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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Monday, Jun 23, 2014 at 2:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

History Happy: Julian's Joyful Fourth of July

History Happy: Julian's Joyful Fourth of July

Parades don't come more old-fashioned or full of the red, white, and blue. Read »

Friday, Jun 28, 2013 at 12:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Five Small Town Fourths

Five Small Town Fourths

Solvang, Julian, and other California towns throw old-fashioned parties. Read »

Monday, Jun 17, 2013 at 12:59 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth Foodie Weekend: No Skis, Just Savory Supping

Mammoth Foodie Weekend: No Skis, Just Savory Supping

Spend Fourth of July weekend with some tasty eats up the mountain. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2011 at 3:29 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Disneyland Fourth of July

Disneyland Fourth of July

The park is throwing a four-day patriotic party starting on Friday, July 1. 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.