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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012 at 2:46 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Gold Rush Days

Gold Rush Days

Old West-type fun rules the streets of Old Sacramento over Labor Day Weekend. Read »

Thursday, Jun 28, 2012 at 12:26 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Time Travel Weekends

Time Travel Weekends

July and August weekends around Old Sactown get extra old-timey. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011 at 10:42 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Spooky Sactown

Spooky Sactown

A trio of atmospheric walking tours promise to be both informative and perhaps a tad terrifying. Read »

Saturday, Sep 24, 2011 at 8:32 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Date Night Underground

Date Night Underground

Dine together and then hoof it through history, in Old Sacramento. Read »

Monday, Aug 15, 2011 at 9:47 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Gold Rush Days 2011

Gold Rush Days 2011

It's a rootin', tootin' time in Old Sactown. Read »

Thursday, Jul 7, 2011 at 10:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Underground Expanding

The Underground Expanding

The popular Sacramento Underground tour is going deeper. Well, wider, anyway. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2011 at 1:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Time Travel Weekends

Time Travel Weekends

The suspender-wearing street theater high jinks make an Old Sacramento summer sweeter. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2011 at 6:00 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Twain Stamp to Launch in Old Sac

Twain Stamp to Launch in Old Sac

Love your Clemens? Get to Sacramento for a "time travel" kind of day. Read »

Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 7:47 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Old Sac Goes Above Ground

Old Sac Goes Above Ground

Seen subterranean Sactown? Now take a look at what's overhead. Read »

Friday, Mar 18, 2011 at 10:15 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Go Beneath and Below Old Sacramento

Go Beneath and Below Old Sacramento

The popular underground walkarounds are starting back up for the season. 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.