Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 5:04 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santas, Penguins, and Neon: Las Vegas Holiday

Santas, Penguins, and Neon: Las Vegas Holiday

The thousands-strong Santa Run is just the start of Sin City's big season. Read »

Thursday, Nov 28, 2013 at 7:19 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sin City Santas: Thousands of Kringles Ready to Run

Sin City Santas: Thousands of Kringles Ready to Run

Things are bigger in Vegas, and this costume-y confab is no exception. Read »

Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Avengers Take Sin City

The Avengers Take Sin City

A "fully immersive Marvel 4D theater" debuts at Madame Tussauds. Read »

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 12:15 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fall Days in Sin City

Fall Days in Sin City

Discover the offbeat pleasures of an autumn desert. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 10:42 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Golden Hour Photos at the Las Vegas Neon Museum

Golden Hour Photos at the Las Vegas Neon Museum

Want to snap some iconic Sin City signs at sunset? Best sign up. Read »

Sunday, Sep 29, 2013 at 9:06 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Las Vegas Yum: FOOD & WINE All-Star Weekend

Las Vegas Yum: FOOD & WINE All-Star Weekend

Burger showdowns and chef hobnobbing fill the foodie, Strip-close confab. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 at 9:28 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Your 11/12/13 Wedding at the Vegas Neon Museum

Your 11/12/13 Wedding at the Vegas Neon Museum

Get hitched in the sign-packed, sun-filled spot. But: Spots are limited. Read »

Sunday, Jul 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Here Comes 11/12/13: Best Book That Vegas Wedding

Here Comes 11/12/13: Best Book That Vegas Wedding

Psst. Want to get married at the Mob Museum? Read »

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 4:50 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Grown-Up Field Trip: Las Vegas Neon

Grown-Up Field Trip: Las Vegas Neon

Hop a bus from LA and see all the shiny, shiny lights of the Strip. Read »

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 6:54 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Vegas Con: 1000+ People in "Star Trek" Costumes

Vegas Con: 1000+ People in

The big "Star Trek" convention looks to take back its title. 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.