Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 9:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Palm Springs Modernism: Retro Yard Sale

Palm Springs Modernism: Retro Yard Sale

The goodie-filled to-do is just one of the events at the big fall gathering. Read »

Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 2:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

High Altitude: Summer Tramway Deal

High Altitude: Summer Tramway Deal

The Palm Spring's Aerial Tramway deal offers fans a way to cool off in a jiffy. Read »

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 9:15 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Warm Gourmet: Palm Springs Restaurant Week

Warm Gourmet: Palm Springs Restaurant Week

Damp days have you looking to the desert? You can daydream. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 at 10:19 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Modernism Week: Tickets Still Available

Modernism Week: Tickets Still Available

Think the swankest soiree in the desert is full, full, full? That's a big nope. Read »

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 at 6:42 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Free To-Dos: Palm Springs Modernism Week

Free To-Dos: Palm Springs Modernism Week

Yep, lots of the events cost, but there are a few freebies to be had. Read »

Thursday, Jan 9, 2014 at 10:54 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hot Ticket: Modernism Week Bus Tours

Hot Ticket: Modernism Week Bus Tours

Want to lookie-loo at some of the desert's most dramatic homes? Hop on the double-decker. Read »

Friday, Jan 3, 2014 at 1:15 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Desert Divine: Palm Springs Film Fest

Desert Divine: Palm Springs Film Fest

The first of the year's big cinema treats is out the door, fast. Read »

Saturday, Dec 28, 2013 at 12:52 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Modernism Week: Vintage Travel Trailers

Modernism Week: Vintage Travel Trailers

Dreamed of owning one yourself? Make for Palm Springs in February. Read »

Saturday, Dec 21, 2013 at 5:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Palm Springs Getaway: "Forever Marilyn" Package

Palm Springs Getaway:

The 26-foot-tall sculpture is still in the desert, and a local hotel wants you to see it. Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 7:00 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Palm Springs Makes Prestigious List

Palm Springs Makes Prestigious List

The guidebook titan names Palm Springs one of the world's top 2014 destinations. 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.