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The "Stone of Hope" sculpture of Martin Luther King by Chinese artist Lei Yixin is open to the public on August 22, 2011 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, DC. The memorial is the first on the National Mall to honor an African-American and the first to honor a person who did not serve as president.      (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Martin Luther King Day Getaways Near Sacramento

Martin Luther King Day is a national holiday. The three-day weekend means that many people will be on the roads, getting out of town. There are choices that range from right next door to a bit further away. Take your time, plan well and book now for your long weekend.

01/10/2015

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Sacramento’s Best Guided Tours (Even For Locals)

One of the best ways to find out about this area is to take a tour. From the city to the mountains, you’ll have your pick of places to tour and enjoy.

01/02/2015

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Best Lunch Spots Near Sacramento’s Jury Duty

Check out these restaurants for great food within walking distance of the courthouse, and treat yourself to some of Sacramento’s finest lunch choices.

12/23/2014

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Best Places To Rent Outdoor Gear In The Sacramento Area

Buying the gear for all of the outdoor pursuits that are within range of us can get to be pretty pricey. Rent instead from these Sacramento-area shops.

12/13/2014

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Ask A Sacramento Expert: Christmas Cookie Recipes

Take some tips from the cookie chefs and leave something special for Santa this year. Make plenty and keep some for yourself too. You’ve been nice this year, right?

12/03/2014

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Best Places For Winter Outdoor Adventures In The Sacramento Area

Read on to find some fun activities to do in the outdoors this winter in Sacramento and beyond.

11/29/2014

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Guide To Visiting Sacramento For The Holidays

Holidays are on the way, and so are your out-of-town visitors. They want to know what there is to see in Sacramento, and you get to direct them. Here are some ideas for anyone heading in for the holidays.

11/22/2014

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Walking Tour Of Sacramento’s Midtown

While there are many different and somewhat defined neighborhoods, the area around what is known as Midtown, which mixes with downtown, is an all around excellent bit of the city to explore on foot.

11/08/2014

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Best Places For A Cabin Weekend Near Sacramento

Treat yourself to a weekend away at some great cabins near Sacramento.

11/01/2014

POLLOCK PINES, CA - SEPTEMBER 19:  A view of a grove of trees that were burned by the King fire on September 19, 2014 near Pollock Pines, California. The King fire is threatening over 12,000 homes in the forested area about an hour east of Sacramento and has consumed over 76,000 acres. The out of control fire is 10 percent contained  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Best Day Trips On A Budget Near Sacramento

Keep your bank balance in check, plan ahead and enjoy a budget-friendly day trip to these locations.

10/18/2014

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Best Places For A Fall Getaway Near Sacramento

Sacramento’s location offers fantastic choices for fall getaways. All you need to do is choose a spot, pack your bags and your camera and point the car in the right direction.

10/11/2014

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Ask A Chef: Best Spooky Halloween Treats

Two local chefs share some recipes for you to try out this Halloween season.

10/08/2014

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