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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Friday, Mar 16, 2012 at 2:43 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hang Ten Surf Package

Hang Ten Surf Package

Is this finally the year you check this item off the bucket list? Hotel Solamar makes it easy. Read »

Friday, Mar 2, 2012 at 10:11 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Sweet Ojai Deal

A Sweet Ojai Deal

The Ojai Valley Inn & Spa celebrates its city's famous fruit with a sweet deal. Read »

Monday, Feb 27, 2012 at 1:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Golf in Gold Country

Golf in Gold Country

Gold Country is known for wine tasting, jumping frogs, and some really excellent links. Read »

Monday, Feb 13, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Desert Bloom Package

A Desert Bloom Package

Anza-Borrego + February blooms? It's a desert full of pretty brushstrokes. Read »

Monday, Feb 13, 2012 at 11:36 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Palihotel Melrose Debuts

Palihotel Melrose Debuts

Taken a shine to the much-buzzed-over Palihouse Holloway? Palihotel Melrose is here. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2012 at 5:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

New Palm Springs Getaway

New Palm Springs Getaway

A splashy new hotel is set to make its desert debut. Read »

Monday, Jan 16, 2012 at 10:46 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hotel del: Free Nights and Fresh Rooms

Hotel del: Free Nights and Fresh Rooms

The queen of Coronado has a set of refreshed Victorian rooms and a nice deal afoot. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012 at 2:52 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Grist Mill Getaway

Grist Mill Getaway

There's an impressive grist mill reproduction in San Luis Obispo, and you can stay in it. Read »

Thursday, Dec 8, 2011 at 1:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wuksachi in Winter

Wuksachi in Winter

Sweet on the sequoias in the snow? The park's big lodge has a special on. Read »

Monday, Nov 28, 2011 at 2:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Merry-Making at Madonna Inn

Merry-Making at Madonna Inn

Do Christmas dinner in one of the Christmasiest rooms in all of the Golden State. 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.