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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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What To See & Do In The Range Of Light AKA The High Sierra California

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John Muir had it right when he penned the words, “Of all the mountain ranges I have climbed, I like the Sierra Nevada the best.” The High Sierra California region is a mountain range that’s unrivaled in geography, topography, and scenery. A place that everyone from families to adrenaline junkies will enjoy. Lake Tahoe How […]

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Winter Destinations California – Style Sunshine, Snow, And Great Vibes

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Winter Destinations California – Style means you can have your cake and eat it too. 300+ days of sunshine. Warm Temps. And still plenty of snow to enjoy. How many places in the country have these options? We can tell you… not many. Truckee For those looking for an easy destination to fly into, look […]

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6 Amazing Thanksgiving Getaways In The High Sierra

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You can’t spell Thanksgiving without the word “thanks”, and what better way to be thankful than to plan a family trip for the holiday weekend. If you’re looking for a few ideas to make your best Thanksgiving trip yet, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a quick rundown of six amazing Thanksgiving getaways in […]

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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 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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7 Mountain Towns for Romantic Winter Getaways in California High Sierra

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Learn about some hidden gems in the Sierra Nevada for a special weekend (or week long) getaway. Hiking, hot springs, historic towns and lots more to recharge your relationship. […]

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5 Things To Do In October In The High Sierra

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There is no month that lends itself to festivals and events like October. You can feel the change in the air as winter is fast approaching. It won’t be long before the “snow seekers” make their trek, so why not make the most out of October and enjoy these one-of-a kind October events in California […]

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Head Off The Beaten Path For A Wine Tasting Adventure In The High Sierra

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Fall is harvest time for Sierra foothills wine all across California. A special time of year with good reason to celebrate. And, it’s a great way to commemorate an anniversary, a birthday, or even just plan a romantic getaway by doing some wine tasting in the High Sierra. Mariposa The worst part of wine tasting […]

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