Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 7:03 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fast Forward Sacramento

Fast Forward Sacramento

Adore Tower Bridge, the Capitol, and other stately treats? Watch and be delighted. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 10:31 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mondo Tunes: Sacramento Music Festival

Mondo Tunes: Sacramento Music Festival

Close to 100 bands'll play 300 sets. How's that for a sound spectacular? Read »

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 12:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

'Tis the Season for Subterranean Strolls

'Tis the Season for Subterranean Strolls

The Forestiere Underground Gardens and Sactown Underground make annual debuts. Read »

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 at 7:48 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rock Your Bonnets, Bonnet Buffs

Rock Your Bonnets, Bonnet Buffs

Old-school frippery gets its Easter weekend due, in Sacramento. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 7:08 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Craft Rules: Sacramento Beer Week

Craft Rules: Sacramento Beer Week

Some of the most sublime suds'll make a capital showing. Read »

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

American Cheese Society Mega Con Returns

American Cheese Society Mega Con Returns

Hundreds of cheesemaking specialists get savory in Sacramento. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 9:08 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Special Day: 30 SacTown Museums Go Free or Half-Off

Special Day: 30 SacTown Museums Go Free or Half-Off

Take in some state favorites and save on dough while you do it. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 1:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Old West, New Tech: A Sacramento Yuletide

Old West, New Tech: A Sacramento Yuletide

A theatrical light-bright swirl descends upon the historic area. A mega tree, too. Read »

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 11:12 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Old Sactown: Subterranean Exploring and Zombie Moaning

Old Sactown: Subterranean Exploring and Zombie Moaning

The Underground Tours add adult nights. And is that a zombie in the distance? Read »

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 10:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Spooky/Fun/Sweet Trains of October

The Spooky/Fun/Sweet Trains of October

Roaring Camp, the Skunk Train, and a Sacramento engine prepare to take to the rails. 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.

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