Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
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 »

Monday, Jan 21, 2013 at 8:58 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tour de Palm Springs

Tour de Palm Springs

Brisk desert air and arid vistas combine for one smooth ride. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The King's Palm Springs Birthday Party

The King's Palm Springs Birthday Party

Fans and tribute artists will raise the hunka hunka roof in Palm Springs. Read »

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 1:55 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Dreaming of a Desert Christmas

Dreaming of a Desert Christmas

The season in Palm Springs is merry, bright, and typically full of sunshine. Read »

Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 at 6:42 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Musical Reunion at Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway

Musical Reunion at Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway

Sinatra and Elvis, together again? Two performers pay tribute, in Palm Springs. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 at 9:33 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Palm Desert's Wildlights

Palm Desert's Wildlights

A Palm Desert tradition turns 20, with twinkle and glow. 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.