Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Apr 29, 2013 at 9:14 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

June Mountain Set to Reopen

June Mountain Set to Reopen

The Eastern Sierra ski destination has re-thrown open the doors wide. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 12:06 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth to Stay Open Through Memorial Day

Mammoth to Stay Open Through Memorial Day

The Sierra ski destination keeps the slopes running. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 10:52 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Riding a Vintage Train Through Gold Country

Riding a Vintage Train Through Gold Country

The Sierra No. 3 is set to start its season. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 at 1:07 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sierra Setting + a State's Worth of Wines

Sierra Setting + a State's Worth of Wines

An always-sells-out wine fest offers a Sierra-close setting and top labels. Read »

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 at 12:46 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Touring the CalTravel Brewery of the Year

Touring the CalTravel Brewery of the Year

Chico's own Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. gets the big blue ribbon. Read »

Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 at 8:56 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fly-Fishing in the Sierra

Fly-Fishing in the Sierra

Cast a line in some of the state's most spectacular waters. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012 at 6:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Snow in the Sierra

Snow in the Sierra

Haven't had your fill of fall yet? It's wrapping in some parts of the state. Read »

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 1:04 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Donner Party Hike

Donner Party Hike

Take a Truckee-close ramble and learn more about the history. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 at 5:36 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Sierra Oro Farm Trail

The Sierra Oro Farm Trail

Get acquainted with Chico-close wineries and produce purveyors. Read »

Friday, Jan 25, 2013 at 4:47 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth Leaf Peeping

Mammoth Leaf Peeping

Ready to bid summer adieu and have an autumn adventure? 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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