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Best Fourth Of July Events In Sacramento

Fireworks are always a hit for the Fourth of July. The sky gets dark, the crowds hold their breath, and then the booms and bursts begin. There are other events on this day that emphasize other things; family, picnics, parades, and just plain, old-fashioned good times are available all over the greater Sacramento area. Here are just a few, with and without the pyrotechnics.

06/27/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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Best Fireworks In Sacramento

Celebrate Independence Day with a big bang, with events that bring fireworks, live music, cowboys, BMX bikes, food, carnivals, parades, beer gardens and bounce houses to Sacramento.

06/26/2015

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Ask An Expert: How To Find A Rental Vacation Home

With many advantages over a hotel room, rental vacation homes are more popular than ever in America.

06/26/2015

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America’s Most Patriotic Summer Vacation Spots

The U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.

06/25/2015

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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

Beach Reads, Best Books for Summer Reading, Book Club, Summer Reading

7 Best Beach Reads For Summer 2015

Hitting the beach this summer? Alongside your flip-flops, towel, and plenty of sunscreen, no beach bag is complete without one of the summer’s hottest reads.

06/23/2015

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Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July Foods

Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.

06/23/2015

NAPA VALLEY, CA - MAY 16: People taste wine at the Vianasa Winery May 16, 2005 in Napa Valley, California. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Best Weekend Wine Tasting Excursions Within An Hour Of Sacramento

Sacramento is frequently thought of as the City of Trees, the Emerald City and/or the River City. However, there are plenty of best kept secret wineries within an hour drive or less of the city; and getting to them is half the fun – given the sceneries and attractions along the way.

06/22/2015

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Best Spots In Sacramento For A Father’s Day Drink With Dad

Really anywhere is a great place for a drink with your dad, because you’re together. On this list are a few places that will be perfect to take your dad.

06/18/2015

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Best Restaurants For Father’s Day Dinner Weekend In Sacramento

Having celebrated Mother’s Day with mom, now it is time for dad’s special day. Below you will find a number of choices to choose from to make your Father’s Day meal together special. Treat dad to a special meal for the two of you.

06/17/2015

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How To Pack Lightly For Your Camping Trip

Depending upon how you plan to camp – RV, tent or backpacking – you may want to rethink what you pack and bring with you. The lighter you pack, the easier it will be to keep track of everything and carry it to and from your campsite.

06/16/2015

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