Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Sunday, Nov 17, 2013 at 9:52 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Where Santa Arrives by Sea

Where Santa Arrives by Sea

A Capitola holiday tradition prepares to paddle into shore. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 at 4:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Flowers on the Water: Capitola Begonia Festival

Flowers on the Water: Capitola Begonia Festival

It's the 61st year for one of the region's most whimsical summer sweetnesses. Read »

Friday, Dec 30, 2011 at 8:26 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wine and Crab Taste-Off

Wine and Crab Taste-Off

Celebrate the crustacean in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2011 at 6:36 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Capitola's Kris Kringle

Capitola's Kris Kringle

Santa arrives, with cheer, via outrigger canoe. Read »

Friday, Sep 9, 2011 at 5:59 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Capitola Art & Wine Festival

Capitola Art & Wine Festival

The two-day, beach-close bash'll feature some 21 wineries and dozens upon dozens of artists. 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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