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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 12:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

'Tis the Season for Subterranean Strolls

'Tis the Season for Subterranean Strolls

The Forestiere Underground Gardens and Sactown Underground make annual debuts. Read »

Sunday, Sep 1, 2013 at 9:26 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fall Nights: Go Below at Forestiere Underground Gardens

Fall Nights: Go Below at Forestiere Underground Gardens

Take a sunset-timed peek inside the Forestiere Underground Gardens. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 8:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fresno's Whimsical Underground Home

Fresno's Whimsical Underground Home

The Fresno treasure, closed for three months, is opening the doors. 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.