Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Apr 25, 2014 at 9:03 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cambria Savory: Tasty Chili Cook-Off

Cambria Savory: Tasty Chili Cook-Off

Cars, beer, and bowls of goodness are part of the springtime shindig. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 10:09 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Ways to Wheel: Bike Month in Cambria

Ways to Wheel: Bike Month in Cambria

The AMGEN Tour of California host city has plenty of methods for taking a memorable roll. Read »

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013 at 12:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Finding "Comfort & Joy" in Cambria

Finding

Gingerbread, a holiday ornament, and Hearst Castle? Fa la la, indeed. Read »

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:10 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Art Meets Autumn: Golden State Scarecrows

Art Meets Autumn: Golden State Scarecrows

A trio of towns around the state put out their most creative fall figures. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 at 7:43 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cambria's Funky Fall

Cambria's Funky Fall

Winery haps, art to-dos, and easy ocean-close breezy days ahead. Read »

Monday, Sep 2, 2013 at 11:22 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Winding Along the Pacific Coast Wine Trail

Winding Along the Pacific Coast Wine Trail

Get acquainted with a septet of Cambria and Cambria-region wineries. Read »

Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 6:07 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cambria + Zinfandel 4evr

Cambria + Zinfandel 4evr

The ocean-close burg celebrates a certain spicy wine. Read »

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 12:28 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cambria-Cool Getaway

Cambria-Cool Getaway

A classic California town in winter? It's a little bit of bliss. 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 »

Sunday, Apr 10, 2011 at 4:05 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cambria Chili Cook-Off

Cambria Chili Cook-Off

Take that deliciously salty air, and mix in the smell of spices and wood. Mmm x 100. 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.