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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 »

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 10:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Wineries and Farms of Butte County

The Wineries and Farms of Butte County

Cheers: Head out for the Sierra Oro Farm Trail Passport Weekend. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014 at 10:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Crew for a Day: Join the Historic Sierra No. 3

Crew for a Day: Join the Historic Sierra No. 3

Hop in the cab of a Gold Country favorite (and get to work). Read »

Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 11:20 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fishing Along the High Sierra

Fishing Along the High Sierra

Need some peaceful meadow-lake action? Yosemite awaits. Read »

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 2:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tenaya Lodge Fetes Yosemite's 150th Anniversary

Tenaya Lodge Fetes Yosemite's 150th Anniversary

Mark the signing of the grant with a park-adjacent stay. Read »

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 6:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

So Long, Snowpack: Tioga Road Opens

So Long, Snowpack: Tioga Road Opens

The Sierra thoroughfare gets an early summer-season debut. 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 »

Saturday, Dec 21, 2013 at 5:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Snowshoe Adventuring in the Sierra

Snowshoe Adventuring in the Sierra

A Tenaya Lodge package sends guests out for a chilly, thrilly walk. 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 »

Saturday, Oct 26, 2013 at 9:12 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Foliage Time: See Peak Color

Foliage Time: See Peak Color

The call to "Go Now!" -- and enjoy the hues of autumn -- is on. 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.