Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Oct 3, 2014 at 7:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Meets NOLA: Wine Country Cajun Festival

Napa Meets NOLA: Wine Country Cajun Festival

Crawfish and dance-ready tunes? Napa goes New Orleans, for the day. Read »

Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 at 6:13 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy 25 Years, Napa Valley Wine Train

Happy 25 Years, Napa Valley Wine Train

The iconic toot-tooter honors its big Silver Anniversary with some vino-riffic contests. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 10:24 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Nice: Support Your Winery on #CabernetDay 2014

Napa Nice: Support Your Winery on #CabernetDay 2014

The last Thursday in August gives wine lovers a chance to back their beloved wineries. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 1:26 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Downtown Napa Party: Blues, Brews & BBQ

Downtown Napa Party: Blues, Brews & BBQ

A good chunk of the town'll turn it over to summer grilling and grooving. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 at 12:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Oh, It's On: Napa Valley Harvest 2014

Oh, It's On: Napa Valley Harvest 2014

Thought it might be a few weeks away? Au contraire, oenophiles. Read »

Friday, May 30, 2014 at 12:22 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Explore Wine and Perfume Pairings in Napa Valley

Explore Wine and Perfume Pairings in Napa Valley

Learn how to read the fragrance of wine at Domaine Carneros. Read »

Friday, May 30, 2014 at 9:59 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

60 Bands, Four Stages: BottleRock Napa Valley

60 Bands, Four Stages: BottleRock Napa Valley

Wine country's sound-a-fied summer season kick-off is nigh. Read »

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 10:23 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

St. Helena Hounds: V. Sattui Winery's Dog Day

St. Helena Hounds: V. Sattui Winery's Dog Day

The Napa Valley vineyard invites oenophiles and their BFFs for a Fido-riffic fundraiser. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 at 11:08 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wine Country's Offbeat Easter

Wine Country's Offbeat Easter

Hop aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train or head out for an adult egg hunt. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014 at 12:18 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Art Below: Napa Riverfront Chalk Festival

Art Below: Napa Riverfront Chalk Festival

The free fest spotlights works created on the sidewalk. 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.