Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 at 2:26 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Jose Fantasy Faire

San Jose Fantasy Faire

Goblin kings, fairy tale maidens, and dragons reign. Read »

Monday, Nov 26, 2012 at 11:43 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

SJMADE: A Very Local Holiday

SJMADE: A Very Local Holiday

Support indie craftspeople around the San Jose area (and find cool stuff, too). Read »

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 at 2:09 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bark in the Park San Jose

Bark in the Park San Jose

William Street Park is about to get highly pup-filled. Woof! Read »

Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 at 10:28 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Zombie-O-Rama San Jose

Zombie-O-Rama San Jose

Moaning and shuffling on a hot August night? Sure thing. Read »

Monday, Aug 20, 2012 at 6:41 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Halloween Calling at the Winchester

Halloween Calling at the Winchester

Hot weather? Pah. A certain San Jose house is already dreaming of cool 'n creepy October nights. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 at 10:38 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Gathering of Elvii

A Gathering of Elvii

Don your rhinestone jumpsuit and sway your hips to San Jose. Read »

Friday, Jul 20, 2012 at 10:24 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Summer Kraftbrew Beer Fest

Summer Kraftbrew Beer Fest

Need a frosty one? Make for San Jose. Read »

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 at 12:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Winchester-Style Friday the 13th

Winchester-Style Friday the 13th

Another spooky date? Another ringing of the San Jose landmark's bell. Read »

Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 11:16 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Space Love at SETIcon II

Space Love at SETIcon II

It's where "science and imagination" meet. And it's in Santa Clara. Read »

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012 at 2:34 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Jose Made

San Jose Made

Food trucks, jewelry, and local-flavored hobnobbing rule the day. 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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