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Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

State Fair Eating Contest: Hello, Corn Dogs

State Fair Eating Contest: Hello, Corn Dogs

Watch those sticks, contestants. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013 at 1:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Here Comes the State Fair (Food)

Here Comes the State Fair (Food)

Will your favorite summer be on a stick, deep-fried, or both? Read »

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 at 11:45 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Diesels and Dads

Diesels and Dads

Is your father a major old-school train buff? Make for Sactown lickety-split. Read »

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 12:17 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

California's First Ultra-Marathon Paddle

California's First Ultra-Marathon Paddle

We have a number of ultra marathon runs. Next up? One hundred miles of river. Read »

Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 1:42 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Train Day at a Train Landmark

Train Day at a Train Landmark

The California State Railroad Museum will waive admission. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013 at 4:08 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sactown's Saucy Subterranean Stroll

Sactown's Saucy Subterranean Stroll

The popular Underground Tours open their adults-only nights. Read »

Thursday, Mar 28, 2013 at 12:02 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

One Harry Book, Read Aloud, Non-Stop

One Harry Book, Read Aloud, Non-Stop

Readers in Sacramento will read all of "Sorcerer's Stone" over one night. Read »

Monday, Feb 25, 2013 at 7:01 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sactown Heads Underground

Sactown Heads Underground

Tickets for the ever-popular Underground Tours will soon go on sale. Read »

Friday, Jan 11, 2013 at 2:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sacramento Bacon Fest

Sacramento Bacon Fest

A full week of salty, meaty delights awaits in the capital. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 1:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Feast at the Fort

Feast at the Fort

A period-minded dinner is cooked up at one of our state's most famous sites. 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.