California´s backbone

Angeles Crest Highway star
A drive up Angeles Crest Highway gives the Southern California visitor or resident a fine experience of mountain beauty.

Camping in Yosemite National Park star
Interesting in camping inside Yosemite National Park? Here are your choices.

Chantry Flats star
Just ten minutes out of the Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia, a new world awaits.

Fall Color in the Eastern Sierras star
California isn’t known for the spectacular fall colors associated with the East Coast, but the shows here aren’t half bad. Take a weekend in the Eastern Sierras and see for yourself.

Haunted Devil's Postpile star
Is it the name? Or the isolation? Many people consider this area haunted. This is the third in a series of Haunted California articles.

Henninger Flats From Eaton Canyon star
Southern California hikers looking for a local afternoon trail.... Eaton Canyon and Henninger Flats are calling your name!

Idyllwild star
Everyone needs to 'forest bathe', and the tiny hamlet of Idyllwild is a great mountain escape!

Lodging Within Yosemite National Park star
Visiting Yosemite? There are many choices available for those looking for lodging.

Mountain Ranges in California star[offsite link]
Mountain ranges in California.

Mt. Wilson star
Mt. Wilson is both an historic and a scientific treasure. For the last hundred years, it has been an important site for astronomical research. Today, it is also open to the public.

Snowy Delights in Mammoth Lakes star
Looking for a ski vacation, or perhaps some family snow play? Consider driving to Mammoth Lakes in the Eastern Sierras. While not inexpensive, the area has incredible winter play opportunities. Here are some highlights

The Resort at Squaw Creek star
Planning a ski trip to Lake Tahoe? The Resort at Squaw Creek is a great family option right next to the ski hill.

The Transverse Ranges of Southern California star
Did you know that the sun does not set over the ocean from Santa Barbara south? The Transverse Ranges change the orientation of the Southern California Coast and thus have helped to create many of the wonderful areas in the region.

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