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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Thursday, Mar 8, 2012 at 2:14 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Orchids Abloom in Santa Barbara

Orchids Abloom in Santa Barbara

The Pacific Orchid Expo recently wrapped, but orchid fans have not yet stored their prized specimens. Read »

Sunday, Feb 26, 2012 at 8:33 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Barbara's Newest Cover Model

Santa Barbara's Newest Cover Model

Ganna Walska Lotusland makes the cover of Martha Stewart Living. Read »

Sunday, Jan 15, 2012 at 10:25 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Barbara Car-Free Discounts

Santa Barbara Car-Free Discounts

Biking/strolling around the American Riviera? There are good deals aplenty. Read »

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013 at 8:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

NEXT Santa Barbara

NEXT Santa Barbara

Headed to the American Riviera? There's a new app to lead the way. Read »

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013 at 8:39 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Feast, Film, and the American Riviera

Feast, Film, and the American Riviera

Like your movies with a merlot on the side? Santa Barbara shares your tastes. Read »

Thursday, Feb 3, 2011 at 6:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Vineyard Picnic Tour

Vineyard Picnic Tour

A quartet of wineries to sip at, and someone to drive you there. Sweet. 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.