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Kings Canyon National Park

4-Day Road Trip in Western & Southern High Sierra

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Pinecrest Lake, Tuolumne County Our adventure began at Pinecrest Lake in Tuolumne County. After a delicious lunch at Mia’s restaurant nearby, we parked our car and stepped off excitedly for our first hike of the trip. The loop trail around the lake is about five miles with a very small amount of elevation change, and […]

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Alabama Hills in the spring

Romantic Spring Getaways To Re-Kindle The Love In Your Relationship

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You’ve been cooped up in the house all winter long. Work hours have blurred from one day to the next. Everyone’s patience has frayed to the point they’re about to snap. With spring arriving in a big way across the lower elevations of the High Sierra, why not use this time to plan some romantic […]

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5 Ways To Find Serenity In The High Sierra

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You set your out of office in your email. Hop into the car and rush out of the city. This is the moment you’ve been waiting for. To escape the daily routine and find some peace and quiet. The question is where? The answer as John Muir noted is “The Mountains.” Here’s five guaranteed ways […]

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Road Trip Your Way Into A Summer Romantic Getaway

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Things that didn’t bother you before, now do. Daily routines have become just that… routine. As travel restrictions ease, it’s time to start dreaming and planning a vacation with your better half. What better way to create happy positive memories than by heading out on a road trip via a summer romantic getaway. Highway 395 […]

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Hollywood in the High Sierra Historic Downtown Truckee

Go A “Little” Hollywood In The High Sierra

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Los Angeles might be the beating “heart” of the movie industry, but when production companies venture out into the High Sierra, something magical happens. It might be the impossibly deep blue skies or the dramatic scenery as a backdrop. No matter the reason, hundreds perhaps thousands of films have been shot across the region. Here’s […]

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June mountain snowboarding views of California Alps on a winter day

5 High Sierra Bucket List Items To Do This Winter

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It should come as no surprise that the Sierra Nevada is perfection when it comes to winter weather. At the higher elevations, we get copious amounts of snow, but it statistically falls on only 50 days per year. That means you can have a snow-cation AND enjoy the sun. Talk about a win-win! For those […]

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exterior of Tenaya Lodge

Curl Up In These Cozy Accommodations In The High Sierra

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There isn’t a better way to describe the High Sierra than by simply calling it a natural playground. A place that re-kindles the inner child in all of us. From the biggest trees in the world to massive brooding peaks that seem to scrape the sky. And once the adventure is done, you’ll need to […]

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Downtown Murphys Go Calaveras

4 Romantic Getaways in the California High Sierra

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Learn about some hidden gems in the Sierra Nevada for a special weekend (or week long) getaway. Hiking, hot springs, historic towns and lots more to recharge your relationship. […]

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Mammoth Lakes Horseshoe Lake

Why Fall Is The Most Romantic Season In The High Sierra

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In the High Sierra, it’s not difficult to see why fall is the most romantic season. Winter is about schussing down the slopes or snowshoeing. Summer, you want to get outside and explore the great outdoors via hiking or biking. But in the fall, the High Sierra lets out a big collective sigh and pauses […]

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