Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 10:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sactown Wine and Brew Parties

Sactown Wine and Brew Parties

The West Coast Brew Fest will take over Miller Park; a few weeks later, Raley's Grape Escape heads for Sacramento's Cesar Chavez Park. Read »

Thursday, Apr 26, 2012 at 10:34 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

All-Night Homer Reading

All-Night Homer Reading

Two hundred people, 12+ hours, and "The Odyssey"; Fairytale Town in Sactown stages an epic nighttime reading. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 12:59 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy 100th, I Street Bridge

Happy 100th, I Street Bridge

It's all about the Golden Gate, for sure; but let's give a shout-out for an iconic span's big centennial. Read »

Friday, Mar 23, 2012 at 5:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sacramento Food Tours

Sacramento Food Tours

Brush up on local favorites and regional foodstuffs with Local Roots Food Tours. Read »

Thursday, Mar 15, 2012 at 1:15 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

St. Pat's in Sactown and San Jose

St. Pat's in Sactown and San Jose

Ever seen a mermaid wave her way through Old Town Sacramento? Read »

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2012 at 4:15 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Underground Surfaces

The Underground Surfaces

The weather is warming up which means it is time to head below the surface. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012 at 2:09 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Roses in the Cemetery

Roses in the Cemetery

Roses are blooming at the Sacramento Old City Cemetery. Read »

Thursday, Feb 23, 2012 at 10:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sacramento Beer Week 2012

Sacramento Beer Week 2012

The capital makes a run at high-end foams and tasty brews. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012 at 5:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sactown Museums, Free or Nearly

Sactown Museums, Free or Nearly

Over two dozen Sacramento will be waiving admission, or slicing it in half, on the first Saturday in February. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011 at 10:42 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Spooky Sactown

Spooky Sactown

A trio of atmospheric walking tours promise to be both informative and perhaps a tad terrifying. 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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