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A Charming Weekend Getaway Through Historic Towns In The High Sierra

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Visit these historic towns in northern California for a charming weekend getaway in the Western High Sierra. […]

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An Epic Hiking and History-Packed Eastern Sierra Road Trip

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Highway 395 makes for an epic eastern sierra road trip with sky-high peaks, steamy hot springs, hiking trails galore, and a plethora of historic mining and railroad towns. […]

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Family Friendly Outdoor Adventures In The High Sierra

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The perfect active, outdoorsy & kid-friendly destination for your family – it’s the High Sierra! Time for an adventure with kids to remember. […]

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Strike It Rich – Where To Go Gold Panning In California High Sierra

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Depending on who you ask, California is known for many things. Sun, beaches, skiing, national parks, and even world class cuisine. A place of contrasts. It can be argued that this wealth of activities wouldn’t be possible without the Gold Rush. This is what caused the biggest migration in US history and helped California achieve […]

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6 Best Mountain Towns In California High Sierra To Visit 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 just a sampling of the best mountain towns in California High Sierra to visit ANY time of year. […]

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Oldest Buildings In The High Sierra

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A century. That’s a long time to be around especially in the Sierra Nevada. Winter storms with heavy snowfall and hurricane–like winds. A barrage of summer fires. A continuous development of roads, freeways, and other buildings. And yet remains the oldest buildings in California High Sierra… a true testament of grit. Osgood’s Toll House (1859) […]

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Step Back In Time In These Historic Sites Of The High Sierra

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Regardless of your interests or hobbies, visiting historical sites gives you an opportunity to engage with a place. To develop a fuller appreciation of those hardy individuals that spent time in the High Sierra. From the spark of “parkitecture” to the booming gold rush era, each of these historic landmarks provide us a better understanding […]

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California High Sierra Towns & The Origin Of Their Names

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Have you ever pondered, “How on earth did this California High Sierra town get its name?” Us too! The fun thing about looking back at the origins is that they usually come with an interesting story. Here’s a few that will give you some insight on how they were formed. Mammoth Lakes There are no […]

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Facts About California High Sierra – 5 Important Dates In History

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When it comes to mountain ranges, the Sierra Nevada in California are arguably the wealthiest for their place in history. They were a challenge to cross, provided access to wealth, and most of all, became the birthplace for conservation. This isn’t a full account, but rather a taste of important dates of the High Sierra. […]

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