Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Britt Peterson

Camp for Grown Ups

Camp for Grown Ups

Creating the perfect bubbly is an art form. Learn how at camp. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Britt Peterson

A Classic's PGA "Classic"

A Classic's PGA

If not a place to celebrate the sport of golf, it's certainly a celeb hot spot--all in the name of Bob Hope. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Britt Peterson

Cast Your Vote: Mammoth Film Fest

Cast Your Vote: Mammoth Film Fest

Ski, snowboard or snow tube. It doesn't matter how you get there, just that you make it. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Britt Peterson

The Hollywood Christmas Parade

The Hollywood Christmas Parade

It's true some people tend to jump the gun on Christmas, but we promise we're not. This parade is at the end of the month. Read »

Sunday, Nov 14, 2010 at 7:30 AM
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By Britt Peterson

You're Invited: Murder Mystery Dinner Party

You're Invited: Murder Mystery Dinner Party

Can you figure it out? Or are you, perhaps, the one to blame? Read »

Monday, Nov 15, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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By Britt Peterson

Winchester Mystery House

Winchester Mystery House

It doesn't need to be October 31st to enjoy a good alleged haunted mansion, right? Read »

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010 at 12:47 PM
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By Britt Peterson

Boring Museum Exception

Boring Museum Exception

Head North for an innovative, "neo"-experience! Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Britt Peterson

Campbell's Oktoberfest Transformation

Campbell's Oktoberfest Transformation

Campbell? Munich? Trust us, you won't be able to tell the difference. Read »

Sunday, Oct 3, 2010 at 7:30 AM
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By Britt Peterson

All Things Orange and Round in Calabasas

All Things Orange and Round in Calabasas

We hope you like pumpkin... Read »

Wednesday, Sep 29, 2010 at 9:44 AM
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By Brittany Peterson

Day Trip to the 'Bu

Day Trip to the 'Bu

It’s no wonder celebs choose the ‘Bu as their number one beach hangout. 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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