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Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:06 PM

Be a 'Dane for a Day,' in Solvang

Be a 'Dane for a Day,' in Solvang

Tickets for the Danish Days VIP package are available now. Read »

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 11:43 AM

Monarch Beach Resort's Third-Night Deal, Oh Yeah

Monarch Beach Resort's Third-Night Deal, Oh Yeah

Be sure to book by June 17 to score on this save-big offer. Read »

Sunday, Jun 17, 2018 at 12:04 PM

Hotel Irvine's 'Movies in the Backyard' Is Back

Hotel Irvine's 'Movies in the Backyard' Is Back

Pay ten bucks and settle for a trio of blockbuster flicks (plus food and bevs for purchase, too). Read »

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 1:06 PM

Discount Garlic Fest Tickets Happening Now

Discount Garlic Fest Tickets Happening Now

Purchase your entry to the fiery favorite before June 25 and maybe win a tasty prize package. Read »

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 1:07 PM

Eye a New 'Tree Sculpture' in Encinitas

Eye a New 'Tree Sculpture' in Encinitas

San Diego Botanic Garden is home to this unusual and beautiful arboreal creation. Read »

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 10:57 PM

West Hollywood Hotel Packages Honor Pride

West Hollywood Hotel Packages Honor Pride

Both Montrose West Hollywood and The Chamberlain are celebrating, and giving back, too. Read »

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 4:17 PM

Enjoy Vino, Good Vibes at the Ojai Wine Festival

Enjoy Vino, Good Vibes at the Ojai Wine Festival

Visit, buy a bottle, and support the area as it continues to recover from the Thomas Fire. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 1:00 PM

Summer Chill Fun Makes a Splash at La Quinta

Summer Chill Fun Makes a Splash at La Quinta

Cool down at the Coolhaus cart at the swanky desert resort. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 2:52 PM

Joyful Jim Henson Exhibit Now Open in SoCal

Joyful Jim Henson Exhibit Now Open in SoCal

Ernie, Bert, Kermit, Scooter, 'Labyrinth' costumes, and lots more go on view for a summer-sweet run. Read »

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 4:17 PM

Loving the Lupines of Mono County

Loving the Lupines of Mono County

June around the region is primo wildflower time. 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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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.