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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Saturday, Jun 25, 2011 at 8:01 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Summer Ride 'n Dine

The Summer Ride 'n Dine

Combo tickets on the Palm Springs tram will be reduced for a two-month window. Read »

Monday, May 2, 2011 at 2:07 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mother's Day at the Tram

Mother's Day at the Tram

You want to give mom brunch, but your mom wants some adventure, too? Done and done. Read »

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

Valentine's Dinner Above Palm Springs

Valentine's Dinner Above Palm Springs

"The world's largest rotating tramway" is taking on the world's most famous love day. Read »

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

Dining Below, and Above, the Stars

Dining Below, and Above, the Stars

The Peaks Restaurant offers an unusual, way-up-there Palm Springs dining experience. 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.