Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 9:23 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Felton Festival of Steam

A Felton Festival of Steam

A harvest faire and steamy train rides toot-toot at Roaring Camp Railroads. Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 1:17 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Felton Fun: Thomas the Tank Engine Visits the Redwoods

Felton Fun: Thomas the Tank Engine Visits the Redwoods

A pair of special summer weekends brings a sweet, toot-toot surprise. Read »

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 10:14 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Easter Egg Hunt at Roaring Camp Railroads

Easter Egg Hunt at Roaring Camp Railroads

Look for brightly hued eggs and ride a steam train? Holiday fun awaits. Read »

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 at 6:15 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Roaring Camp Welcomes Thomas the Tank Engine

Roaring Camp Welcomes Thomas the Tank Engine

Two weekends, lots of trainly to-dos, one smiley superstar of a train. Read »

Thursday, Oct 20, 2011 at 10:49 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Roaring Camp's Ghost Train

Roaring Camp's Ghost Train

Brave enough to climb aboard? 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.