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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 at 5:34 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Marina Openings: Mountain Lakes Greet Spring

Marina Openings: Mountain Lakes Greet Spring

Where are you headed, water buffs? Big Bear Lake or Lake Gregory? Read »

Monday, Apr 15, 2013 at 3:39 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Steaming from Los Angeles to San Bernardino

Steaming from Los Angeles to San Bernardino

Historic train buffs get an old-timey opportunity at Railroad Days. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 2:00 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Train Days Whistle into Redlands

Train Days Whistle into Redlands

Rail enthusiasts turn out for two days of all things choo-choo. Read »

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 9:35 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Bernardino Railroad Days

San Bernardino Railroad Days

Love your vintage engines? Here's your chance to admire them from a close distance. Read »

Monday, May 16, 2011 at 6:15 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Bernardino County Fair

San Bernardino County Fair

Cheer on moto action, monster trucks, fried foods, and Bucky Covington, too. 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.