Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Sunday, Sep 2, 2012 at 10:53 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Las Vegas Neon Museum

Las Vegas Neon Museum

The glittery lights of yesteryear will shine again this fall. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012 at 5:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sactown Museums, Free or Nearly

Sactown Museums, Free or Nearly

Over two dozen Sacramento will be waiving admission, or slicing it in half, on the first Saturday in February. Read »

Friday, Dec 30, 2011 at 6:26 AM
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By Becky Stickney

Spotting the Flukes

Spotting the Flukes

Where to spot them - from land or from sea. Read »

Friday, Dec 16, 2011 at 10:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Monterey Museum Goes Gratis

Monterey Museum Goes Gratis

Looking to get culture but stow the wallet during the holidays? Read »

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Geek Chic at the Garden Court

Geek Chic at the Garden Court

Computer history, a zeppelin ride, and a relaxing getaway? Someone's perfect package is straight ahead. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2011 at 9:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A New Home for the Zephyr

A New Home for the Zephyr

Disney donated the historic train to the Western Pacific Railroad Museum. Read »

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011 at 9:50 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bigfoot Benefest

Bigfoot Benefest

A bevy of bands are raising funds for the Bigfoot Discovery Project. Read »

Friday, Jun 24, 2011 at 4:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Clayton Bailey's World of Wonders

Clayton Bailey's World of Wonders

The "mad scientist" artist gets a major Sacramento restrospective. Read »

Monday, Jun 13, 2011 at 9:08 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Summer of Impressionism

The Summer of Impressionism

The Crocker Art Museum is featuring the works of George Bellows and other American Impressionists. Read »

Monday, May 30, 2011 at 8:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

California's Role in the First World War

California's Role in the First World War

A new exhibit at the California State Capitol Museum offers stories told through letters and images. 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.