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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

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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Five Golf Courses Worth Traveling For In NorCal

You need your time on the golf course. You would like to see some new scenery. You need the right wheels to get there. Got enough room to transport your golf clubs? No problem! Visit your NorCal Honda dealer to get your wheels up to par.

06/22/2015

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Best Day Trips From Sacramento

We love Sacramento, and we know you do too, but sometimes you need to escape. Just get in the car (or train) and go somewhere. We all know that feeling, too. Well good thing you’re in NorCal, and prime destinations await for your day trip musings.

06/20/2015

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Your Essential Nor Cal Camping Checklist

You have to go now! Get out of the house and into the great outdoors of Northern California. But before you head out on your next adventure, remember your essential camping check list.

06/09/2015

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Best Memorial Day Getaways Near Sacramento

Memorial Day is a chance to enjoy a three day weekend, at least, and take a break, enjoy the scenery, and add to your memory bank. From the mountains to the sea, California has it all.

05/16/2015

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Best Movies Filmed In Sacramento

They film movies in Sacramento? Yes they do, not only in Sacramento but the also in the surrounding communities. If you know what to look for, you might spot your favorite spot on the big screen, right in your part of Sacramento.

04/25/2015

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Best Lakeside Getaways Near Sacramento

When you want a relaxing getaway, sitting by a lake could just about be the best thought you could think of. Fortunately there are very good choices around here. Stay in the cityscape, or head to the country side or up to the mountains. The lakes are wonderful and waiting for you to pitch your chair, sit down and relax.

04/18/2015

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Five Must-Visit Baseball Stadiums In The USA

The history, architecture and the fans are what make going to a baseball game an exciting adventure. All of these factor into what helps some of these stadiums make the must-see lists for all baseball fans.

03/24/2015

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Best National Parks Near Sacramento

For a wonderful day of entertainment and history, nearby national parks are a natural for visiting.

03/14/2015

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Five Reasons To Visit Sacramento For Spring Break

Spring has sprung and you and yours need to take it easy for a few days. You’ve got time to go almost anywhere but the greater Sacramento region is flush with great choices for just about anyone. All you need to do is a little planning.

03/07/2015

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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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