Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 11:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

New Vegas: Delano Hotel Debuts

It's a "touch of South Beach on the Strip" next to Mandalay Bay. See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 10:31 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Posh Style: The Look of SLS Las Vegas

Posh Style: The Look of SLS Las Vegas

The new, 3-towered hotel, set for an Aug. 23 opening, was designed by Philippe Starck. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 7:16 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

104 Celebrities: Sin City's "Star Trek" Con

104 Celebrities: Sin City's

William Shatner and Kate Mulgrew are both due at huge Vegas beam-up. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:55 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rockin' Rockabilly Summit: Viva Las Vegas

Rockin' Rockabilly Summit: Viva Las Vegas

Prepare for the beauty of Brylcreemed hair, hot rods, and slick tunes. Read »

Saturday, Nov 3, 2012 at 9:36 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Food University Cooks in Sin City

Food University Cooks in Sin City

Learn how to be a competitive chef under the top toques of Las Vegas. Read »

Sunday, Sep 23, 2012 at 4:02 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sin City's Whimsical Wine Country

Sin City's Whimsical Wine Country

Are they planting vines on The Strip? Well. Sort of? Read »

Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 at 8:41 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Dig This Las Vegas

Dig This Las Vegas

Bulldozer buff? Check out the new packages in Sin City's "heavy equipment playground." Read »

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012 at 9:49 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

New Towers at Caesars Palace

New Towers at Caesars Palace

The newest Caesars Palace tower debuted earlier this year; the next is up for later in 2012. Get details. Read »

Thursday, Mar 10, 2011 at 1:14 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Nobu Hotel to Debut at Caesars Palace

Nobu Hotel to Debut at Caesars Palace

The Centurion Tower will get a grand make-over. Read »

Thursday, Mar 3, 2011 at 8:36 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

One Hotel, One Night, $13,000

One Hotel, One Night, $13,000

You also get 150 keys, so best invite 150 friends. 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.