Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 9:34 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Ghosts, History, and the Whaley House

Ghosts, History, and the Whaley House

One of the country's most famous haunted abodes offers October tours. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 at 11:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Spirited San Diego: Looking for the Famous Del Ghost

Spirited San Diego: Looking for the Famous Del Ghost

The hotel's ghost is so celebrated she is known by her name: Kate Morgan. Read »

Friday, Sep 6, 2013 at 1:22 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Diego's Money-Savingest Month: Kids Free October

San Diego's Money-Savingest Month: Kids Free October

Over 35 museums will waive admission for children; other attractions are part of the deal, too. Read »

Saturday, Aug 31, 2013 at 12:49 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sweet Snow Day for the San Diego Pandas

Sweet Snow Day for the San Diego Pandas

Some 30,000 pounds of the cold stuff drifted into Panda Canyon. Read »

Saturday, Aug 3, 2013 at 10:38 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Holiday Photos: Hotel Del Coronado Contest

Holiday Photos: Hotel Del Coronado Contest

Have a festive photo from a stay at the swank landmark? You could win another stay Read »

Sunday, Jul 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

First Birthday: San Diego Zoo Panda Cub Turns One

First Birthday: San Diego Zoo Panda Cub Turns One

Xiao Liwu will get an ice cake and a birthday party to boot. Read »

Friday, Jul 26, 2013 at 8:28 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Spirits of San Diego

The Spirits of San Diego

True, the city is said to have its haunts, but this party is all about sips. Read »

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 3:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Comic-Con Superhero Beer Festival

Comic-Con Superhero Beer Festival

Capes on for craft beer goodness. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2013 at 11:11 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Comic-Con: Time to Think Costume

The planet's most mega pop culture extravaganza is just ahead in San Diego. How's... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 11:14 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Summer Shakespeare at San Diego's Old Globe

Summer Shakespeare at San Diego's Old Globe

"A Midsummer's Night Dream" and more roll out at the beloved venue. 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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