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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Nov 16, 2012 at 9:29 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Portola Hotel Stay & Skate Package

Portola Hotel Stay & Skate Package

Make for Monterey and make merry by the bay. Read »

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

Monterey Bay Jellyfish Jamboree

Monterey Bay Jellyfish Jamboree

The aquarium's most ethereal visitors get their own weekend-long party. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012 at 11:10 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rare Jellies in Monterey

Rare Jellies in Monterey

Aquariums have never been able to keep Crown Jellies, but the Monterey Bay Aquarium found a way. Read »

Saturday, Jun 23, 2012 at 9:31 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Carmel Wine Walk-by-the-Sea

Carmel Wine Walk-by-the-Sea

Strolling one of the planet's prettiest nooks and tasting vino? Okay. Read »

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013 at 8:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Big Sur's Stunning Hikes

Big Sur's Stunning Hikes

Wildflowers, waterfalls, and, oh yes, the beach. Find your ideal day stroll. Read »

Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 at 9:00 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Aquarium-Style April Fools

Aquarium-Style April Fools

Is there a Plesiosaurus swimming at one our country's most famous ocean institutes? Read »

Thursday, Mar 22, 2012 at 11:36 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Jelly Fish in the Museum

Jelly Fish in the Museum

Can't get enough of the ocean's most diaphanous creatures? Monterey's got a double dose of goodness for your jelly jonesing. Read »

Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 at 7:20 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Jellies Galore

Jellies Galore

The most alien of the underwater creatures gets a new exhibit in Monterey. Read »

Monday, Feb 20, 2012 at 8:30 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Monterey's Sea Otter Rescue

Monterey's Sea Otter Rescue

A rescued pup joins the Sea Otter Exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Gift (Card) of the Sea

Gift (Card) of the Sea

Your pal loves Monterey Bay Aquarium? Here's her next birthday present. 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.