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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Thursday, Jul 4, 2013 at 1:48 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

La Quinta Special: The 5 P.M. Sunday Check-Out

La Quinta Special: The 5 P.M. Sunday Check-Out

La Quinta Resort & Club has a summer special going, so sleep in. Read »

Saturday, Dec 11, 2010 at 8:00 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Beer Dinner for Arrogant Bastards

Beer Dinner for Arrogant Bastards

Our eyes glazed at "Catsup Glaze." In a good way. And then, the meatloaf sealed the deal. Read »

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

Hot Cider and Cool Pools

Hot Cider and Cool Pools

Fall meets summer at La Quinta Resort & Club. 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.