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Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Sep 20, 2013 at 1:44 PM
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By Angela Bull

Fleas, Please

Fleas, Please

Online retail goes live with some added surprises. Read »

Monday, Sep 16, 2013 at 9:39 AM
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By Angela Bull

Looks To Die For

Looks To Die For

Models become zombies for an evening of makeup artistry, fashion, and free pancakes. Read »

Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 10:50 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

SoCal's Spooky Summer

SoCal's Spooky Summer

The ghosty high jinks start early in the land of sunshine. Read »

Monday, Mar 4, 2013 at 12:04 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

LA-Style Hotel Camping

LA-Style Hotel Camping

A posh fort inside your hotel room? Oh, this is happening, all right. Read »

Monday, Oct 29, 2012 at 11:34 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Disneyland Tour (in Downtown LA)

A Disneyland Tour (in Downtown LA)

An offbeat tour finds Magic Kingdom-type influences around downtown Los Angeles. Read »

Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 at 11:45 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

LA Free Museums Deal

LA Free Museums Deal

Heading up to Los Angeles and want culture? LA Tourism can help. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 1:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

"Battleship of Presidents" Museum

"Battleship of Presidents" Museum

A new museum is set to open inside a WWII-era battleship in San Pedro. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2011 at 7:19 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Kentucky Derby Party

Kentucky Derby Party

It's nearly pony time, and the Athletic Club is serving classic cocktails and Derby-style dishes. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2011 at 7:32 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Three California Coffee Cities

Three California Coffee Cities

A trio of Golden State cities get the caffeinated Travel + Leisure love. Read »

Sunday, Jan 16, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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By Britt Peterson

"O-jai" Want to Get Away

"O-jai" Want to Get Away

Once considered the mecca for all things artistic. Now--a temple of rest and relaxation. 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 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.