Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Dec 30, 2013 at 10:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Funky and Famous Piers of California

The Funky and Famous Piers of California

A new book visits those oh-so-dear ocean-snug promenades. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 12:07 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Santa Monica Landmark at 80

A Santa Monica Landmark at 80

The Santa Monica gem has deals on for its big birthday year. Read »

Friday, Jun 29, 2012 at 10:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bikes and Snowcones in Santa Monica

Bikes and Snowcones in Santa Monica

A Santa Monica hotel offers ElliptiGO bikes to guests. Also new? Fancy snowcones on the menu. Read »

Monday, Jan 23, 2012 at 1:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

High Trolley Time at Casa del Mar

High Trolley Time at Casa del Mar

A holiday favorite heads into a new year. Read »

Sunday, Sep 26, 2010 at 5:09 PM
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By Britt Peterson

Free Museums: One Day Only!

Free Museums: One Day Only!

Though you have many to choose from, we've chosen one that might spark your interest. Read »

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Whether you’re looking for a relaxing, close weekend away or an exciting week-long adventure, Worth the Trip offers daily stories on what is truly worth your valuable vacation time. Whether by car, plane, train, boat, bicycle, kayak or snowshoes -- Worth the Trip points you in the right direction.
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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.
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