Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 6:56 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bee There: Comic-Con International

Bee There: Comic-Con International

The solar system's biggest pop con phenom sets up shop in San Diego. Read »

Saturday, Jun 28, 2014 at 6:14 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Kooky Craft Brew: Super Hero Beer Fest

Kooky Craft Brew: Super Hero Beer Fest

Shiny tights? Yep. Foamy suds? Yep. Read »

Friday, Jan 10, 2014 at 6:17 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Comic Books, Time Travel, and the Steinbeck Center

Comic Books, Time Travel, and the Steinbeck Center

A souped-up, gigawatt'd DeLorean will swing by the Salinas Valley Comic Con. Read »

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 3:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Comic-Con Superhero Beer Festival

Comic-Con Superhero Beer Festival

Capes on for craft beer goodness. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2013 at 11:11 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Comic-Con: Time to Think Costume

The planet's most mega pop culture extravaganza is just ahead in San Diego. How's... See Full Gallery »

Sunday, Jul 8, 2012 at 12:51 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Comic-Con 2012

Comic-Con 2012

Who are you seeing? Where are you staying? What are you wearing? Read »

Monday, Mar 5, 2012 at 6:17 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

WonderCon 2012

WonderCon 2012

Need a taste of pop-culture-y goodness before July? Make for Anaheim. 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.