Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 9:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Elvis Fest: Thank You, Thank You Very Much

Elvis Fest: Thank You, Thank You Very Much

Dig out those huge sunglasses and make for Costa Mesa, Presley people. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 at 11:11 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Trick-or-Treating at The King's Casa

Trick-or-Treating at The King's Casa

Elvis Presley's desert Honeymoon Hideaway opens up for Halloween night. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The King's Palm Springs Birthday Party

The King's Palm Springs Birthday Party

Fans and tribute artists will raise the hunka hunka roof in Palm Springs. Read »

Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 at 6:42 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Musical Reunion at Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway

Musical Reunion at Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway

Sinatra and Elvis, together again? Two performers pay tribute, in Palm Springs. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 at 10:38 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Gathering of Elvii

A Gathering of Elvii

Don your rhinestone jumpsuit and sway your hips to San Jose. Read »

Sunday, Apr 15, 2012 at 8:59 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Elvis Honeymoon Weekend

Elvis Honeymoon Weekend

Kingly tunes and a peek at a celebrated Palm Springs abode? It's an annual desert tradition. Read »

Friday, Aug 12, 2011 at 6:29 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Elvis Tribute Day

Elvis Tribute Day

"All Eras of Elvis" will be celebrated. Yes! 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.