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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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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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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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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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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Kid Friendly Activities In The High Sierra

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The old saying goes “Start ‘em young & they’ll be hooked for life.” Whether you realize it or not, you play a significant role in helping your kids fall in love with the great outdoors. Here’s a few kid friendly activities in the High Sierra to help spark their imagination & provide a sense of […]

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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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Bonsai Rock Instagramable Places In The High Sierra

Four Instagramable Places In The High Sierra For The Perfect Shot

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Crystal-clear waters, jaw-dropping vistas and historic artifacts. It’s downright difficult to put away your camera in the High Sierra even for just a few minutes. Why? Because around every turn, there’s something to photograph! We thought we’d share four instagramable places in the High Sierra that you shouldn’t miss. Bonsai Rock Lake Tahoe Nearly every […]

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Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center Snowmobiling In The High Sierra

Snowmobiling In The High Sierra

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The thrill of adrenaline. The unparalleled beauty of a snowy alpine scenery. As soon as you hop onto a “motor sled” and zip out into the great Sierra Nevada range, you’ll understand why so many do it. Combine the excitement of a high-speed ride and a tour this winter by snowmobiling in the High Sierra. […]

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