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Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake

Houseboats at Bridge Bay Resort, Shasta LakeShasta Lake, the reservoir impounded by Shasta Dam, when full has a shoreline of 365 miles, one mile for every day of the year, boosters like to say. It is the largest reservoir in California. Full it has a s...

State Park Closures Trip
China Camp State Park: Neighbor-hood hiking/biking park, campground and historic site

China Camp State Park: Neighbor-hood hiking/biking park, campground and historic site

Typically when visiting these 70 state parks, I read the general information on the individual park's website in advance. I get directions, I know approximately how long I will hike, and have a broad idea of what's in store. Be-yond that, I try to...

How I See Life
Canada trip day 6: Uneventful but relaxing

Jul 14, 2012
Canada trip day 6: Uneventful but relaxing

I feel like we’ve been going at a slower pace than we normally do on our trips… Maybe we are? In any case, yesterday morning we slept in and took our time getting out the door, and then instead of taking the metro, we opted to walk down to McGill University to check out...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Jam from the Dam paddleboard and SUP race this weekend

Jam from the Dam paddleboard and SUP race this weekend

Mike DayThis Saturday, July 14, is a paddleboard and Stand-Up-Paddle (SUP) race in Tahoe City.  Race day registration is accepted for this 6 mile event at Commons Beach.  The race begins in Tahoe City and finishes in Waterman’s Landing at C...

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Fun Tour Guru
Argentina Travel: Local Bueno Aires Tips

Jul 13, 2012
Argentina Travel: Local Bueno Aires Tips

Many questions are piling up from my readers about how to get around and what to do in international regions, I am honored to reach out to select Writer colleagues to assist with answers from their journeys.  Yes, I would enjoy traveling to each...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Three swimmers rescued from Truckee River

Three swimmers rescued from Truckee River

Truckee PD and Truckee Fire responded to a report of stranded swimmers yesterday.  One 14 year-old male was holding on to a boulder in a swift section of the Truckee River near Foxmead Lane.  Truckee Fire was able to recover the boy from the ...

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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Rafters Gone Wild on the American River

Rafters Gone Wild on the American River

Rafters at Sunrise.This Saturday is the second annual Rafters Gone Wild on the American River between Sunrise Boulevard and River Bend Park. More than 3,000 rafters are expected to make their way down the river in a party atmosphere of booze, cliff jum...

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Rubys Musings
Mystery at Every Turn

The earthquake was in 1906 In a continuation of my birthday weekend that occurred this past weekend, starting with a tea party thrown by my middle daughter, then the next day a daycation to many tourist points of interest in San Jose California, the last and final stop on that "tour' was the Winchester Mystery Mansion. This...

How I See Life
Canada Trip Day 5: Europe-lite

Jul 13, 2012
Canada Trip Day 5: Europe-lite

Yesterday we spent wandering around the city of Montreal — lots and lots of walking. John and I have decided that it’s similar to being in Europe, but that there are some things that remind us very much that we’re in North America. All in all, it’s been a fun city to wander. :-)...

Budget Travel Adventures
Budget travel guide: The best of Newport Rhode Island

Budget travel guide: The best of Newport Rhode Island

The Budget Travel Guides are travel tips to help you save money and enrich your travel experiences.  While Newport Rhode Island shares many similarities with Annapolis, Maryland, this is one city that knows lifestyles of the rich of famous.  Check out the tips for Newport Rhode Island in this Budget Travel Guide from Liz...

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