Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014 at 6:42 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Juicy Gathering: Fancy Tomato Time

Juicy Gathering: Fancy Tomato Time

Tomatomania! brings the heirloom magic to salad fans across the state. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 at 10:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Keep Watch, Bird Buffs: Condor Eggs

Keep Watch, Bird Buffs: Condor Eggs

It is nesting season for the gorgeous wonders. Read »

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 at 2:27 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

"Some Like It Hot" Sweetheart Gala

Three guesses as to where this movie-ready bash'll take place. Read »

Saturday, Jan 11, 2014 at 7:33 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

BEERology at the Museum of Man

BEERology at the Museum of Man

A history-soaked exhibit considers the marvels of the brew. Plus? Tastings are on tap, too. Read »

Saturday, Dec 21, 2013 at 5:23 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hot 2014: San Diego International Auto Show

Hot 2014: San Diego International Auto Show

Gleaming cars and fancy fenders? They'll vroom-vroom in the new year. Read »

Saturday, Dec 21, 2013 at 5:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Unusual Ice Rinks of the Golden State

Unusual Ice Rinks of the Golden State

Twirl near Half Dome or try a couples' skate near the ocean. Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 7:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wee Roar: Two Lion Cubs Born at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Wee Roar: Two Lion Cubs Born at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Oshana gave birth to a female and male. Coming soon? The public debut. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 at 10:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Diego Year-Closer: Huge Inflatables on Parade

San Diego Year-Closer: Huge Inflatables on Parade

A Holiday Bowl tradition takes to the streets (literally). Read »

Saturday, Oct 26, 2013 at 9:13 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Only U.S. Zoo to See Tasmanian Devils: San Diego

Only U.S. Zoo to See Tasmanian Devils: San Diego

The furry, big-teethed quartet made their zoo debut on Oct. 24. Read »

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Craft Brew Love-In: San Diego Beer Week

Craft Brew Love-In: San Diego Beer Week

The town that's near the top of the hops heap lines up the pint glasses. 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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