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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Saturday, Dec 1, 2012 at 9:26 PM
By Alysia Gray Painter

A Very Vegas Christmas

The hotels and boulevard have hung the bows and candy canes. How does the glitteriest city on the planet welcome the holidays? Bigly, is how they do it. Very, very bigly.View gallery »

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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.
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.