Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
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Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 8:09 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

"Recycled Holidays" in Morro Bay

Deals and unique finds: Make for the vintage-and-antique-laden burg. Read »

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Monday, Dec 30, 2013 at 10:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Funky and Famous Piers of California

The Funky and Famous Piers of California

A new book visits those oh-so-dear ocean-snug promenades. Read »

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Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 at 11:55 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Boat Parades, from Morro Bay to Ventura

Boat Parades, from Morro Bay to Ventura

Schooners, yachts, and rafts are ready to sparkle, sail. Read »

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Saturday, Aug 20, 2011 at 8:49 AM
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By Becky Stickney

Savor the Central Coast

Savor the Central Coast

A weekend filled with oysters, wine and central California. 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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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.