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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 at 3:23 PM
By Alysia Gray Painter

How Santa Barbara Does Car-Free

Our own American Riviera has made green a true way of life.View gallery »

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Friday, Feb 11, 2011 at 3:46 PM
By Alysia Gray Painter

Santa Barbara Car-Free Discounts

Santa Barbara Car-Free Discounts

Take a train, ride the bus or cycle in, and get some excellent deals. Read »

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.
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 NBC7.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 20 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.