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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 10:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Spooky/Fun/Sweet Trains of October

The Spooky/Fun/Sweet Trains of October

Roaring Camp, the Skunk Train, and a Sacramento engine prepare to take to the rails. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 3:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Cruz Wines, French Eats, and the Rails

Santa Cruz Wines, French Eats, and the Rails

A rustic party features tunes, an auction, and a charming setting: Roaring Camp. Read »

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 at 7:24 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Cruz Sips: Roots That Rock

Santa Cruz Sips: Roots That Rock

The vintners of the Santa Cruz Mountains turn over two June weekends to sipping pleasures. Read »

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 1:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Passport Day in the Santa Cruz Mountains

Passport Day in the Santa Cruz Mountains

Ready to chat up winemakers, visit typically closed-to-the-public wineries, and try special vinos? Yes and yes and yes. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 9, 2011 at 1:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sips of the Santa Cruz Mountains

Sips of the Santa Cruz Mountains

Over a dozen Santa Cruz Mountains wineries are hosting a feast. 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.