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Our daily look at nearby getaways
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Saturday, Jul 14, 2012 at 1:48 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Free Nights in Palm Springs

Free Nights in Palm Springs

If you're a heat lover, there's a sweet summer deal afoot. Read »

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Sunday, Jul 1, 2012 at 10:20 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Ojai Lavender Getaway

Ojai Lavender Getaway

Love lavender? 'Tis the season in a certain sweet-smelling town. Read »

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Monday, Jun 4, 2012 at 12:13 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Gaige House Joins Four Sisters

Gaige House Joins Four Sisters

Asian-inspired decor and a pretty Glen Ellen-setting; a classic Sonoma stay joins a boutique hotel family. Read »

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Tuesday, Jun 5, 2012 at 11:12 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Ace Palm Springs Summer Deal

Ace Palm Springs Summer Deal

A pool, the sun, and a cool room for a hundred bucks. Anyone up for a road trip? Read »

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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 at 7:13 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Blue Octopus Family Suite

The Blue Octopus Family Suite

A hotel room designed just for kids? It's at the Hotel del Coronado. Read »

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Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 at 11:10 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Peninsula's Fresh Hues

The Peninsula's Fresh Hues

The swank stay-over spot boasts Beverly Hills cred and a quartet of colorful new suites. Read »

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Monday, May 14, 2012 at 11:27 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Winsome Wawona

The Winsome Wawona

The sequoia-close Yosemite hotel is now open for the summer season. Read »

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Monday, Mar 26, 2012 at 4:38 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Cruz Foodies Wanted

Santa Cruz Foodies Wanted

Know your Santa Cruz supperies? You will with this West Cliff Inn package. Read »

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Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012 at 2:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

New Surf & Sand Packages

New Surf & Sand Packages

Hello, Laguna Beach. Hello, stretching near the water. Hello, sticky s'mores. Read »

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Friday, Mar 16, 2012 at 9:35 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sonoma for Less

Sonoma for Less

The Lodge at Sonoma has several packages running, including a book-by-this-date-and-save. 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.