Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011 at 2:00 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Brick-or-Treating at LEGOLAND

Brick-or-Treating at LEGOLAND

Costumes, fireworks, and other kid-cool high jinks are happening every October Saturday in Carlsbad. Read »

Monday, Jul 18, 2011 at 1:20 PM
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By Beth Avant

One Fish, Two Fish

One Fish, Two Fish

The SEA LIFE Aquarium at LegoLand Resort California knows how to celebrate the ocean. Read »

Monday, May 16, 2011 at 6:15 AM
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By Becky Stickney

Angeles National Forest Reopens

Angeles National Forest Reopens

Just in time for a long weekend, 98,000 acres are open again. Read »

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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.
Travel Kit

GET A ROOM

Hotel deals around the Golden State that don't nab all your gold.

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Giant drive-through donuts? We got your giant drive-through donuts right here.

LA GETAWAY

People the world over book their vacations in Los Angeles. You can, too.

SPOTLIGHT SAN DIEGO

From wine tasting in Temecula to visiting Shamu at Sea World.

WAKE UP IN VEGAS

Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.

Authors
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.
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