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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 6:18 AM

The Flying Fish of Catalina Island

The Flying Fish of Catalina Island

The season for spying this Avalon-adjacent marvel is straight ahead. Read »

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 11:27 AM

Sky Show: Death Valley After Sunset

Sky Show: Death Valley After Sunset

The celebrated Perseids are just a few months away, but there are wonders to see before August. Read »

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:35 AM

Shark Search: New Dana Point Tour

Shark Search: New Dana Point Tour

Sightings have gone up, and the fin-seeking OCean Adventures Catamaran is heading out on Saturdays. Read »

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 12:53 PM

World's Ugliest Dog: Enter Now

World's Ugliest Dog: Enter Now

The Sonoma-Marin Fair tradition will once again love upon our quirkiest canines. Read »

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 10:03 PM

Lompoc Flower Fields: Sweet Pea Time

Lompoc Flower Fields: Sweet Pea Time

The Santa Barbara County spot is known for its colorful patches of cut-flower petaldom when spring comes to town. Read »

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 12:11 PM

California State Fair: Tickets on Sale

California State Fair: Tickets on Sale

Rides, treats, pigs, and prize-winning crafts take the Sacramento spotlight this July. Read »

Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 9:32 PM

Capistrano Excitement: Nesting Swallows

Capistrano Excitement: Nesting Swallows

The iconic birds are making a home at Mission San Juan Capistrano. Read »

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:42 AM

Ocean Adventure: Scuba Show

Ocean Adventure: Scuba Show

Ready to take the dive? Find all your gear and info in Long Beach. Read »

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 6:51 PM

Puppy Prom: Dressy Fido Fundraiser

Puppy Prom: Dressy Fido Fundraiser

The Helen Woodward Animal Center event will trot for Casa Sol y Mar at the Del Mar Highlands Center. Read »

Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 11:22 AM

Mammoth: Kids Ski Free Through Season

Mammoth: Kids Ski Free Through Season

The Sierra snow spot will stay open through the Fourth of July, and families with children ages 12 and under can save cash on a slopes-fun day. 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 NBC7.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 20 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.