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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Mokelumne River Canyon Calaveras County High Sierra Wildflowers

Scenic Wildflower Hiking Opportunities In The California High Sierra

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Spring is a time for rebirth in the California High Sierra. The snow begins to recede to the higher elevations and the sun angle becomes more pronounced. The foothills transition from earthy brown tones to the bright cheery crayons of spring. It also means wildflower season is upon us! Here are just a few of […]

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