Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Oct 3, 2014 at 3:33 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Torrey Pines Foodie To-Do Fetes California Artisans

Torrey Pines Foodie To-Do Fetes California Artisans

Celebrate the Craft is about excellent regional eats and a perfect La Jolla setting. Read »

Saturday, Mar 29, 2014 at 11:14 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Posh Wheels: La Jolla Concours D'Elegance

Posh Wheels: La Jolla Concours D'Elegance

The finest fenders'll park for a weekend-long party at The Cove. Read »

Friday, Sep 27, 2013 at 2:11 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hotel La Jolla Celebrates San Diego's "Kids Free Month"

Hotel La Jolla Celebrates San Diego's

"Treats and amenities" are part of the sweet stay-over deal. Read »

Friday, Jul 19, 2013 at 8:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

Fashion filmmakers gather for hobnobbing and sartorial cinema. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 2:06 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Springtime, La Valencia, and Delish Eats

Springtime, La Valencia, and Delish Eats

The queen of La Jolla is undergoing a refurb, but specials abound. Read »

Thursday, Jul 26, 2012 at 10:30 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

It's the first of its kind in North America. On screen? Clothes. Lots of 'em. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2011 at 12:56 PM
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By Becky Stickney

Get a Room: The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Images of the luxury resort situated right on the coast in San Diego. See Full Gallery »

Saturday, Apr 2, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

La Jolla Motor Car Classic

La Jolla Motor Car Classic

Vintage beauties pull into parking spaces near the surf. Read »

Thursday, Mar 17, 2011 at 6:48 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

La Valencia's Wine Series Opens

La Valencia's Wine Series Opens

The Pink Lady is lining up the glasses for all sorts of libations. And chocolate, too. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 7, 2010 at 10:22 AM
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By Becky Stickney

The "Other" La Jolla

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THE JEWEL: Anyone can take I-5 to La Jolla Village Drive, take a right on Prospect and follow Coast Boulevard to the La Jolla Cove. That's great if you want to snorkle or take in the views w... Read »

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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.

SPOTLIGHT SAN DIEGO

Attractions, eateries and secret spots that we won't tell the tourists about.

LA GETAWAY

Unique hotels, ethnic festivals -- yes, there are reasons to drive north.

WAKE UP IN VEGAS

Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.

LOAD THE CAR SEAT

When you have to/want to take the kids along.

Authors
Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBCSanDiego.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 12 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.