Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 11:43 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hello, Eastern Sierra: Sonora Pass Opens

Hello, Eastern Sierra: Sonora Pass Opens

One of the great routes over the Sierra is set for its seasonal debut. Read »

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

Snowshoe Adventuring in the Sierra

Snowshoe Adventuring in the Sierra

A Tenaya Lodge package sends guests out for a chilly, thrilly walk. Read »

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 4:31 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Going Cross-Country in the Eastern Sierra

Going Cross-Country in the Eastern Sierra

The quiet and wide spaces off Highway 395 are the perfect places to glide. Read »

Saturday, Oct 26, 2013 at 9:12 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Foliage Time: See Peak Color

Foliage Time: See Peak Color

The call to "Go Now!" -- and enjoy the hues of autumn -- is on. Read »

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

The Astounding Tufa of Mono Lake

The Astounding Tufa of Mono Lake

The wonder-filled state preserve is open to visitors. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 3:27 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fall Colors: Where to Leaf-Peep During the Shutdown

Fall Colors: Where to Leaf-Peep During the Shutdown

Where should you go to see the brightest yellows, reds, and golds? Read »

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 at 11:52 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mountain Gold: June Lake October

Mountain Gold: June Lake October

Call it Foliage Central, or one center, at least, for the Eastern Sierra. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 1:53 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mountain Gold: Leaf-Peeping Deals Ahead

Mountain Gold: Leaf-Peeping Deals Ahead

The Westin Mammoth helps you save during your annual foliage search. Read »

Monday, Jul 22, 2013 at 9:34 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Ride a Yosemite-Close Train by Moonlight

Ride a Yosemite-Close Train by Moonlight

A vintage train sets off after dark. Intrigued? Read »

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 10:49 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

What to Do Around the Southern Sierra

What to Do Around the Southern Sierra

It's a place synonymous with summer road trips. 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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