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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Monday, Feb 24, 2014 at 1:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sequoia Stars: Staring Out the Night Sky

Sequoia Stars: Staring Out the Night Sky

Stay at the Wuksachi Lodge and look up -- way, way up. Read »

Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 at 11:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Spooky Sequoias

Spooky Sequoias

Take an eerie trip to the Sequoia National Park. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012 at 2:17 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sequoia Horseback Riding

Sequoia Horseback Riding

Clip-clop underneath some of the largest trees on the planet. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2011 at 5:41 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Earth Day in Sequoia National Park

Earth Day in Sequoia National Park

National Park Week continues, meaning free admission and lots of in-park activities. Read »

Saturday, Jan 29, 2011 at 7:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

High Sierra Tastes at the Wuksachi

High Sierra Tastes at the Wuksachi

Chef Steven Steritt is doing a local focus at the sequoia-close resort. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 24, 2010 at 12:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Snowshoe by Sequoias

Snowshoe by Sequoias

It's been damp down here, which means loads of lovely snow up there. Read »

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

Fall Frolics in the Sequoias

Fall Frolics in the Sequoias

The sequoias-close Wuksachi has a fall deal on now. 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.