The Ultimate Romantic Winter Getaway

Looking for romance and adventure in the Gold Country and High Sierra? Explore Calaveras County and the Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway. By day, you’ll hit the slopes, tour the high country on snowmobile, enjoy cave tours and harness up for thrilling zip lines.  Then, unwind with a candlelit couples massage.  By night, you’ll dine at our area’s top restaurants …

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Valentine’s Romance – Calaveras on 3 Budgets

We’re all about the cozy romantic adventures here in Calaveras County, and February is the perfect time to experience a romantic adventure with your special someone. Looking for something fun to do this Valentine’s Day? We’ve got you covered! Whether traveling solo with your favorite bestie, or getting romantic with that special someone, snuggle in to find your own Valentine’s romance option …

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Calaveras Lakes Round-Up

Looking to find lakeside trails ot on-the water fun in Calaveras throughout the year?  Here’s a detailed look at 10 of our favorite lakes accessed in and around Calaveras County–in alphabetical order. Visiting in Winter or early Spring? Check Calaveras winter road conditions or give us a call 7 days a week to find the right water destination for your next …

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10 Things We Love About Bear Valley

After having received 59 inches of snow in the last 72 hours, we’re enjoying epic snow conditions at Bear Valley. Check out the action via this list of the top 10 things we love about Bear Valley. 1. Epic Views   2. Fun with Friends Stuck in the snow. No service, no problem. Might as well enjoy the snow while waiting for …

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9 Awe Inspiring Facts – Pioneer Cabin Tree

The Pioneer Cabin Tree–a 2,000+ year old member of Calaveras County fell in January of 2017. This giant sequoia (one of the first discovered of it’s kind) touched the lives of millions of people from all around the world. We would like to tell it’s story. Via @lorillama: “Mourning the loss of this epic 1,000 year old redwood tree that …

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Kid Favorites in Calaveras

Editor’s Note:  Although part of California Cavern’s above ground landscape was burned by the recent Butte Fire,  the underground environment in this enchanting cavern is completely unaffected and guided tours have reopened. Calaveras County draws people for many reasons. For me the area is my gateway to the High Sierra. I’m what you might call a mountain nerd. If there’s a piece of …

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Calaveras County. It’s (perfect) for the birds.

Guest blogger, Barry Boulton, is the newsletter editor for the Central Sierra Audubon Society . Questions for Barry? You can email him at [email protected] We’d love to get your input. Have you seen some interesting species in Calaveras County? Any personal recommendations on good viewing areas? Leave your suggestions in the comments section below.  Calaveras Birding Blog With elevation ranges from just …

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