to Furnace Creek

It's a Death Valley deal at two of the national park's famous properties. Read »

Sunday, Sep 7, 2014 at 7:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Trees Are A-Turning: Mono County Fall

Trees Are A-Turning: Mono County Fall

Red and yellow leaves are fluttering near the 395. Need a free foliage map? Read »

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 10:06 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

New Leaf-Tracking Map: California Fall Foliage Blog

New Leaf-Tracking Map: California Fall Foliage Blog

Where will the Golden State's trees start to turn first? Read »

Saturday, Oct 26, 2013 at 9:12 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Foliage Time: See Peak Color

Foliage Time: See Peak Color

The call to "Go Now!" -- and enjoy the hues of autumn -- is on. Read »

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 1:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Lake Tahoe Autumn

Lake Tahoe Autumn

Reports are arriving that leaves are beginning to go gold. And red. And... Read »

Monday, Sep 10, 2012 at 1:49 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fall Foliage, California-Style

Fall Foliage, California-Style

Find where the Golden State goes golden. 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.