Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Saturday, Nov 2, 2013 at 7:45 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tram, Boat, Train: Thanksgiving Dinner, on the Move

Tram, Boat, Train: Thanksgiving Dinner, on the Move

Chow down on yams, turkey, and stuffing, all with views and/or changing vistas. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 at 11:11 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Trick-or-Treating at The King's Casa

Trick-or-Treating at The King's Casa

Elvis Presley's desert Honeymoon Hideaway opens up for Halloween night. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 at 12:55 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tram Run: Sprinting Up a Mountain (Literally)

Tram Run: Sprinting Up a Mountain (Literally)

A run famous for extreme elevation change is set to hoof it up a portion of San Jacinto. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 at 2:40 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Exploring the Desert's Mid-Century Gems

Exploring the Desert's Mid-Century Gems

A fall season kick-off for the popular winter series is on the horizon. Read »

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 1:03 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Palm Springs Cute: Family Crafting Weekend

Palm Springs Cute: Family Crafting Weekend

Kids and parents make accessories, bags, and art together at the Ace. Read »

Sunday, Aug 11, 2013 at 9:53 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Retro Party: MOD Palm Springs Weekend

Retro Party: MOD Palm Springs Weekend

Retro tiki culture, fab cocktails, and SHAG'll be part of the swank soiree. Read »

Saturday, Jun 1, 2013 at 9:25 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Palm Springs Cool: Find Those Hot Weather Deals

Palm Springs Cool: Find Those Hot Weather Deals

Hotels welcome summer with sweet, SPF friendly deals. Read »

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Dining Discounts in the Desert

Dining Discounts in the Desert

Restaurant Week gets sizzling around the desert resorts. Read »

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 8:16 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Sweet Summer Deal at Korakia Pensione

A Sweet Summer Deal at Korakia Pensione

Hot deals heat up at one of the desert's prettiest destinations. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013 at 1:13 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Moby Visits Modernism Week

Moby Visits Modernism Week

The music-maker is set to speak at Modernism Week. 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.