The greater Sacramento area is an absolute heaven for all things flowery. When spring rolls around, the earth slowly but surely transforms into a multi-colored landscape, rich with texture, size and the wonderful competing aromas of all the flowers that push their way up into the sunshine. Where do you go to experience all this? Many places, so take your pick.
To plant a garden is to believe in the future. Some planning, preparation and a little dirt and sweat generally result in a very nice payoff when the garden begins to bloom. Starting with quality seeds and starter plants is crucial to the process. In an area as garden friendly as Sacramento and the surrounding foothill regions, where do you find the plants and advice that you need?
For kids and teens, video games are a factor of life, especially during the winter months. But there are ways to keep those kids a bit more active. A local fitness expert shares how to make that happen, plus other tips on venues where kids can stay fit and have fun doing it.
Finding the right spot for a once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon stay takes as much planning and thought as the wedding itself. Choose from a rich bouquet full of B&Bs and hotels that want to be among the first to wish you all the happiness in the world.
With a little research, it’s pretty easy to find a place that will welcome you and yours with warmth, open arms, a doggie dish and some dog treats thrown into the deal.
Organized running clubs can help beginners get into the rhythm of the run. Experienced runners can take advantage of the speed and agility of the pack to simply run farther, faster or at least with more fun and smiles. Join a running club in the area to get in shape and enjoy doing it.
Sacramento has a boatload of possibilities for taking up kettlebell workouts.
With so many choices and so many places to be active, it’s time to get outside and make 2013 the year to get moving.
Rock climbers in the greater Sacramento area have a fantastic climbing resource just to the east. Grab your gear, get your climbing buddies on board and hit the rocks.
Sacramento is a wonderful city, but sometimes getting out of town for the holidays is even better. With a bit of planning, a short two- to three-hour drive can put the holidays in a different light, with memories to last a lifetime.
In an area as rich in travel possibilities as Sacramento, figuring out how to get to your holiday destination is relatively simple. You just have to determine which mode of transportation you’ll use to get there. Plan ahead and spend your time enjoying the trip. You deserve it.
Fall is here and winter is closing in. One way to enjoy the weather is to go ice skating with friends and family. Sacramento has a great selection of venues to enjoy the ice, especially during the holiday season. With options in both the downtown area and some a drive outside of the city, the ice is waiting. The only choice left to make is who to invite.
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From gargantuan games to oversized fruit, California has its share of odd attractions. Here are just a few.
Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.
A cold March storm dropped snow to some of the lowest levels we’ve seen this winter. Here are some pictures from CBS13 viewers.