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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.