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Road Trip Your Way To Seclusion By Touring These Lesser Known Northern California Wineries

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Can you name the number one agricultural product in retail value produced by California? You guessed it… wine! In fact, California’s wine industry is so huge it ranks fourth in the world. And while Napa and Sonoma get all the glory, there’s many wine regions in the High Sierra that host award winning wines. For […]

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Three Awesome Day Hikes On The California Pacific Crest Trail Sections

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The birds are chirping. The bees are beginning to buzz. Butterflies are fluttering away. Summer’s here and there’s nothing better than by heading out for a hike. And what’s the most famous of all hiking trails? The PCT! Although hiking the entire length would be ultra cool, most of us can’t take off 5 months […]

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5 Ways To Find Serenity In The High Sierra

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You set your out of office in your email. Hop into the car and rush out of the city. This is the moment you’ve been waiting for. To escape the daily routine and find some peace and quiet. The question is where? The answer as John Muir noted is “The Mountains.” Here’s five guaranteed ways […]

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Road Trip Your Way Into A Summer Romantic Getaway

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Things that didn’t bother you before, now do. Daily routines have become just that… routine. As travel restrictions ease, it’s time to start dreaming and planning a vacation with your better half. What better way to create happy positive memories than by heading out on a road trip via a summer romantic getaway. Highway 395 […]

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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 Twain. He may be known for talking about “Old Man River”, but his rise to fame happened in the High Sierra. Just like many before […]

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Obscure & Weird Things To See In California’s High Sierra

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Main attractions are like a main dish. It’s what puts a place on the map. Literally! On the other hand, oddities and curiosities are the spice of life. These are the things that spark a bit of wonder and are raised in conversation with friends and family. They’re just plain… different. Would you travel far […]

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Go A “Little” Hollywood In The High Sierra

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Los Angeles might be the beating “heart” of the movie industry, but when production companies venture out into the High Sierra, something magical happens. It might be the impossibly deep blue skies or the dramatic scenery as a backdrop. No matter the reason, hundreds perhaps thousands of films have been shot across the region. Here’s […]

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5 Amazing California Documentaries To Watch About The High Sierra

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When it comes to film genres, documentaries give us a chance to get a closer, more intimate look into places, people, or things that we normally wouldn’t have. This list of 5 California documentaries do just that about the High Sierra. From rock-climbing to a deep dive into the history of the Calaveras frog jumping […]

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Fun High Sierra Zoom Virtual Backgrounds & More

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No matter if you’re a “techie” or just a social person, one of the only ways to stay in touch with humanity nowadays is video-conferencing. When you’ve been stuck at home for as long as we have all doing video-chats, things may be getting stale. Luckily, we have something to cure those doldrums a bit… […]

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