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Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 1:02 PM

Pier 39 Turns 39

Pier 39 Turns 39

Stop by the San Francisco destination any Friday from January through October. Read »

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 11:01 AM

Wine Country Mmm: Santa Ynez Valley Restaurant Week

Wine Country Mmm: Santa Ynez Valley Restaurant Week

Vino is a star, as are a number of foodie favorites around the grape-laden region. Read »

Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 at 11:24 AM

Desert Spring Show: Almost Flower Time

Desert Spring Show: Almost Flower Time

The moment has arrived to ponder your overnight arrangements. Read »

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 11:01 AM

Cali4nia Pass Free (After Four Lessons)

Cali4nia Pass Free (After Four Lessons)

Brush up on your slope-swift moves and score a way to ski more. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 11:14 PM

Huge Heart: Valentine's Week in Oceanside

Huge Heart: Valentine's Week in Oceanside

Whale watching, a bike ride, and that ginormous balloon love-up various happenings around the town. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 12:09 PM

Death Valley Valentine's: Romantic Getaway

Death Valley Valentine's: Romantic Getaway

February is gorgeous in the national park. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Main Street Electrical Parade: Disneyland Return

Main Street Electrical Parade: Disneyland Return

The nighttime spectacular is back in Anaheim (but only through the middle of June). Read »

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 11:15 PM

Desert by Night: 'Park After Dark'

Desert by Night: 'Park After Dark'

Spy nocturnal critters at the every-so-often Living Desert to-do. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:38 AM

Worth the Trip: Wintertime in Joshua Tree National Park

Worth the Trip: Wintertime in Joshua Tree National Park

Southern California residents looking for a quick one-day - or weekend - getaway this winter should consider taking a trip out to this desert gem. Read »

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 11:32 AM

Ojai's Orange-Yummy Outings

Ojai's Orange-Yummy Outings

Tour Friend's Ranch and discover the scintillating world of citrus growing. 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.