Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 9:42 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Beer vs. Wine in Half Moon Bay

Beer vs. Wine in Half Moon Bay

Can we all just get along? We can, and shall, over a delish, two-libation dinner. Read »

Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 at 7:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Half Moon Bay: Beyond the Big Pumpkins

Half Moon Bay: Beyond the Big Pumpkins

Yep, you're going to the famous fest to eye the biggies, but what else is going down? Read »

Saturday, Sep 14, 2013 at 7:30 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Big, Big, BIG Pumpkins of Half Moon Bay

Take a look back at some of the largest gourds to compete at the annual Half Moon... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 2:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy Birthday, Half Moon Bay Brewing

Happy Birthday, Half Moon Bay Brewing

It's a tasty 10th for one of the coast's coolest brewhouses. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 at 1:53 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Half Moon Bay's Giant Pumpkins

Half Moon Bay's Giant Pumpkins

One of the country's best known gourd gatherings rolls out the big'ns. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 at 1:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Half Moon Bay's Tour des Fleurs

Half Moon Bay's Tour des Fleurs

Get an inside look at the nurseries and farms of Half Moon Bay. Read »

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011 at 6:04 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Half Moon Bay Food & Wine Fare

Half Moon Bay Food & Wine Fare

It's a delicious Saturday of vinos and bites. Read »

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011 at 8:36 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Half Moon Bay's Pumpkin Days

Half Moon Bay's Pumpkin Days

The World Pumpkin Capital throws down the gauntlet -- or, er, the carving tools -- for its 41st go-around. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 9:43 AM
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By Jason Middleton

Half Moon Bay's Ritz-Carlton Brunch Turns 10

Half Moon Bay's Ritz-Carlton Brunch Turns 10

Specials on brunch, bubbles, spas and rooms to celebrate the birthday. 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.