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Maximize Your Leaf Peeping In The High Sierra

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After Labor Day weekend, it’s a magical time to be in the Sierra Nevada range. The large assortment of fall festivals will keep you entertained while Mother Nature brings the fireworks. We’re talking about the fall color in the High Sierra. Compared to other parts of the country, the landscape, vegetation and meadows create a […]

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Most Beautiful Lakes In California High Sierra To Visit This Summer

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The snow is melting quickly and spring has transitioned into summer. There’s nothing more symbolic in late spring or summer then visiting one of the “great lakes” in the Sierra Nevada. Here’s some of the most beautiful lakes in California High Sierra that you may not know. Convict Lake When it comes to the most […]

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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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Sky Above, Earth Below, Peace Within National Forests In High Sierra

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Did you know that the Golden State is home to over 20 MILLION acres of wilderness? That makes California home to the 2nd most national forest land after Alaska. In fact, the Sierra itself contains one of the LONGEST stretches of protected wilderness in the lower 48 which includes EIGHTEEN national forests. While the national […]

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Waterfall Season In The High Sierra

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Why do we enjoy traveling into the mountains? Is it for the scenery? Adventure? Solitude? There are so many reasons to visit, but we feel a major one overlaps all of them: Freedom. The ability to let go and enjoy the moment. With waterfall season upon us, it’s the perfect time to step away from […]

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There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills… Best California State Parks Of The High Sierra

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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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Best Spots To Catch A Sunrise Or Sunset In The High Sierra

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From historic marvels to otherworldly landscapes, here’s a taste of some of the best spots to get a sunrise/sunset photo in the High Sierra. […]

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6 Unique Places To Visit In California High Sierra

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In an earlier article, we named four natural attractions that should be on anyone’s bucket list. But… what about taking the road less traveled? Well, here’s 6 unique places to visit in California High Sierra that may not get the spotlight but are just as amazing to see in person. Globe Rock (Oakhurst) Learn more […]

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