Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 9:08 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Line: Hello Kitty Con's Official LA Stay

The Line: Hello Kitty Con's Official LA Stay

The famous pop feline-esque favorite is all the talk 'round the Koreatown spot. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 6:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

TV Fans Flock to LA Costume Show

TV Fans Flock to LA Costume Show

Dozens of outfits from current series go on display at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:32 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Great Museum Discounts: Discover the Arts LA

Great Museum Discounts: Discover the Arts LA

Over 30 museums offer deals in association with a bevy of hot hotels. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 at 2:09 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

TV Road Trip: LA's Starry PaleyFest

TV Road Trip: LA's Starry PaleyFest

Several television casts gather in Hollywood to talk shop, say hi to fans. Read »

Friday, Feb 14, 2014 at 2:56 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Oscar Time: Eye Over 100 Movie Costumes

Oscar Time: Eye Over 100 Movie Costumes

Frippery and trim and tulle; a Los Angeles fashion school hosts a bevy of cinematic outfits. Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 7:00 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

#RedCarpetLA: Awards Season Is Nigh

#RedCarpetLA: Awards Season Is Nigh

Snap a glittery photo and maybe get a chance to attend a show. Read »

Saturday, Dec 7, 2013 at 8:01 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Poshing Up December, the LA Way

Poshing Up December, the LA Way

Making for Southern California and a little shopping, too? Kimpton has an offer. Read »

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 12:00 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Deals Aplenty: LA Museum Season

Deals Aplenty: LA Museum Season

Stay in a participating hotel for two nights and nab free museum admissions. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 at 10:40 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Going Car-Free in LA

Going Car-Free in LA

Two hotels are sending guests out on two wheels (and foot). Read »

Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 10:50 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

SoCal's Spooky Summer

SoCal's Spooky Summer

The ghosty high jinks start early in the land of sunshine. 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.