Adult Wine Camp!

That's right! Calaveras county's Courtwood Wine Tours hosts this incredible adventure into eveything about wine, from the vine to the bottle. 

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Family Fun in Calaveras County

Calaveras Big Trees State Park hosts Family Fun Day, Saturday 8/20/16

What's even more magical to family ears? Free nature related activities, exhibits, carriage rides ($5), food (BBQ $7.50), face painting and fun -  Parking is just $10! Click on the Big Trees link above for more day-of event details.


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Ironstone Vineyards 2016 Concert Series

The Amphitheatre at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys, California host incredible performers all summer long!

Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 7:00pm 

Lynyrd Skynyrd with Peter Framption and Jack Broadbent

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Rafting the Gold Country

Adventure-seekers: The Gold Country is home to California's best kept whitewater secret, the Tuolumne River!

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Vacation Rentals in the Gold Country

Want to feel "at home" in the Gold Country?

Check out the many Vacataion Rentals from Owner Direct for your next trip.

We love exploring new regions with our tastebuds but but saving money by cooking a few meals at a

home away from home is always helpful!


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Best Viewpoints in Yosemite

Whether hiking Half Dome or driving to the lookout at Glacier Point, there are so many ways to take in one of the most iconic views in Yosemite.

Adventurers, Family Travelers, Romantics and Photographers enjoy!

Our favorite California explorer, Josh McNair / California Through My Lense, shared 10 Best Half Dome Viewpoints:

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Hiking Yosemite - Summer and Winter

Whether a family vacation, solo excursion or romantic getaway -

Yosemite holds the adventure you are looking for and Gold Country Visitors has information on where to stay and dine.


Mirror Lake (Photo by Josh McNair)- Ease of hiking and accessible year round to scienic views are a favorite to tourist and photographers.

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Yosemite Name Changes

As you gear up for your Yosemite Adventures this summer, we'd like to share a few name changes within the park that may make your planning easier.

Stay tuned this month for more very special tips on where to go in Yosemite.


Half Dome Village (formerly Curry Village)

Yosemite Valley Lodge (formerly Yosemite Lodge)

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