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Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014 at 10:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Crew for a Day: Join the Historic Sierra No. 3

Crew for a Day: Join the Historic Sierra No. 3

Hop in the cab of a Gold Country favorite (and get to work). Read »

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 at 11:23 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Admire Spring Wildflowers, by Train

Admire Spring Wildflowers, by Train

Fingers crossed that the Sierra foothills will be all a-flower. Read »

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 at 12:59 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rare Peek Inside Railtown 1897

Rare Peek Inside Railtown 1897

Eye a steam locomotive get the buff-up, in Jamestown. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 10:52 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Riding a Vintage Train Through Gold Country

Riding a Vintage Train Through Gold Country

The Sierra No. 3 is set to start its season. Read »

Monday, Mar 28, 2011 at 6:56 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Riding the Movie Star Locomotive

Riding the Movie Star Locomotive

Sierra No. 3 may not be a household name, but the Gold Country engine is definitely a star. 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.