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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 11:56 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

1930s Again: Evening on the Enchanted Hill

1930s Again: Evening on the Enchanted Hill

The after-hours tours have returned to Hearst Castle. Read »

Saturday, Jun 8, 2013 at 11:54 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

New Hearst Castle Tour: Designing the Dream

New Hearst Castle Tour: Designing the Dream

The summertime tour will take in the North Wing (and Neptune Pool, natch). Read »

Monday, Apr 15, 2013 at 11:55 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Peeking Inside the Hearst Castle Kitchen

Peeking Inside the Hearst Castle Kitchen

The Cottages & Kitchen Tour delves into the landmark's domestic side. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012 at 2:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Grand Hearst Holiday

A Grand Hearst Holiday

California's most famous castle gets the bows-and-wreaths treatment. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2011 at 7:50 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Worth the Drive: Hearst Castle

Worth the Drive: Hearst Castle

Gussy up for the landmark's annual fundraising night. Or just hop on a new tour. 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.