Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 at 9:23 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Even Bigger: Halloween Grows at Disneyland

Even Bigger: Halloween Grows at Disneyland

More Mickey's Halloween Party is in the cards for autumn 2014. Read »

Saturday, Jul 5, 2014 at 11:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

New Disney Tour: California Adventure

New Disney Tour: California Adventure

Head around the park for three hours of info, history, and fun. Read »

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 7:30 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Up All Night: Spend 24 Hours at Disneyland

Up All Night: Spend 24 Hours at Disneyland

The Magic Kingdom goes for a mega day. Read »

Saturday, Apr 12, 2014 at 10:09 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Move Over, Hidden Mickeys: Disneyland Launches an Egg Search

Move Over, Hidden Mickeys: Disneyland Launches an Egg Search

A special map, a special event, and springtime searching? It's on, Mouseketeers. Read »

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 3:00 PM
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By Becky Stickney

Exploring the Selfie Phenomenon

Exploring the Selfie Phenomenon

Not only is this city the selfie capital of California, but it was ranked fourth in the world as the most popular spot to take one. 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 15, 2014 at 7:12 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Re-Opening: The Wildest Ride in the Wilderness

Re-Opening: The Wildest Ride in the Wilderness

A Disneyland favorite is back on track(s). Read »

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at 2:02 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Disneyland Dressy: Dapper Days

Disneyland Dressy: Dapper Days

A gussy-up theme park event goes for a whole weekend. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 at 11:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Disneyland SoCal Resident Tickets Return

Disneyland SoCal Resident Tickets Return

Deals are back for local fans of the Happiest Place on Earth. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 11:28 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Disney's "World of Color -- Winter Dreams" Debuts

Disney's

A chilly version of the water-sweet spectacle bows at Disney California Adventure. 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.