Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 9:44 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Palm Springs Cool: Vintage Trailer Show

Road trip dreams and nifty design scenes rule in the desert. View gallery »

Friday, Oct 9, 2015 at 10:24 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Alexander Estate: Tour a Palm Springs Icon

Elvis and Priscilla Presley honeymooned here; have a peek during the Modernism... View gallery »

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015 at 3:29 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Palm Springs Chic: High-Heeled Shoe Exhibit

Fabulous footwear gets the museum treatment. View gallery »

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015 at 12:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Desert Cool: Family Crafting Fest at The Ace

The May gathering, called "a Coachella for families," is all about... View gallery »

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 11:05 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Peek Inside Modernism Week's Trailer Fest

You can spy the interiors of these retro gems. View gallery »

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 at 9:36 AM
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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 »

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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.