Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Vegas New: SLS Debut, Neon Nights, Offbeat Sweets

Vegas New: SLS Debut, Neon Nights, Offbeat Sweets

The art-luxe property opens on Labor Day; reservations are now open. Read »

Saturday, Jan 11, 2014 at 7:33 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

BEERology at the Museum of Man

BEERology at the Museum of Man

A history-soaked exhibit considers the marvels of the brew. Plus? Tastings are on tap, too. Read »

Sunday, Dec 22, 2013 at 12:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Next Year's Holiday Card: Vegas Neon at Night

Next Year's Holiday Card: Vegas Neon at Night

The Neon Museum opens up to evening shutterbugs on the day after New Year's. 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, 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 »

Saturday, Jul 13, 2013 at 10:14 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Two Ringos to Love in California: A Starr and a Giraffe

Two Ringos to Love in California: A Starr and a Giraffe

Safari West welcomes a new baby; in LA, the Grammy Museum salutes a Beatle. 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, Feb 25, 2013 at 7:01 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A "Bad Dog" Visits Newport Beach

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A 28-foot-tall canine leaves its mark on the Orange County Museum of Art. Read »

Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 at 11:45 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

LA Free Museums Deal

LA Free Museums Deal

Heading up to Los Angeles and want culture? LA Tourism can help. 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.