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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
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Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 3:32 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Spring Break in Sun Diego

Spring Break in Sun Diego

It's road-trippin' time. Where are you going? Read »

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Monday, Dec 3, 2012 at 5:06 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Feeling the Season in San(ta) Diego

Feeling the Season in San(ta) Diego

The Omni San Diego is ready to send a Christmas tree to your room. Read »

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Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012 at 6:28 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Valentine's Beer and Chocolate

Valentine's Beer and Chocolate

Unusual pairings rule the day in San Diego. Read »

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Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011 at 10:47 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Holiday Hotel Perk: The In-Room Christmas Tree

Holiday Hotel Perk: The In-Room Christmas Tree

The Omni San Diego will deliver a fir to your floor. Read »

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Friday, Apr 29, 2011 at 11:37 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mom Loves Baseball

Mom Loves Baseball

Your main lady loves to yell "hey batter batter"? Best treat her to a ballpark-sweet package. Read »

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Thursday, Feb 3, 2011 at 6:59 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Brew with a View

Brew with a View

The Omni San Diego has tapped into a great package idea. 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.