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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
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Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 7:31 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Free Days in Nature's Splendor

Free Days in Nature's Splendor

Does your favorite national park have a get-in fee? It'll be waived for a weekend. Read »

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Monday, Feb 18, 2013 at 9:16 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Presidents Day at the Nixon Library

Presidents Day at the Nixon Library

Enjoy cherry pie and hobnob with Lincoln and Washington. Read »

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Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012 at 12:28 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Presidents Day at Nixon Library

Presidents Day at Nixon Library

Cherry pie, for Presidents Day? George Washington must be in the house. (And that house? The Nixon Library.) 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.