Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013 at 1:13 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Moby Visits Modernism Week

Moby Visits Modernism Week

The music-maker is set to speak at Modernism Week. Read »

Monday, Jan 21, 2013 at 8:58 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Modernism Week in Palm Springs

Modernism Week in Palm Springs

Mid-century enthusiasts prepare for their desert extravaganza. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mod PoP Shop Palm Springs

Mod PoP Shop Palm Springs

"Swanky Things" get celebrated during Modernism Week. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Palm Springs Modernism Week Opens

Palm Springs Modernism Week Opens

It isn't just about buildings, but building on what the buildings represent. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Modernism Week App

Modernism Week App

Find your way around the big event, from the double-decker buses to the design lectures. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Modernism Week Posts 2011 Schedule

Modernism Week Posts 2011 Schedule

Plan now for your February stay in Palm Springs. Read »

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About
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.

SPOTLIGHT SAN DIEGO

Attractions, eateries and secret spots that we won't tell the tourists about.

LA GETAWAY

Unique hotels, ethnic festivals -- yes, there are reasons to drive north.

WAKE UP IN VEGAS

Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.

LOAD THE CAR SEAT

When you have to/want to take the kids along.

Authors
ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBCSanDiego.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 12 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.
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