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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012 at 11:12 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Elvis Flash Mob

Elvis Flash Mob

Eager to surprise and delight with your croon-worthy skills? Read on. Read »

Saturday, Jun 30, 2012 at 10:54 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

OC Elvis Sightings

OC Elvis Sightings

If you're in the OC you may see the King (or someone who looks like him). Read »

Sunday, Apr 15, 2012 at 8:59 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Elvis Honeymoon Weekend

Elvis Honeymoon Weekend

Kingly tunes and a peek at a celebrated Palm Springs abode? It's an annual desert tradition. Read »

Friday, Aug 12, 2011 at 6:29 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Elvis Tribute Day

Elvis Tribute Day

"All Eras of Elvis" will be celebrated. Yes! Read »

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2011 at 11:48 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Hunka Hunka Hollywood

A Hunka Hunka Hollywood

A lot of people in pompadours'll be thank-you-very-muching at the OC Marketplace. Read »

Saturday, Apr 30, 2011 at 2:22 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Elvis Honeymoon Weekend

Elvis Honeymoon Weekend

The desert-cool Elvis Honeymoon Hideout has several rockin' events on. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Palm Springs Modernism Week Opens

Palm Springs Modernism Week Opens

It isn't just about buildings, but building on what the buildings represent. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sweethearts of the Strip

Sweethearts of the Strip

Not chapeling it? There are still lovey, Las-y haps. Read »

About
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.