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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 at 9:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Offbeat San Diego Road Trip

Offbeat San Diego Road Trip

Head south in search of adventure, interesting architecture, and model railroads. Read »

Friday, Jul 26, 2013 at 11:25 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tour and Learn: Gibbon Conservation Center

Tour and Learn: Gibbon Conservation Center

Join Obscura Society LA for a private tour of the Santa Clarita sanctuary. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 11:59 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Visiting Endangered Cats

Visiting Endangered Cats

Take a field trip to a California spot that tends to some big cats. 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.