Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Jan 14, 2013 at 12:26 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tahoe's Olympic Memories

Tahoe's Olympic Memories

Snow is on the ground and memories of the 1960 Winter Olympics in the air. Read »

Friday, Jan 4, 2013 at 7:55 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Carve Tahoe's Whimsical Snow Art

Carve Tahoe's Whimsical Snow Art

Cold creations get the snowy spotlight at a lovely lake-close event. Read »

Monday, Nov 26, 2012 at 6:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tahoe Skiing: What's Open, What's Ahead

Tahoe Skiing: What's Open, What's Ahead

The slopes were busy over T Day, and they're set for more snow action. Read »

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 1:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Lake Tahoe Autumn

Lake Tahoe Autumn

Reports are arriving that leaves are beginning to go gold. And red. And... Read »

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012 at 2:40 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

LEGOs at the Lake

LEGOs at the Lake

How many LEGOs would it take to make Lake Tahoe? Read »

Monday, Jun 18, 2012 at 3:33 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tahoe-Style Summer

Tahoe-Style Summer

Rafting on the Truckee and lake-close bike rides are two choices. Read »

Friday, Jun 8, 2012 at 12:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wanderlust 2012

Wanderlust 2012

It's a major yoga retreat, yes, but music, community, and mind-body classes round out the full schedule. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011 at 3:40 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Get Your Cross-Country On

Get Your Cross-Country On

Fancy a flatter terrain? Swoosh swoosh to Tahoe. Read »

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011 at 8:33 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Here Come the Colorful Quakies

Here Come the Colorful Quakies

If you're an aspen aficionado, best make for Tahoe lickety-split. Read »

Monday, Sep 19, 2011 at 9:49 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week

Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week

Headed for the lake? Tahoe's tastiest meals go prix fixe. 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.

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