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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Monday, Jan 23, 2012 at 1:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

High Trolley Time at Casa del Mar

High Trolley Time at Casa del Mar

A holiday favorite heads into a new year. Read »

Thursday, Dec 30, 2010 at 12:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

New Year's Eve at Casa del Mar

New Year's Eve at Casa del Mar

The close-to-the-beach hotel has a sumptuous supper on. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:55 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Get a Hotel Room, Ride in a New Jag

Get a Hotel Room, Ride in a New Jag

Not just any Jaguar, but a 2011 Jaguar XJ. And not just any room, but a room at Shutters or Casa del Mar. 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.
Authors
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.