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Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 12:56 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Ending Forever: Mariposa Big Tree Tram Tour

Ending Forever: Mariposa Big Tree Tram Tour

A major restoration of the Yosemite sequoia grove is due. Read »

Saturday, Jan 18, 2014 at 8:06 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Crunch, Crunch, Crunch: Snowshoe Mariposa Grove

Crunch, Crunch, Crunch: Snowshoe Mariposa Grove

A winter-pretty outing takes adventurers past the Big Trees. Read »

Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 at 9:56 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Big Trees Tour of Yosemite's Mariposa Grove

The Big Trees Tour of Yosemite's Mariposa Grove

Put on the headphones and prepare to marvel at mega sequoias. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011 at 9:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mariposas in Mariposa

Mariposas in Mariposa

The Gold Country village celebrates its wing-pretty namesake, festival-style. 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.