Fun Activities To Do In The High Sierra While Waiting For The Snow

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The High Sierra is renown for its word-class skiing but there's much more to do here than just that in the winter. When you’re ready to take a break from the slopes or just not a big skier/snowboarder check out these awesome winter activities that aren't skiing or snowboarding.

There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills… State Parks Of The High Sierra Offer Priceless Experiences

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Come celebrate and help preserve California's multitude of natural wonders and cultural heritage by visiting one of these three state parks in the High Sierra.

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3 Lesser Known Attractions In The High Sierra

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While the iconic destinations are a must for everyone to see here's a list of 3 lesser-known tourist attractions in the High Sierra that are worth the visit as well.

Halloween in the High Sierra

Spook-tacular Fun For Halloween In The High Sierra

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Make this year's holiday a special one by heading into the High Sierra for some Halloween fun. Here's a snippet of the fun you can find this “spooky” season.

High Sierra Museums – Tell A Story

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High Sierra museums offer a unique glimpse at the history that exists in the Sierra Nevada. Both residents and visitors alike, will come away learning & truly appreciating the region that much more.

Vossler Farms Pumpkin Patch

3 Things To Do In October In The High Sierra

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From spooky to fantasy filled, the month of October in the High Sierra offers you a gambit of festivals that are worth checking out.

Via Ferrata

The Secret Season – Have Fun & Exercise Too

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When venturing deep into the mountains visitors are looking for empty beaches, quiet roads, and a destination all to themselves. Discover the secret season in the High Sierra to get all that and more!

Bodie Ghost Towns of the High Sierra

Get Outside & Explore The Ghost Towns Of The High Sierra

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For a perfect recipe to visit ghost towns AND enjoy nice weather at the same time come visit the High Sierra.

Head Off The Beaten Path For A Wine Tasting Adventure In The High Sierra

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Maybe it’s the cool mountain air or the relaxed state of mind. No matter what, wine tasting in the High Sierra is unlike anywhere else. Here are a few ideas for a wine getaway you won't forget.

Maximize Your Leaf Peeping In The High Sierra

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On the West Coast there's no better place that captures the essence of autumn like here. If you're planning the perfect fall foliage getaway, then this list & some tips will help maximize your leaf peeping when in the High Sierra. Don't miss out on mother nature's display before it's too late.

Funtober Fall Festivals In The High Sierra

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Fall is THE time to visit the High Sierra. It's the season for local’s AND visitors alike to enjoy the peace, tranquility AND numerous fall festivals happening in the High Sierra.

Cougar Rock Guided Hikes in the High Sierra Arnold Rim Trail

Epic Guided Hikes Of The High Sierra

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Maximize your time & get an insider’s look at the majestic mountain range in a whole other way by checking out one of these guided hikes.

Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Railroading Family Vacation Ideas in the High Sierra

One Last Family Fun Extravaganza To Finish The Summer Right!

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Don't let the last glimmer of summertime pass you up without one more family trip to the High Sierra. Here are 3 family vacation ideas that will make everyone happy!

Golfing In The High Sierra

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Perhaps it’s the quaint towns, invigorating mountain air or maybe the elevation. Who knows exactly... but it makes the perfect recipe for your next golfing adventure.

4 Must-See Natural Attractions In The High Sierra

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Looking for a bucket list of natural wonders to see? Here's four worth exploring from the well-known to some hidden gems that exist deep in the High Sierra.

Webber Lake High Sierra Lake Fishing

Come Back With A Legendary Fish Tale

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Be the one that comes home with grand tales of the “monster” you caught and the envy of all your pals. When it comes to fishing, the lakes in the High Sierra offer you some of the best in the world.

Best Scenic Byways High Sierra Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway

Best Scenic Byways in the High Sierra

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The High Sierra isn’t just a place filled with many one-of-a kind wonders. It’s also a destination to remove the tension of city life. Get away from the mid-summer heat, the terrible traffic and check out one of the many scenic byways in the High Sierra. Don’t let another weekend pass without a respite.

Bishop Visitor Center Rock Creek Lake Horseback Riding in the High Sierra

Horseback Riding In The High Sierra

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Although people may not think “fitness” when they consider taking the reins, a day in the saddle will kick you in the rear. While it may look like the horse is doing all the work. As a rider it takes balance, strong legs and a stable core to stay upright. So, hop on a horse this summer and truly feel the air, smell the foliage and see the High Sierra’s beauty in a unique way.

Kayaking Lake Tahoe Sunset

From Adrenaline-Pumping to Serenity – Here’s 3 Kayaking Adventures In The High Sierra

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While there are always new fitness fads out there, why not try a classic – Kayaking! It’s one of those activities that puts you right in the center of nature and provides an excellent workout. We love paddling & think kayaking in the High Sierra is some of the best in the world.

Camping In The High Sierra

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The Sierra Nevada gives the BEST of both worlds. It cools off at night, letting you sleep comfortably while warming up during the day for activities like fishing and hiking. Remember... summer is only so long so get out there and enjoy it!

Travertine Hot Springs Mono County

Soak Your Way To Health On A Hot Springs Adventure

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The High Sierra hot springs run the full gambit of amenities when it comes to rest and relaxation. From amenity-free to luxurious, you’ll find the pool that fits your needs. Come visit for a soak and create an adventure of your own.

Three Family Adventures in the High Sierra

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The High Sierra is a great, big, wonder-filled playground perfect for families. These family adventures are just waiting to engage, inspire and entertain everyone - and make you healthier and happier.

Four Great Hikes In The High Sierra

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There’s something special about being on the trail, feeling the cool mountain air against your skin and the warmth of the sun hitting your face as you trek onward. It’s these moments in the outdoors that help re-energize your soul for the following week. So, instead of sitting at home wasting away on your couch, try one of these amazing High Sierra hiking trails.

Concerts in the Pines High Sierra Music Festival

High Sierra Summer Music Festivals

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Regardless of your favorite live music or the food you enjoy most, we've got you covered. After you finish your day, pull up an Adirondack chair, lay back and take in the easy summertime vibes the High Sierra has to offer while listening to some live music.

Sampling Of What Mountain Biking High Sierra Has To Offer

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From first-timers to seasoned mountain bikers, these are just a sampling of the best lift-served / shuttle accessed mountain biking High Sierra has to offer. So, go ahead and plan a getaway to let yourself breathe the fresh air and melt your cares away along one of these epic trails.

Tuolumne Grove Giant Sequoia - Kim Carroll

Sequoias – Modern Day Equivalent of Jack and the Giant Beanstalk

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The California High Sierra is famous for its soaring mountains, deep canyons, roaring waterfalls and the only NATURAL home of the giant sequoias. Existing only on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada, these groves of giant redwoods must be seen in person to really capture their grandeur.

Parker Lake Fishing in Mono County

Merry Fishmas – Trout Fishing Season in the High Sierra is Upon Us

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Catching the “Big One” is a relaxing way to get away from the stress of everyday life and a picturesque way to get to know the California High Sierra. All you need is a little bait, maybe a boat and a love of the great outdoors to fish the High Sierra.

Four Cycling Adventures in the High Sierra

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From road cyclists to avid mountain bikers, the High Sierra is home to an amazing assortment of trails. These are just four of the more unknown trails existing throughout the range. Stay tuned as we explore a few more cycling adventures across the wide ranging High Sierra country.

Yosemite Falls High Sierra Waterfalls

Waterfall Season Is Here

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From historic to iconic, the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range can arguably be considered the best place for viewing waterfalls in the world. This is just a drop in the bucket of the vast assortment of High Sierra waterfall beauty you can check out. What is your favorite on the list?   

Columbia State Historic Park Dog Friendly Trip Ideas in the High Sierra

Pet Friendly Trips in the High Sierra

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These are just a few of the adventures you can have with your pup in the High Sierra. The opportunities are endless and each region is host to a large assortment of places to stay and eat. So, the next time your thinking of an adventure with your furry friend, come visit the California High Sierra.

California High Sierra – April & May is the “Secret” Ski Season

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With ski season slated to last through Memorial Day and a bright warm sun returning, spring is the season of adventure in every shape and size in the High Sierra.

Mokelumne River Canyon Calaveras County High Sierra Wildflowers

Scenic Wildflower Hiking Opportunities In The California High Sierra

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After a Miracle March, it’s “high-time” to plan a trip to the Sierra Nevada and see the explosive color of High Sierra wildflowers that few other places can compete with.

Miracle March Means Fantastic Spring-time Festivities

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Spring means your opportunities for a multi-sport day of adventure & fun in the California High Sierra are boundless. Start the day on the slopes followed by a warm bike ride and finish it off with any one of these amazing festivals.

Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Railroading in the High Sierra

Railroading In The High Sierra

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From seeing historic trains to a fun and easy way to the slopes, railroading in the High Sierra is like nowhere else in the country!

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Apres In The High Sierra From Craft Beer To Organic Cocktails

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Après & skiing have been intertwined since the advent of sliding down a mountain was perfected. Here's a few places you can enjoy a locally made brew, or for the less beer-inclined, a handcrafted organic cocktail as part of your Apres in the High Sierra.

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