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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Apr 20, 2011 at 12:26 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Egg Hunting on Windsor Lawn

Egg Hunting on Windsor Lawn

The holiday tradition is particularly scenic at Hotel del Coronado. Read »

Thursday, Mar 24, 2011 at 9:58 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Del of a Deal

Del of a Deal

The Hotel del has a special no-room-tax deal starting on April 15. Read »

Saturday, Feb 19, 2011 at 8:00 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy Birthday, Hotel del Coronado

Happy Birthday, Hotel del Coronado

The Coronado Island landmark marks its 123rd. Read »

Saturday, Jan 15, 2011 at 6:45 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Night of Romance at the Del

A Night of Romance at the Del

The Coronado queen has a few treats ready for February sweethearts. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Champagne by the Sea

Champagne by the Sea

Greet 2011 in one of California's most spectacular rooms. Read »

Friday, Dec 3, 2010 at 2:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Skating by the Sea Package

Skating by the Sea Package

You'll lace up just steps from the sand. Read »

Monday, Oct 25, 2010 at 1:15 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Room with a Boo

A Room with a Boo

The Del has a wine-and-wraith party on, yes; but there's also a deal on your overnight, too. Read »

Friday, Sep 17, 2010 at 12:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Hotel del Halloween

A Hotel del Halloween

The Coronado landmark is hosting "Hallo-wine & Spirits." Read »

Tuesday, Sep 7, 2010 at 7:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Canoodling in Coronado

Canoodling in Coronado

Wanted: Images of sweethearts at this famous beachfront resort. Read »

About
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.