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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:31 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Kinetic Grand Championship: Whimsy Machines

Outlandishly imagined vehicles will roll — and float — in Humboldt County.View gallery »

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 7:44 AM

Renaissance Indian Wells: Sunny Deals

Renaissance Indian Wells: Sunny Deals

Need a pool, some warmth, and a whole lot of money-saving goodness? It's on. Read »

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 7:40 AM

Lavender Love: The Purple Golden State

Lavender Love: The Purple Golden State

Ojai, and a number of ranches, will spotlight the fragrant favorite in the weeks ahead. Read »

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 11:18 AM

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week

Choose from more than 100 desert-cool eateries and find a toothsome deal. Read »

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 9:37 AM

National Trails Day: Find Your Path

National Trails Day: Find Your Path

The American Hiking Society event takes in a deep breath of air, and the view, on the first Saturday in June. Read »

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 6:18 AM

Dapper Day Fall 2017: Book Your Hotel

Dapper Day Fall 2017: Book Your Hotel

The sunny springtime Disneyland outing has wrapped, but autumn'll be here in a jiff. Read »

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 »

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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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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 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.