Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Oct 28, 2013 at 1:04 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Food and Wine of Napa Valley Film Fest

The Food and Wine of Napa Valley Film Fest

What to do at the film fest if you're not catching any movies. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 at 5:15 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Napa Valley Coffin Races

The Napa Valley Coffin Races

Colorful creations -- and even more colorful teams -- race in a lively pre-Halloween happening. Read »

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 2:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

"Recharge Your Batteries" at the Harvest Inn

The Napa Valley Inn has new car-charging stations and a package to match. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 at 4:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sweet Deal: Napa Valley Film Festival

Sweet Deal: Napa Valley Film Festival

Book three nights at a participating hotel and get a gala ticket (but act fast). Read »

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 at 2:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Red Moon, Corn Moon, Napa Valley Wine Train

Red Moon, Corn Moon, Napa Valley Wine Train

Take a ride and sip wine by the glow of a full moon. Read »

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 3:06 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tickets on Sale: Flavor! Napa Valley

Tickets on Sale: Flavor! Napa Valley

The pre-Thanksgiving Week party is one of fall's most festive events. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013 at 10:51 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Valley Festival del Sole

Napa Valley Festival del Sole

Concerts, wines, theater, and twinkly settings star in this summer classic. Read »

Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 at 1:02 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

BottleRock Napa

BottleRock Napa

The Black Keys and Alabama Shakes are set to headline this first-time fest. Read »

Saturday, Feb 16, 2013 at 8:01 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Calistoga's Mustard, Mud & Music

Calistoga's Mustard, Mud & Music

It's artsy, it's alliterative, and it happens in March. Hey! Another M. Read »

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 at 6:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Underwater-Aged Wine from Napa

Underwater-Aged Wine from Napa

How does a glass of ocean-aged cabernet sound to you? 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.