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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 9:30 PM

The London West Hollywood: New Family Program

The London West Hollywood: New Family Program

A kid-sweet arrival gift and more delightful details are part of the package. Read »

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 8:45 AM

Mammoth Mountain: Ski, Bike & Golf in a Day

Mammoth Mountain: Ski, Bike & Golf in a Day

Can you do all three in a day? Find out, over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Read »

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 9:54 PM

Summer's Juiciest Gift: Sacratomato Week

Summer's Juiciest Gift: Sacratomato Week

The sauce-ready, sandwich-ready, salad-amazing fruit is the honored star at a capital city eat-around. Read »

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 11:58 AM

Garden Court Hotel: Take the Lift Home Deal

Garden Court Hotel: Take the Lift Home Deal

Spend a Friday through Sunday night at the Palo Alto stay-over spot and save. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 5:07 PM

Monterey Pop: Morrison Hotel Gallery Exhibit

Monterey Pop: Morrison Hotel Gallery Exhibit

Calling upon the 50th anniversary concert? Check out stellar snapshots from 1967. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 9:19 PM

New: Locally Focused Hotel Book Programs

New: Locally Focused Hotel Book Programs

Find a book that reflects the lit character of the area at The Inn Above Tide in Sausalito and The Laurel Inn in Presidio Heights. Read »

Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 at 9:02 AM

Wellness Retreat: Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles

Wellness Retreat: Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles

Practice those yoga poses steps from the pool at the Global Wellness Day gathering. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 at 11:02 AM

The Rosy Oyster: Hollywood Roosevelt New

The Rosy Oyster: Hollywood Roosevelt New

Hankering for some swanky bivalve tastiness? There's a fresh spot in Tinseltown for just that. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 6:20 PM

Four Seasons Westlake Village: Global Wellness Day

Four Seasons Westlake Village: Global Wellness Day

Join a Sunrise Cycle group or a Morning Mindfulness session, at the luxe resort. Read »

Sunday, Jun 11, 2017 at 5:25 AM

Santa Ynez Wine Tasting: The Summer Pass

Santa Ynez Wine Tasting: The Summer Pass

What date should you go? That's up to you, as long as your vino-riffic outing happens before the last day of August. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
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ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She 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.