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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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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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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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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 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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