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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Friday, Oct 9, 2015 at 10:24 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Alexander Estate: Tour a Palm Springs Icon

Elvis and Priscilla Presley honeymooned here; have a peek during the Modernism... View gallery »

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Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 9:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Elvis Fest: Thank You, Thank You Very Much

Elvis Fest: Thank You, Thank You Very Much

Dig out those huge sunglasses and make for Costa Mesa, Presley people. Read »

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Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 7:01 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Swingin' Holiday at the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway

Swingin' Holiday at the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway

Songs of the '60s -- hello, Elvis and Mr. Sinatra -- take on some Palm Springs flair. Read »

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Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 at 11:11 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Trick-or-Treating at The King's Casa

Trick-or-Treating at The King's Casa

Elvis Presley's desert Honeymoon Hideaway opens up for Halloween night. Read »

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Monday, Mar 25, 2013 at 7:36 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Elvis in Palm Springs: Spirit of the King

Elvis in Palm Springs: Spirit of the King

A new show salutes the icon five nights a week. Read »

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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:35 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The King's Palm Springs Birthday Party

The King's Palm Springs Birthday Party

Fans and tribute artists will raise the hunka hunka roof in Palm Springs. Read »

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Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 at 6:42 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Musical Reunion at Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway

Musical Reunion at Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway

Sinatra and Elvis, together again? Two performers pay tribute, in Palm Springs. Read »

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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 »

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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.