Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 at 7:22 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tickets on Sale: Taste of Solvang

Tickets on Sale: Taste of Solvang

Pastries and wine. Wine and pastries. Repeat. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 at 6:04 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Taste of Solvang Fun: Sweets & Swing

Taste of Solvang Fun: Sweets & Swing

The sugar-cute village spotlights its pastry side. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 at 10:52 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Beautiful Greyhounds of Solvang

The Beautiful Greyhounds of Solvang

Sleek of coat and sweet of nature? You bet, dog buffs. Read »

Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Solvang's Sparkliest Season, Day by Day

Solvang's Sparkliest Season, Day by Day

Julefest brims with cheery happenings; best schedule ahead. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 11:27 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Solvang Sweet: S'moresFest!

Solvang Sweet: S'moresFest!

The Graham-cracker-y treat is a new addition to the village's Julefest. Read »

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:10 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Art Meets Autumn: Golden State Scarecrows

Art Meets Autumn: Golden State Scarecrows

A trio of towns around the state put out their most creative fall figures. Read »

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 at 7:19 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

December in October: Solvang Julefest Tickets

December in October: Solvang Julefest Tickets

It's been called one of our country's "Most Christmassy" towns. Read »

Monday, Sep 9, 2013 at 2:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Solvang Sweet: Danish Days

Solvang Sweet: Danish Days

It's year 77 for the history-, music-, and aebleskiver-rich celebration. Read »

Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 10:59 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Craft Beers of Santa Ynez Valley

The Craft Beers of Santa Ynez Valley

It's an area known for wine, but May is beer's time to foam. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013 at 1:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Solvang's Pastry-Filled Weekend

Solvang's Pastry-Filled Weekend

Tickets are on sale for the quaint village's March 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.
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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