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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 1:55 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Dreaming of a Desert Christmas

Dreaming of a Desert Christmas

The season in Palm Springs is merry, bright, and typically full of sunshine. Read »

Friday, Apr 15, 2011 at 2:31 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Drive-In Movies Go Golf Cart

Drive-In Movies Go Golf Cart

Rancho Las Palmas has a few specials on now. Just be sure to make time for a cart-close flick. Read »

Sunday, Jan 23, 2011 at 2:03 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Valentine Escape at Rancho Las Palmas

Valentine Escape at Rancho Las Palmas

You don't need to land on February 14 to book this one. 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.