High Sierra Museums – Tell A Story

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The High Sierra is filled with deep history not just from a human perspective but an environmental one as well. From the highest peaks to the lowest valleys, each tells a story that most of us would only drive by. To hear the tales, you must check out the High Sierra museums that exist up […]

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Bodie Ghost Towns of the High Sierra

Get Outside & Explore The Ghost Towns Of The High Sierra

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With just a little over a month until Halloween, the media blitz is gearing up towards “spooky” themes. You could just “veg” out on your couch but why? We all know seeing and experiencing things in REAL LIFE is always better than in the digital world. In addition, we’re VERY lucky in the High Sierra […]

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Funtober Fall Festivals In The High Sierra

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As the sun begins its trek further south onto the horizon, you begin to feel a change approaching. The mid-summer’s heat is starting to lose its grasp as the mornings are replaced with a crispness signaling fall is coming. While the days are getting shorter, it brings with it a magical time filled with color […]

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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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Like sand in an hour glass, so are disappearing the days of summer. With less than a month before the kids head back to school, time is fleeting to get in one last trip. Here’s four family vacation ideas in the High Sierra that you shouldn’t pass up before fall hits! Why Be Normal When […]

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Best Scenic Byways High Sierra Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway

Best Scenic Byways in the High Sierra

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The main attractions in the High Sierra are just that… amazing and worth the visit. But what if you want to truly get away from the crowds? Then venturing off the main thoroughfares onto the smaller roads will lead you to the best the High Sierra has to offer. This is especially true for the […]

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

Horseback Riding In The High Sierra

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There’s nothing more quintessential than exploring the High Sierra by Horseback as this part of the country was shaped by these beautiful animals. Experiencing how these steeds can tackle a mountainside without a nary misstep is a thing of beauty. Whether you want to hop in the saddle for an hour, a day or even […]

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Three Family Adventures in the High Sierra

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The world is filled with distractions, like social media and work deadlines, making it difficult to create strong positive bonds with your family. There is one place in this world that can help – the great outdoors. Nature naturally removes those diversions and lets you become enveloped in the moment. Suddenly the air smells fresher, […]

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Concerts in the Pines High Sierra Music Festival

High Sierra Summer Music Festivals

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With Memorial Day behind us, we’re now in high gear of summertime fun. There’s lots to be had in the High Sierra like fishing, mountain biking and hiking in the great outdoors. The question is how do you celebrate a day well played? For us, there’s nothing better than hearing live music while sipping a […]

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Tuolumne Grove Giant Sequoia - Kim Carroll

Sequoias – Modern Day Equivalent of Jack and the Giant Beanstalk

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Ever since we were kids, tall trees have sparked our imaginations. As we grow older, sadly that sense of wonder begins to diminish. It’s not until you step into the land of the Giant Sequoias and look up at these towering titans do those dreams suddenly re-ignite. It’s as if you transport back to the […]

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