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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Monday, Nov 4, 2013 at 5:10 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Tamales of Indio

The Tamales of Indio

Masa, music, and a joyous seasonal tradition are set to unfold (and fold, too). Read »

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 at 9:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

County Fair Time in Riverside

County Fair Time in Riverside

Rides, concerts, and a certain juicy fruit are set to shine in Indio. Read »

Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 at 6:41 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Tamale's Biggest Weekend

The Tamale's Biggest Weekend

Masa magic rules at Indio's giant food festival. Read »

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

Indio's Famous Tamale To-Do

Indio's Famous Tamale To-Do

The delicious December festival preps to steam. 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.