Fun Activities To Do In The High Sierra While Waiting For The Snow

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The High Sierra is famous for its massive snowstorms dropping feet of snow overnight. In between these stormy cycles, the mountain range typically has long periods of sunny warm weather. Of course, you can ski to your heart’s content but what if you wanted to take a break? Or, what if the snow hasn’t showed […]

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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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3 Lesser Known Attractions In The 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 3 lesser known attractions in the High Sierra that may not get the spotlight but are just as amazing to see in person. Globe Rock Learn more about Globe […]

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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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The Secret Season – Have Fun & Exercise Too

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Divisions of the year are typically marked by weather patterns, but in the High Sierra, there’s a “fifth” season that only locals and those in-the-know talk about. It’s known as The Secret Season. A time of year when its still warm, like summer during the day but cool in the evenings. An occasion for the […]

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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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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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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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