Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 10:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Paddlefest: Head Out onto Humboldt Bay

Paddlefest: Head Out onto Humboldt Bay

Lessons, adventure, and peaceful beauty are part of the aquatic outing. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 9:41 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Good Vibes: Redwood Coast Jazz Festival

Good Vibes: Redwood Coast Jazz Festival

A sound-sweet pre-summer party unfolds in Eureka. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at 12:59 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Historic Cinema at 75: San Francisco Meets Eureka

Historic Cinema at 75: San Francisco Meets Eureka

A Humboldt County favorite marks a big anniversary. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 at 5:27 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

NorCal Cheer: Trucks All Done Up in Lights

NorCal Cheer: Trucks All Done Up in Lights

Big vehicles glow in Eureka and Ukiah. Read »

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 at 9:40 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Holidays in Humboldt County

The Holidays in Humboldt County

Lit-up Victorians and Ferndale's tall, tall Christmas tree are two seasonal treats Read »

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Humboldt's High-Jinks-iest Race

Humboldt's High-Jinks-iest Race

The Arcata/Eureka/Ferndale event is called "the triathlon of the art world." Read »

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012 at 11:09 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Humboldt's December Sparkle

Humboldt's December Sparkle

Heading the Eureka, Arcata, or environs this season? Find to-dos. Read »

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 at 9:33 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

California's Spookiest Houses

California's Spookiest Houses

Eureka's Carson Mansion is on the list; what else made the creepy cut? Read »

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 12:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

An Eclipse, the Redwoods, and You

An Eclipse, the Redwoods, and You

The area around Eureka has some fun things in store for the upcoming solar eclipse. Read »

Thursday, Mar 24, 2011 at 9:45 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Redwood Coast Jazz Festival

Redwood Coast Jazz Festival

The Eureka shimmy-down is turning 21 in 2011, with four days of hot-hot-hot-ness. 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.