Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011 at 8:41 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hotel del's Spooky Contest

Hotel del's Spooky Contest

Want to spend a Halloween weekend night at one of California's most atmospheric inns? Read »

Monday, Jul 18, 2011 at 9:49 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Zombies v. Superheroes

Zombies v. Superheroes

There's a zombie walk and a superhero pub crawl scheduled for the same night during Comic-Con. The mind reels. Read »

Friday, May 27, 2011 at 9:29 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Diego Rubik's Cube Competition

San Diego Rubik's Cube Competition

"Algorithmic madness" is set to go down at the Fleet Center. Read »

Friday, Apr 29, 2011 at 11:37 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mom Loves Baseball

Mom Loves Baseball

Your main lady loves to yell "hey batter batter"? Best treat her to a ballpark-sweet package. Read »

Sunday, Apr 24, 2011 at 7:43 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mission Federal ArtWalk

Mission Federal ArtWalk

The San Diego fest is free, it's full of dance and music, and it is welcoming a very special couch. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2011 at 12:26 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Egg Hunting on Windsor Lawn

Egg Hunting on Windsor Lawn

The holiday tradition is particularly scenic at Hotel del Coronado. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2011 at 7:19 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Diego Science Festival

San Diego Science Festival

"It's the largest celebration of science on the West Coast," and it is headed for Petco Park. 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.