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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Nov 6, 2015 at 5:38 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Gold and Snow: Mono County's November Colors

Stunning sights are seen around June, Gull, and Silver Lakes. View gallery »

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 11:02 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

150 Years: Historic Hot Springs Reach a Milestone

150 Years: Historic Hot Springs Reach a Milestone

Mono County's Benton Hot Springs keep a-bubblin' into the future. Read »

Sunday, Sep 7, 2014 at 7:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Trees Are A-Turning: Mono County Fall

Trees Are A-Turning: Mono County Fall

Red and yellow leaves are fluttering near the 395. Need a free foliage map? Read »

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 5:19 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Heritage Tour: Ye Olde Ghost Town Road Trip

Heritage Tour: Ye Olde Ghost Town Road Trip

Spend the middle of September visiting Bodie, Aurora, and Masonic. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 11:49 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Friends of Bodie Day

Friends of Bodie Day

Sweet on the state park? Don your cowboy hat and go ghost town. Read »

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 at 4:26 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Abloom: The Wild Irises of Mono County

Abloom: The Wild Irises of Mono County

Make for Bridgeport Valley for a purple-pretty sight. Read »

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 11:43 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hello, Eastern Sierra: Sonora Pass Opens

Hello, Eastern Sierra: Sonora Pass Opens

One of the great routes over the Sierra is set for its seasonal debut. Read »

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 4:31 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Going Cross-Country in the Eastern Sierra

Going Cross-Country in the Eastern Sierra

The quiet and wide spaces off Highway 395 are the perfect places to glide. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 3:27 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fall Colors: Where to Leaf-Peep During the Shutdown

Fall Colors: Where to Leaf-Peep During the Shutdown

Where should you go to see the brightest yellows, reds, and golds? Read »

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 12:26 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Horseback Riding at Convict Lake

Horseback Riding at Convict Lake

Clip clop along the alpine-pretty body of water. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Trip points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.