Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Thursday, Feb 2, 2012 at 5:38 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Modernism's Biggest Bash

Modernism's Biggest Bash

Love your mid-century buildings? Your Airstream trailers? Your streamlined homes? Get to Palm Springs. 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 »

Saturday, Jan 7, 2012 at 12:55 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Sun, the Stars, and Palm Springs

The Sun, the Stars, and Palm Springs

It's the first of the big California cineparties; celebrities and anticipated screenings are just ahead. Read »

Friday, Jan 6, 2012 at 11:46 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Quintet of Film Festivals

A Quintet of Film Festivals

Our sunny, pool-pretty resort city prepares to kick off the first of many cineparties. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2012 at 8:50 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Super Guest Star

A Super Guest Star

Maureen McGovern prepares for a multi-week stint headlining the Palm Springs Follies. Read »

Friday, Aug 12, 2011 at 6:29 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Elvis Tribute Day

Elvis Tribute Day

"All Eras of Elvis" will be celebrated. Yes! 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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