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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 at 8:28 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Group Hike, Glacier Point, Glorious Views

Group Hike, Glacier Point, Glorious Views

Get to know the national park alongside other adventurers. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 at 4:53 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Ski to Half Dome (Almost)

Ski to Half Dome (Almost)

Take in magnificent views from a pair of cross-country skis. Read »

Saturday, Jan 7, 2012 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hikers Welcome at the Ski Hut

Hikers Welcome at the Ski Hut

More about strolling than schussing? Make for Glacier Point. 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.