Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 1:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Queen Mary Mmm: West Coast BBQ Classic

Queen Mary Mmm: West Coast BBQ Classic

Great brush-wielding chefs shall 'Q it up, in Long Beach. Read »

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 10:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rare Chance: Explore a New Channel Islands Spot

Rare Chance: Explore a New Channel Islands Spot

Island Packers will make a run to a pretty and remote beach at the end of April. Read »

Saturday, Mar 29, 2014 at 11:15 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Catalina's Amazing Airborne Aquatic Stars

Catalina's Amazing Airborne Aquatic Stars

It's nearly that season, flying fish fans. 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 »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 2:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Beasties and Beauty: National Park Week

Beasties and Beauty: National Park Week

Pay tribute to our wild places, and get in for free during the opening weekend. Read »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 2:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Re-Debut: Ritz-Carlton at Rancho Mirage

Re-Debut: Ritz-Carlton at Rancho Mirage

An elegant desert getaway prepares for a splashy bow. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 3:52 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

90th Birthday: Cypress Inn Celebrates Doris Day

90th Birthday: Cypress Inn Celebrates Doris Day

The movie star's Carmel getaway fetes her big day in big ways. Read »

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 12:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

'Tis the Season for Subterranean Strolls

'Tis the Season for Subterranean Strolls

The Forestiere Underground Gardens and Sactown Underground make annual debuts. Read »

Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 7:50 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Announced: D23 Disney Fan Expo

Announced: D23 Disney Fan Expo

The mega convention dances back into Anaheim in 2015. Read »

Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 7:48 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Delish: Inland Empire Restaurant Week

Delish: Inland Empire Restaurant Week

The two-county-wide event spotlights a range of eateries. 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.
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