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3 Perfect Mountain Towns To Visit In The High Sierra Any Time Of Year

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Many mountain ranges have ski towns focused only on one time of year. The High Sierra is very fortunate to offer an assortment of mountain towns featuring fun & adventure all year round. Don’t believe us? Here’s 3 perfect mountain towns to visit in the High Sierra ANY time of year. Tahoe City Just like […]

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Yosemite National Park Night Sky

Stargazing In The High Sierra

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Pink sunsets, yellow moons, shooting stars, and green meadows. We’re not talking about the magically delicious breakfast cereal. Rather, we’re talking about the sights above our heads after the sun dips below the horizon. With warm, fun-packed days followed by cool, comfortable evenings, summer stargazing in the High Sierra is a treat everyone should set […]

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Mono Lake Best spots for a sunset in the High Sierra

Best Spots To Catch A Sunrise Or Sunset In The High Sierra

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Carpe Diem! Nothing showcases this Latin adage more than enjoying the moment the sun comes up or sets. It’s nature’s ultimate canvas, painting the sky with atomic tangerines, fiery reds, and flaxen yellows. To make sure you don’t miss out, here’s some of the best spots to catch a sunrise or sunset in the High […]

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Best Places In The High Sierra To Celebrate The Fourth Of July

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No matter how much you enjoy the warm weather, let’s be honest… by the time July rolls around, the heat in most metropolitan cities is oppressive, hitting triple digits. With our national holiday fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to get a reprieve from the dog days of summer & enjoy some cool nights. And […]

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Majestic Mountain Loop – A Cool Option For A Long Weekend In The High Sierra

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The bloom of spring is slowly transitioning into the warmth and sunshine of summer. What this means is it’s almost road trip time! A time for families and friends to explore nature up close and personal. The question is where? The obvious answer is Yosemite National Park but why not explore a bit further with […]

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gold panning California Gold Rush

Release Your Inner “49er” & Experience Your Own California Gold Rush In The High Sierra

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Discovery of gold in 1848 sparked the largest mass migration in U.S. history, with more than 300,000 pioneers heading west. The effects of the California Gold Rush were substantial, helping lead California into statehood in 1850. Although the gun fights of yesteryear & raucous boomtowns are long gone, you still have an opportunity to stake […]

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Concerts in the Pines High Sierra Music Festival

High Sierra Summer Music Festivals

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With Memorial Day approaching, we’re almost 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 cold […]

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Van Sickle Bi-Sta

Visit The Only Bi-State Park, Dive Into Truckee’s Wild History, & Peek At California’s Mining Heritage

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State parks might be a bit less known than their national park cousins, but they’re definitely worth a visit. Offering up mountain bike trails to campsites & even dipping into local history, here’s three California State Parks in the High Sierra you should consider visiting this year. Van Sickle Bi-State Park Being close to the […]

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Calaveras Frog Jumping Contest

3 Amazing Bucket List Festivals In The High Sierra

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The sun is shining brightly, and the snow is beginning to melt. It’s definitely spring and that means festival season is starting to ramp up! This year, why not skip the more obvious events and hit up a one-of-a-kind, bucket list festival instead? Here’s three festivals in the High Sierra you should plan on checking […]

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