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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Anne Rice in Riverside

Anne Rice in Riverside

Plus, the Mission Inn will offer two packages related to the author's latest novel. Read »

Sunday, Dec 26, 2010 at 7:45 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

2011 and 3,500,000 Lights

2011 and 3,500,000 Lights

You can celebrate New Year's and still catch the Mission Inn's famous bulbs. Read »

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

Merry Times at the Mission Inn

Merry Times at the Mission Inn

How do 3.5 million+ twinkling lights look, anyway? Read »

Friday, Oct 22, 2010 at 12:15 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Vampires Tour of the Mission Inn

Vampires Tour of the Mission Inn

The California Riverside Ballet is ghost-hunting at the storybook hotel. 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.