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California's Crab-Cake-iest Showdown Is Nearly Here

California's Crab-Cake-iest Showdown Is Nearly Here

Find tangy, briny, deep-flavored discs at the Crab Cake Cook-off in Fort Bragg. »

Yosemite Ski Fun Begins Super-Soon

Yosemite Ski Fun Begins Super-Soon

"California's original ski area" is ready for its snowy, season-sweet opening. »

Flutter by a California Western Monarch Celebration

Flutter by a California Western Monarch Celebration

The Pismo Beach event includes butterfly talks and, you bet, butterfly sightings, too. »

Yay, It's Time for Monterey Bay Aquarium's 'Fish-mas'

Yay, It's Time for Monterey Bay Aquarium's 'Fish-mas'

Sign up to receive festive, carol-cute emails from the famous aquatic favorite. »

Santa Events + Nature, a Winning Combo

Santa Events + Nature, a Winning Combo

Join a Santa Snowshoe in the sequoias, just ahead of Christmas. »

Find a 'First Day Hike' to Start the New Year

Find a 'First Day Hike' to Start the New Year

Look for dozens of hikes to pop up in some 50 state parks around the Golden State. »

Spend an Enchanted Holiday at Omni La Costa

Spend an Enchanted Holiday at Omni La Costa

Cookie Cocktails and Sip, Save & Stay Holiday Package are part of the Christmassy Carlsbad fun. »

Make a Splash at Whalefest Monterey

Make a Splash at Whalefest Monterey

The free two-day event brims with educational activities and ways to know our whale buddies even better. »

Desert Holiday: Private Boat Rides with Santa

Desert Holiday: Private Boat Rides with Santa

Set sail for the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa for an especially splashy way to enjoy the season. »

Oxnard, Ahoy! Whale Watching Season Up Next

Oxnard, Ahoy! Whale Watching Season Up Next

The blow-hole-iest stretch of the year is nearly here; whale sightings aren't guaranteed, but plan for a grand, ocean-awesome day out. »

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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.