Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013 at 2:32 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Eye-Level with Koalas

Eye-Level with Koalas

The San Diego Zoo's new Outback area will debut in May. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Diego Holiday: Jungle Bells

San Diego Holiday: Jungle Bells

The San Diego Zoo's end-of-the-year rrowr is in full effect. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 at 12:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Very Crafty: San Diego Beer Week

Very Crafty: San Diego Beer Week

The city is a star in the foam world; suds fans'll gather to find the best. Read »

Saturday, Sep 15, 2012 at 7:48 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Famous Hotel, Famous Ghost

Famous Hotel, Famous Ghost

The Hotel del Coronado throws an elegant Halloween soiree. Read »

Friday, Sep 14, 2012 at 10:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Kid-Nice San Diego Museums Deal

Kid-Nice San Diego Museums Deal

Three dozen museums will waive admission for the tots. Read »

Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 at 9:08 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

20+ Tall Ships at Festival of Sail

20+ Tall Ships at Festival of Sail

Over twenty tall ships will make way for San Diego's North Embarcadero. Read »

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 at 9:27 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy 50th, Paradise Point

Happy 50th, Paradise Point

A San Diego-adjacent island marks its half century with specials and more. Read »

Sunday, Jul 8, 2012 at 12:51 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Comic-Con 2012

Comic-Con 2012

Who are you seeing? Where are you staying? What are you wearing? Read »

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2012 at 11:06 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Absolutely Apes

Absolutely Apes

It's a four-day festival of beautiful primates at the San Diego Zoo. Read »

Friday, Feb 3, 2012 at 9:44 AM
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By Becky Stickney

Wild Valentine's Day Ideas

Wild Valentine's Day Ideas

For when roses and candles are so "been there, done that." 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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