Travel & Outdoors
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.
Within a relatively short distance from Sacramento, off-road enthusiasts have great choices for testing their machines and skills.
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.
Enjoy the wilderness in comfort with one of these beautiful retreats near Sacramento.
The Sacramento region boasts bicycle trails for every level of cyclist from recreational beginners to advanced, mud-loving mountain bikers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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