Travel & Outdoors

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Best Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Sacramento For Families

It’s spring break time and you have about a week to wander with your family. From the Sacramento area, heading to the mountains, the ocean or the desert are all within range. Venture to the north coast, the Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and more. So many choices, so little time. What will you and your family do?

02/21/2015

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Best Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Sacramento For College Students

Spring break for students and families in the greater Sacramento area comes with an amazing bucket full of choices.

02/14/2015

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Best Luxury Hotels In Sacramento

The Sacramento area has world class luxury hotels, just waiting for you to sign in. Head downtown or up to the nearby mountains. Your stay will be well taken care of, whether it’s for business or just a fantastic exploratory expedition to this wonderful area.

01/31/2015

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Best Spring 2015 Races In Sacramento

Choose your race and enjoy your time on the course this spring in Sacramento.

01/24/2015

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 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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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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