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Fun Weekend in San Francisco!

Fun Weekend in San Francisco!

San Francisco is one of my favorite cities to visit – and I generally don’t like cities, so that should tell you a lot. What I love about it is that it’s a walking city with a vibrant history and great culture. You can find almost everything here  – beaches and ocean views, beautiful parks, cultural landmarks, and great food scene. Here are things you need to know before you visit San Francisco. Weather San Francisco has a pretty mild…

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Three Days in Tahoe in Summertime – Part 3

Three Days in Tahoe in Summertime – Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Epic Yosemite, Mammoth and Tahoe Roadtrip in the Summer

    Our three days in Tahoe area were part of a larger roadtrip that included visiting Yosemite National Park and Mammoth Mountain. Lake Tahoe was the last stop on our roadtrip. Day 4 | Lake Tahoe’s Emerald Bay Total drive time: 3 hours and 15 minutes* Lake Tahoe is a large lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. At a surface elevation of 6,225 ft, it straddles the border between California and Nevada. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake…

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One Day in Mammoth, California in Summertime – Part 2

One Day in Mammoth, California in Summertime – Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Epic Yosemite, Mammoth and Tahoe Roadtrip in the Summer

    This day-trip to Mammoth Mountain was part of a longer roadtrip that included Yosemite National Park and Lake Tahoe area. We stayed in Bridgeport and ventured to Mammoth for a day of hiking and sightseeing. While Mammoth Mountain is known as a winter paradise for skiers, it’s also amazing in the summertime. Day 3 | Mammoth Total drive time:  4 hours and 30 minutes* We spent a day at Mammoth Mountain. It’s a lava dome complex west of…

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Two Days in Yosemite in Summertime – Part 1

Two Days in Yosemite in Summertime – Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Epic Yosemite, Mammoth and Tahoe Roadtrip in the Summer

    This trip started as an addition of a few days in Yosemite during a business trip to San Jose. But, once we started researching the area, we kept adding new attractions and days. So all in all, we spent 6 days in three unbelievably distinct spots – each with its own beauty. We started in Yosemite National Park, then spent a day in Mammoth and finally three days in Lake Tahoe area. While Yosemite is still my favorite…

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