Worth the Trip | A Guide to Nearby Getaways | NBC 7 San Diego
Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 7:06 PM

WildLights to Glimmer Over Several Desert Nights

WildLights to Glimmer Over Several Desert Nights

The Palm Desert treat has been bulbing up seasonal evenings for over a quarter century. Read »

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 2:44 PM

Wow Over Old Sacramento's Sparkliest Season

Wow Over Old Sacramento's Sparkliest Season

The free evening light show transforms the vintage district, starting the day after Thanksgiving. Read »

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at 10:24 AM

Frost + Sand: The Del's Beachside Ice Rink

Frost + Sand: The Del's Beachside Ice Rink

The famous seasonal San Diego ice rink returns, just steps from the sand. Read »

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 3:07 PM

Santa's Water-Fun Arrivals Are on Their Whimsical Way

Santa's Water-Fun Arrivals Are on Their Whimsical Way

The Jolly Old Elf'll be calling upon Tomales Bay, San Diego, and Capitola, too. Read »

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 12:47 PM

Husk Happiness Found at Indio Tamale Fest

Husk Happiness Found at Indio Tamale Fest

Unwrap the packet and dig into deliciousness, at this internationally known foodie gathering. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 1:25 PM

Holidays (Not Hauntings) Sparkle at Winchester Mystery House

Holidays (Not Hauntings) Sparkle at Winchester Mystery House

Breakfast with Santa and other merry to-dos are on their sleigh-way to San Jose. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 2:33 PM

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens to Gorgeously Glimmer

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens to Gorgeously Glimmer

You say you love the Pacific, greenery, the holidays, Fort Bragg, and Mendo magic? Here's your ideal alfresco outing. Read »

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 3:57 PM

'Flash Your 'Stache,' Score Cool Hotel Perks

'Flash Your 'Stache,' Score Cool Hotel Perks

A few California Kimptons are offering special extras to guests, all in honor of Movember. Read »

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 9:40 AM

Party at Airstream Palooza, in Palm Desert

Party at Airstream Palooza, in Palm Desert

Admire a bevy of vintage restored travel trailers at a benefit for Family YMCA of the Desert. Read »

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 6:01 PM

Five Cozy Specials Festoon Little River Inn's Fall

Five Cozy Specials Festoon Little River Inn's Fall

Enjoy mushroom time in Mendocino County or another wind-down getaway at the pretty coastal charmer. Read »

About
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.
Sign Up

Get Worth the Trip headlines sent to your inbox!

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.