Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Friday, Jun 24, 2011 at 4:12 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Clayton Bailey's World of Wonders

Clayton Bailey's World of Wonders

The "mad scientist" artist gets a major Sacramento restrospective. Read »

Monday, Jun 13, 2011 at 9:08 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Summer of Impressionism

The Summer of Impressionism

The Crocker Art Museum is featuring the works of George Bellows and other American Impressionists. Read »

Monday, May 23, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Big Names, Small Art

Big Names, Small Art

Find wee works, from great artists, for not much money, in Sacramento. Read »

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 4:33 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cycle Cinema in Sacramento

Cycle Cinema in Sacramento

The Bicycle Film Festival is throwing the kickstand down in the capital. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 8, 2011 at 3:50 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

An Early St. Patrick's in Old Sacramento

An Early St. Patrick's in Old Sacramento

The bands'll be brassing through the historic quarter. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2011 at 2:53 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sacramento Museum Day 2011

Sacramento Museum Day 2011

Just over two dozen Sactown institutions are waiving admission for a day. 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.
Travel Kit

GET A ROOM

Hotel deals around the Golden State that don't nab all your gold.

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Giant drive-through donuts? We got your giant drive-through donuts right here.

WAKE UP IN VEGAS

Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.

LA GETAWAY

Unique hotels, ethnic festivals, warmer weather -- yes, there are reasons to head south.

SPOTLIGHT SAN DIEGO

From wine tasting in Temecula to visitng Shamu at Sea World.

BAY'S BEST

Culture, wine, boating, hiking, beachcombing, museums. You don't have to drive far to get away.

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