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Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 9:23 PM

Mountains and Music Merge at WinterWonderGrass

Mountains and Music Merge at WinterWonderGrass

The Tahoe tradition welcomes spring with sounds, brews, and truly cool vibes. Read »

Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 at 8:40 AM

Time to Clove for It, Garlic-Loving Cooks

Time to Clove for It, Garlic-Loving Cooks

Enter your favorite pasta-pie-appetizer-yummy, for glory and more at the summertime bash. Read »

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 9:54 PM

Gold Fever! Returns to Old Sac, Yee and Haw

Gold Fever! Returns to Old Sac, Yee and Haw

Assume an historic persona and "dig" into the history of the Gold Rush while touring the tale-laden district. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 at 10:33 PM

Murphys Irish Day, a Charming Gold Country Must

Murphys Irish Day, a Charming Gold Country Must

The beautiful village will have the merriment, the music, and great vino, too, on St. Patrick's Day Eve. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 11:22 AM

WonderCon, Anaheim's Mega Pop Expo, Has Magic

WonderCon, Anaheim's Mega Pop Expo, Has Magic

Touch up your cosplay look and make for Orange County over the final weekend of March. Read »

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 9:24 PM

Sactown Weekend Excursions Ready to Toot-Toot

Sactown Weekend Excursions Ready to Toot-Toot

History, adventure, and a sense of wayback-a-tude are part of this warm-weather ride. Read »

Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 at 12:53 PM

Bernardus Lodge's Lively 20th Anniversary Year

Bernardus Lodge's Lively 20th Anniversary Year

The luxe Carmel Valley getaway is abloom with fresh culinary happenings and lively to-dos, all to celebrate a happy milestone. Read »

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 8:48 PM

Like 'Old Times,' Robust Bloom Blankets Anza-Borrego Desert

Like 'Old Times,' Robust Bloom Blankets Anza-Borrego Desert

Wildflower enthusiasts have been patiently waiting for this very moment: the desert bloom has returned to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in Southern California and, judging by the colorful show Mother Nature is... Read »

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 12:12 PM

'Dark Arts' Sneak Peek to Enchant Wizarding World

'Dark Arts' Sneak Peek to Enchant Wizarding World

Be one of the first people to see the dramatic new projection show on Hogwarts Castle, at Universal Studios Hollywood. Read »

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 6:07 PM

New Veuve Clicquot 'Après Swim' Fun at La Quinta

New Veuve Clicquot 'Après Swim' Fun at La Quinta

Making a splash at the desert resort's adults-only Plunge Pool? Things have gotten delightfully bubbly 'round those parts. 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.