Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 at 11:58 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Jelly Belly Weekend: Candy Palooza

Jelly Belly Weekend: Candy Palooza

Look to two days of sweetness -- and wine for the grown-ups -- at Jelly Belly. Read »

Friday, Jul 5, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Suisun Valley's Tomato Soiree

Suisun Valley's Tomato Soiree

Fairfield celebrates its heirloom heritage in August. Read »

Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 1:24 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Wildflowers of Jepson Prairie

The Wildflowers of Jepson Prairie

Buds are a-poppin near Fairfield. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013 at 3:00 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Pleasures of Suisun Valley

The Pleasures of Suisun Valley

The Fairfield-close region offers a bevy of excellent wineries to explore. Read »

Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 9:15 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

California Candy Festival

California Candy Festival

Thousands of sweets fans'll make for Jelly Belly in Fairfield. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2011 at 3:56 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fairfield Tomato Festival

Fairfield Tomato Festival

Tomato growers and tomato followers will mingle at the two-day celebration. 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.