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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, […]

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History Of The Names Of Places In California High Sierra

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Have you ever sat back and wondered where the name of that mountain came from? Or how someone named that lake you’re floating on? What about the vista you’re enjoying […]

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Mark Twain In California’s High Sierra – From Mining To Story Telling

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There are many legends who’ve left their imprint in the forests, meadows, and peaks of the Sierra Nevada, but besides John Muir, no other has waxed so eloquently as Mark […]

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The Most Epic Solo Adventures In The High Sierra

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In recent years, the #1 trend for travel is solo travel. How come? For starters, anyone that’s been on vacation knows we all end up doing things on our time […]

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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 […]

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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 Halloween on the horizon, 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 […]

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Majestic Yosemite Hotel Historic Lodges In The High Sierra

Historic Lodges In The High Sierra

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The word “lodge” out West invokes an image of luxury, comfort, and most of all a place to rest your weary body after a long day of exploring. And when […]

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Columbia State Historic Park Dog Friendly Trip Ideas in the High Sierra

Pet Friendly Trips in the High Sierra

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Our lives today are busier than ever. Vacation is one of the few times where you can reconnect with the entire family including the four-legged variety. Instead of leaving your […]

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