Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 11:31 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Pismo Sparkle: BUBBLYFEST by the Sea

Pismo Sparkle: BUBBLYFEST by the Sea

Billed as the "nation's only sparkling wine festival," the October party promises ocean-views, fine wines. Read »

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 5:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Clams Rule the Sand in Pismo Beach

Clams Rule the Sand in Pismo Beach

The ocean-sweet town's 67th Clam Festival is straight ahead. Read »

Friday, Jan 27, 2012 at 4:32 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

California Western Monarch Day

California Western Monarch Day

Pismo Beach prepares to salute our state's flittiest February friend. 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.