Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Monday, Feb 14, 2011 at 3:26 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Phoenix in Palm Springs

Phoenix in Palm Springs

The slide honcho is taking Modernism buffs on a cross-country trip, via projector. Read »

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

Modernism Week App

Modernism Week App

Find your way around the big event, from the double-decker buses to the design lectures. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2011 at 5:09 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Riviera's Modernism Week Deal

The Riviera's Modernism Week Deal

The mid-century hotel is doing a steep discount on the Best Available Rate. Read »

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

Modernism Week Posts 2011 Schedule

Modernism Week Posts 2011 Schedule

Plan now for your February stay in Palm Springs. 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.
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.