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Best Weekend Getaways In The Sacramento Area

Pack your bags, load the car and prepare to experience the beauty of California.

07/13/2013

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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Sacramento Area

Gardens, lakes, mountains and gold mines are all on the docket for a day trip that will keep you smiling without having to look for a loan.

06/29/2013

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Best Paintball Arenas Near Sacramento

If you’re looking for something new to do, this is worth a look. Form a team, load up and start ducking.

06/22/2013

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Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day Near Sacramento

Hot summer days in Sacramento lead many to the cooling waters of nearby lakes, rivers and reservoirs. A short trip can result in a wonderfully refreshing day in the waters and on the beach.

06/08/2013

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Best Places For Horseback Riding In Sacramento

It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out or are in need of lessons to sharpen your skills, there is a stable and horse just waiting for you and your boots to show up.

06/01/2013

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Best Budget Fitness Classes In Sacramento

There are many ways to satisfy your fitness needs. The greater Sacramento region is home to an amazing array of places, inside and outside, that can fit into your schedule and budget.

05/18/2013

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Best Places For Off-Roading Near Sacramento

Within a relatively short distance from Sacramento, off-road enthusiasts have great choices for testing their machines and skills.

05/11/2013

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Ask A Sacramento Guide: Packing List For Your Next Campout

Packing for your camping trip is very site specific, but there are some essentials that should go with you wherever it is you choose to pitch your tent.

04/27/2013

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Out In Style: Most Comfortable Wilderness Retreats Near Sacramento

Enjoy the wilderness in comfort with one of these beautiful retreats near Sacramento.

04/20/2013

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Ask An Expert: Best Bike Rides In Sacramento

The Sacramento region boasts bicycle trails for every level of cyclist from recreational beginners to advanced, mud-loving mountain bikers.

04/06/2013

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Best Flying Adventures In Sacramento

Looking for a bit of an adrenaline rush? Consider the sky as a place to soar and Sacramento and surrounding counties will fill your every dream of being up there.

03/30/2013

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Best Bike Repair In The Sacramento Area

Winter and spring riding brings with it a certain amount of road yuck, most of it flinging up onto your bike. Getting your trusty ride cleaned and tuned up pays off when the weather turns milder and the rides get longer.

03/23/2013

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America’s Best Gardens and Parks

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America’s Top 20 Beaches

Check out the best beaches in America.

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Weird And Unique California Attractions

From gargantuan games to oversized fruit, California has its share of odd attractions. Here are just a few.

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The Animals Of Antarctica

Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.

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The Ice Of Antarctica

Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

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Low Snow In March

A cold March storm dropped snow to some of the lowest levels we’ve seen this winter. Here are some pictures from CBS13 viewers.

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