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6 hours ago

Tram Tree Time: Holiday Above Palm Springs

Tram Tree Time: Holiday Above Palm Springs

Festive choirs and that lit-up, high-elevation tree are just some of the treats that'll be found at the mountain-ascending attraction. Read »

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 7:16 AM

WildLights: Living Desert's Glowful Celebration

WildLights: Living Desert's Glowful Celebration

It's the 25th year for the shimmery Palm Desert experience. Read »

6 hours ago

La Quinta Resort & Club: Vintage Holiday Package

La Quinta Resort & Club: Vintage Holiday Package

A delightful desert getaway with a holiday cocktail and an ornament to keep, too? You bet. Read »

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 9:39 PM

Relax & Glow at Glen Ivy Hot Springs

Relax & Glow at Glen Ivy Hot Springs

Ready to sit in a pool and clear your mind for an afternoon? Read »

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:06 PM

Mountain Twinkle: Country Christmas in Julian

Mountain Twinkle: Country Christmas in Julian

Watch the living tree sparkle on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 9:44 AM

Holidays Along the Sonoma County Farm Trails

Holidays Along the Sonoma County Farm Trails

A number of area farms will have special eats, cider, and behind-the-scenes peeks. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 10:21 PM

A Very Capitola Christmas

A Very Capitola Christmas

Mr. Claus'll arrive by water, and that ocean-close ice rink? That's just ahead. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 2:47 PM

Catalina Island: Throwback New Year's Eve

Catalina Island: Throwback New Year's Eve

Live it up, all the way to midnight and beyond, in the famous Casino Building. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 5:26 PM

The Holidays at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort

The Holidays at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort

A Teddy Bear Tea, roasted chestnuts, and more convivial goodies are in the swirl at the Carlsbad destination. Read »

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 1:46 PM

Yosemite Ice Skating: Epic Twirls

Yosemite Ice Skating: Epic Twirls

Show off your skills in a majestic setting beginning on Wednesday, Nov. 22. 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.