Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 7:05 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Blues and Brews: A Mammoth Mountain Tradition

Blues and Brews: A Mammoth Mountain Tradition

Buddy Guy headlines the summertime soundfest. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 at 11:20 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mountaintop Learning: Explore Mammoth

Mountaintop Learning: Explore Mammoth

Get to know the history and geology of the big mountain. Read »

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:33 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth Deal: Ski, Bike, and Golf in One Day

Mammoth Deal: Ski, Bike, and Golf in One Day

A late spring tradition keeps sportsy sorts on their feet (and skis). Read »

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 at 4:32 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Deep Winter Snow Under October Skies

Deep Winter Snow Under October Skies

So you've been longing for the cold, white stuff, huh? Read »

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 1:53 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mountain Gold: Leaf-Peeping Deals Ahead

Mountain Gold: Leaf-Peeping Deals Ahead

The Westin Mammoth helps you save during your annual foliage search. Read »

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 4:15 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Devils Postpile: Remote, Stark, and Stunning

Devils Postpile: Remote, Stark, and Stunning

The Sierra-based national monument has its 2013 opening date. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013 at 10:50 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Ski Deal Shaves High Temp Number from Lodging Bill

Ski Deal Shaves High Temp Number from Lodging Bill

Mammoth schusses into spring with a weather-focused discount. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 12:06 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth to Stay Open Through Memorial Day

Mammoth to Stay Open Through Memorial Day

The Sierra ski destination keeps the slopes running. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012 at 6:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Snow in the Sierra

Snow in the Sierra

Haven't had your fill of fall yet? It's wrapping in some parts of the state. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 10:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth's Snow Guarantee

Mammoth's Snow Guarantee

If the base isn't growing fast enough, you win. 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.