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Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Dec 3, 2012 at 10:00 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Surfing Days at the Ventana Inn

Surfing Days at the Ventana Inn

A Big Sur lodge teams up with Billabong on a water-nice package. Read »

Monday, Oct 22, 2012 at 1:19 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Post Ranch Destination Lunch

Post Ranch Destination Lunch

Drive to Big Sur for a midday meal? Call it a delicious day trip. Read »

Monday, Jul 16, 2012 at 11:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Big Sur Marathon

Big Sur Marathon

One of the most scenic runs in the world fills up fast. Read »

Monday, May 21, 2012 at 11:43 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Big Sur Condor Tours

Big Sur Condor Tours

Mighty wing span, mighty flight; people are booking up the oh-so-popular condor outings at Big Sur. Read »

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013 at 8:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Big Sur's Stunning Hikes

Big Sur's Stunning Hikes

Wildflowers, waterfalls, and, oh yes, the beach. Find your ideal day stroll. 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 »

Monday, Nov 7, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Big Sur Half Marathon

Big Sur Half Marathon

A scenic Sunday run by the craggy shores of Pacific Grove and Monterey? Yes, please. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2011 at 8:34 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

An auction and a Grand Public Tasting are highlights of the party's third annual outing. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2011 at 12:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Esalen International Arts Festival

Esalen International Arts Festival

San Francisco-based artist Meklit Hadero will perform at the Big Sur celebration. Read »

Monday, Jun 20, 2011 at 11:07 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

California Condor Viewing Tour

California Condor Viewing Tour

Tours were suspended with the closure of Highway One at Big Sur; now they're back on. 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.