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Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 8:44 PM

Santa Barbara Tradition: Old Spanish Days

Santa Barbara Tradition: Old Spanish Days

Dancing, shopping, and parades fill the five-day gathering. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 3:15 PM

Catalina Wine Mixer: Oh Yeah, It's Back

Catalina Wine Mixer: Oh Yeah, It's Back

It was made famous in the film "Step Brothers," but now it is a real thing, for real. Read »

Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 9:44 AM

Modernism Week Fall Preview 2016

Modernism Week Fall Preview 2016

The stylish desert bash has tours, talks, more. Read »

Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 8:40 PM

Ohh, Ahh: Perseid Showers on Approach

Ohh, Ahh: Perseid Showers on Approach

Make for the desert, mountains, or a low-lit spot to watch the August sky show. Read »

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 11:43 AM

Raise a Glass: California Wine Month

Raise a Glass: California Wine Month

Delicious events are springing up around the state in September. Read »

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 10:03 PM

Bodie or Bust: Friends of Bodie Day

Bodie or Bust: Friends of Bodie Day

Throw on your 1800s-style garb and support the beloved ghost town. Read »

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 10:04 PM

Burbank Getaway: Studio-Close Safari Inn

Burbank Getaway: Studio-Close Safari Inn

The seen-on-screen motel is near Warner Bros., Universal Studios Hollywood. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 7:54 AM

Monterey Merry: Scottish Games & Festival

Monterey Merry: Scottish Games & Festival

Caber tossing, bagpipe tunes, and other kilt-cool to-dos await. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 4:00 PM

Catalina Express: 35th Anniversary Fun

Catalina Express: 35th Anniversary Fun

Prizes are part of the summery celebration. Read »

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 12:11 PM

Dark Sky Wonder Among the Sequoias

Dark Sky Wonder Among the Sequoias

Look up and be awed at the Dark Sky Festival. 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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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.