Tahoe Donner Snowplay

Family Fun & Snow Play In The High Sierra

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There’s something invigorating about spending time in the snow-covered peaks of the High Sierra. Maybe it’s the warm sunshine hitting your face or the crystals glistening below your feet. No matter the reason, it brings out the youthful spirit in all of us. Go sledding, build a snow man or just enjoy the scenery. Here’s […]

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Three Awesome Ideas To Spend New Year’s In The High Sierra

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Visiting the mountains any time of year is cause for celebration, but New Year’s brings it up a notch. Groovy celebrations, eye-catching fireworks displays and record-setting parades welcome any that make the journey. Here’s three New Year’s celebrations in the High Sierra to consider when planning your 2018-19 festivities. Boogie & Groove Your Way Into […]

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There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills… State Parks Of The High Sierra Offer Priceless Experiences

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Gold and silver run deep in the veins of California. This resource helped fuel the economy in the 1800’s, but as a consequence, this natural bounty of ore mined and lumber felled at an alarming rate cleared entire mountainsides. Many thought these resources would never end, but a few saw differently. This is when the […]

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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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