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Stevens County & Area Adventure Page

November 8, 2019 by · Leave a Comment 

Colville National Forest

Colville
1.1 million acres of forest for hiking, fishing, camping, mountain biking, skiing and snowmobiling

Spokane, WA

Spokane,
Riverfront Park (Site of 1974 World’s Fair)

Laurier, WA – Gateway to Canada

Laurier,
Gateway to British Columbia, Canada

Columbia River

Columbia
Largest river in the Pacific Northwest and fourth largest in the U.S.

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

Columbia
Considered one of the Seven Wonders of Washington State

Banff National Park

Banff
Beautiful Lake Louise and famous glacial lakes

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Gladstone Provincial Park

Gladstone Provincial Park, B.C. Canada



Grand Coulee Dam

Grand Coulee Dam



Spokane, WA

Spokane, WA


Mohave County Area Adventure Page

October 22, 2019 by · Leave a Comment 

Nature!

Aerial
The Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world. Spanning 277 miles in length with a width of up to 18 miles and a depth of over a mile, the Grand Canyon is known for its visually overwhelming size as its intricate but colorful landscape unravels for miles on end. Cutting through layers and layers of rock, the Colorado River and its tributaries expose nearly 2 billion years of geological history. This is a must-see for anyone who has not been to this vast and beautiful spectacle!

Lakes!

Lake
Located only about 24 miles from the Las Vegas strip is Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in terms of water capacity in the United States. Known for lying on the famed Colorado River, a plethora of lake activities can be had, all within viewing distance of the great Hoover Dam!

City Life and Gambling!

Dusk
Nine different resorts housing 10,000 rooms with a world of choices in entertainment, gaming, and dining, you can have it all at Laughlin all while being right next to the Colorado River. Here you can also find some of the biggest names in music and comedy at the Laughlin Event Center, from rockers like Joan Jett & The Blackhearts to country legends like Tim McGraw and Reba. Traveling down the Laughlin Riverwalk, you’ll find yourself in a world of casinos to add to your thrill!

Golf!

Cerbat
Cerbat Cliffs Golf Course has welcomed golfers for nearly 40 years to take on their challenging 18 hole golf course. Whether you’re in it for tournaments, leagues, or simple golf outings, Cerbat Cliffs Golf Course is a great place to get out, relax and perfect your swing!

Rafting!

Rafting
Measuring an impressive 1,450 miles in length, the Colorado River is one of the principal rivers in the Southwestern United States. It encompasses parts of 7 U.S. states as well as 2 Mexican states. Whitewater rafting down the Colorado River provides visitors a thrilling opportunity to view the Grand Canyon from a whole new perspective!

Modern Marvels!

Hoover
Prepare to have a jaw-dropping experience as you gaze upon the massive 700-hundred-foot-tall Hoover Dam. Serving as one of the finest examples of American engineering, this stunning modern marvel was built during the Great Depression between 1931 – 1936. Touring Hoover Dam is definitely one to put on your bucket list!

Thrilling Views

The
Want to take your Grand Canyon experience to the next level? The Grand Canyon Skywalk is your golden opportunity! Located on the Grand Canyon’s west rim, visitors have the opportunity to walk the 10-foot wide, horseshoe-shaped glass panel bridge which takes viewers 70 feet out over the rim of the Grand Canyon. Looking down through the glass floor will reveal the floor of the Grand Canyon 4,000 feet below!

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Scenic View of London Bridge Over Lake Havasu

Scenic View of London Bridge Over Lake Havasu



Historic Route 66

Historic Route 66



Historic Steam-Powered Train in Locomotive Park

Historic Steam-Powered Train in Locomotive Park


Mariposa Adventures!

September 12, 2019 by · Leave a Comment 

Adventures Galore

Zipline
Test your adrenaline with ton of exciting activities at Yosemite Ziplines and Adventure Ranch. Featuring heart stopping activities like 7 Ziplines, Aerial Adventure Course and 8 different obstacles like the Rickety Bridge, the Giant Cargo Net and the Giant Swing.

Horseback Riding

Horseback
Nothing takes you back in time quite like a trip through the stunning wilderness on horseback. With its majestic groves of ancient trees and breathtaking vistas, Mariposa County, sure does offer a widespread opportunities for horseback riding.

Hiker’s bucket list

Hiking
Get up close and explore Yosemite Mariposa County and the Sierra wilderness through hiking or even backpacking. Whether you’re looking for mild treks or tough terrain, there is always a trail for every level of hiker, so go ahead and put on a good pair of walking shoes paired with a map of Yosemite and Mariposa County will put you ahead of the game when it comes to visiting this iconic national treasure and the surrounding areas.

Have a taste of Mariposa!

Wine
If you’re someone who loves wine, Mariposa is the best place for you. The location is ideal for growing juicy wine grapes, which ripen during hot summer days and cool in the night air from the Sierras. Wineries are almost everywhere in the area and their brewers and vintners love sharing their topnotch crafts through wine tasting and vineyard tours.

Music and Art

Ansel
Mariposa offers various art activities and galleries that you can absolutely enjoy; Happy Isles Art and Nature Center, Ansel Adams Gallery, Treetop Gallery and Yosemite Theater are only some of them. The county also prides itself with its very own orchestra group—The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra. The only group that is allowed to perform annually at Yosemite National Park, giving its visitors and residents a soaring and inspiring symphonic masterpiece while they are indulging with nature’s beauty. It’s amazing to think that one can listen to a live orchestra performance while enjoying Yosemite National Park’s breathtaking scenery.

Museums

Mariposa
Have a peek on Mariposa’s history through its museums. Although you can already see and feel the old Wild West when you’re at the area, nothing can tell you a better story than its museums. So you might want to visit and explore these beauties: Mariposa Museum & History Center, California State Mining and Mineral Museum, Northern Mariposa County History Center, Yosemite Museum, Pioneer Yosemite History Museum and Glacier Point Trailside Museum.

Shopping

Mariposa
Mariposa might be an old county but it sure does have everything for you! Whether you’re looking for a fishing gear, construction tools, toiletries, fresh fruits and veggies, kitchenware or even vintage deals, the county got it all for you!

Spas

Yosemite
After that long day of hiking, horseback riding or even just travelling, you surely want to indulge and relax at one of Yosemite Valley’s spas. Imagine enjoying that massage while looking at the amazing view of the Valley.

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Mariposa Hotel Inn

Oldest Hotel in Mariposa



Pizza Patio at Yosemite Valley

Pizza Patio at Yosemite Valley



Sentinel Beach Picnic Area

Sentinel Beach Picnic Area



Swinging Bridge

Swinging Bridge


Yavapai County Area Adventure Page

September 8, 2019 by · Leave a Comment 

Vortex Energy Exploration

Bell
Check out the highly-concentrated votex region of Sedona where many travel from around the world to experience this landscape filled with energy!

Forest Adventures

The
Delve into the wonders of the 1.25 million acre Prescott National Forest “Where the Desert Meets the Pines” and immerse yourself in a world of wildlife and breathtaking scenery!

Boating and Fishing

Watson
Explore the many lakes in the Yavapai region, including Watson Lake which is one of the two reservoirs at the Granite Dells in Prescott, AZ!

Summertime Escapade

Gold
Travel back in time at Jerome Historic State Park known for its history as an explosive copper-mining town. Take your adventure even farther into the Gold King Mine Ghost Town!

Historical Journey

Tuzigoot
Check out the famous Tuzigoot National Monument where you’ll find the preserves of a pueblo ruin just east of Clarkdale, AZ. Located 120 feet up from the floodplain of the Verde River, these ruins atop a summit of a sandstone and limestone ridge are sure to impress you!

Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Out
Founded in 1988, a preserve created for the purpose of bringing people, animals, and the spiritual together in a natural setting was born. Bringing about a sense of authentic Africa, this park is sure to bring excitement to the whole family!

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Gold Town King Ghost Town

Enter into the fascinating world of the Gold Town King Ghost Town!



Views of Cathedral Rock

The awe-inspiring views of Cathedral Rock are one of the greatest spectacles to be seen.



Welcome to Clarkdale, AZ!

Clarkdale, AZ remains a gem filled to the brim with history. Ahead of it's time, this city boasted huge accomplishments in paved streets, underground utilities, stylish homes, sewers and a prosperous commercial center. It was an area purposed for employees of the Jerome mines and their families as a modern copper-smelting company town.


Madera Adventure Page

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Explore National Parks!

Yosemite
Discover one of nature’s breath-taking gems by visiting the Yosemite National Park. Famed for its ancient sequoia trees, astonishing waterfalls and great valleys, the park is a monument of strength and tranquility. Immerse yourself in nature and then visit the countless shops and restaurant in Yosemite Village when you’re ready to return to civilization.

Seek Adventure in the Wild!

Merced
Explore one of California’s most beautiful forests and observe an impressive variety of wildlife species that Sierra National Forest hosts. Here, you can always go camping, hiking or horseback riding. And, if you’re more adventurous, try hunting, skiing or snowmobile riding for a fun twist to your trip.

Get Your Fishing Game On!

Bass
Take advantage of the mesmerizing scenery and all the fun activities Bass Lake has to offer. You can choose to relax and enjoy the natural setting. Or you can indulge in your favorite hobbies like boating, skiing, fishing or hiking. For fishing enthusiasts, the lake is proudly stocked with a wide variety of fish including bass, trout, kokanee salmon, bluegill, catfish and crappie.

Win BIG!

Chukchansi
Pamper yourself with a trip to the world-class Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino. Whether you’re looking for a calm day at the spa and fine dining, or for exhilarating entertainment at the casino, you’ll find something for your taste at the Chukchansi Gold Resort.

Take a Relaxing Day on the Course!

River
Less than an hour away from Fresno, River Creek Golf Course provides much more than just a 9-hole golf course; it provides the pristine surroundings and majestic terrain that golfers love during a relaxing afternoon on the course. Challenge yourself in the course’s par 36 experience!

This is Wine Country!

California
Madera is in one of California’s famed wine regions! Wine tastings galore dot the landscape of the Central Valley.

Hit the Slopes!

Snowboarding
Not far outside of Madera County, you’ll find a couple fantastic locations to hit the slopes for a fun fill day of skiing and snowboarding. Slightly beyond the northern boundary of Madera County, you’ll find Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area. A tad bit to the south, you’ll find China Peak Mountain Resort next to Huntington Lake in the Sierra National Forest region.

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Take a Quick Trip to Westbrook Wine Farm Vineyard and Winery

Take a trip to Westbrook Wine Farm located in the Sierra Nevada Foothills of eastern Madera County.



Skate Park Area of Rotary Park in Madera

If you find yourself in the city of Madera, check out Rotary Park. The park features a playground, skate park, a large field and a dog park!



Millerton Lake Recreation Area

Providing over 40 miles of shore land for water sports, Millerton Lake Recreation Area is the perfect place for swimming, boating and fishing! Hiking can also be found in the area amongst the hills surrounding the park where you’ll find a host of animals including ground squirrels, badgers, cottontails, mule deer, bald eagles and golden eagles.


Thurston County Area Adventure Page

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City Life!

Capital
With mild winters and gratifyingly warm summers, the city of Olympia serves as a fantastic place to experience outdoor recreation, including in one of its 40 public parks. Residents enjoy the benefits of an educated community, stable work force, and a well-supported school system. The historic downtown portion of Olympia offers wide-ranging array of shopping and dining experiences, while Olympia’s westside is a regional shopping destination home to numerous national brand stores and the auto mall.

National Parks!

Pacific
Discover the incredible wilderness sheltered in the Olympic National Park. With nearly a million acres of forest and lakes, the park is the perfect place for a day filled with boating, backpacking and wildlife viewing.

Beautiful Peaks!

Beautiful
Explore one the iconic national parks of the Washington landscape for an unforgettable time in nature. Wildflower meadows and ancient forests surrounding the icy volcano of Mt. Rainier are sure to impress anyone brave enough to venture for a day of hiking or biking into this beautiful park.

Casino Scene!

Win
Play and master your favorite games at the Lucky Eagle Casino and Hotel. Whether you like slots or blackjack, or you just want to unwind in an indoor pool and enjoy a tasty steak, the luxurious Lucky Eagle is for you.

Shopping!

Front
Check out the new offers at your favorite retailers at the Capital Mall. With tons of stores and restaurants to choose from, you’ll never get bored spending an afternoon here. And you can always catch the latest blockbuster at the Century Theatre on the 1st floor of the mall.

Hotels!

Best
For those night you want to spend in comfort and relaxation, the city of Olympia hosts a variety of well-known hotels. Some of these hotels include a Ramada by Wyndham, a Best Western Plus, a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, a Hampton Inn & Suites, and a TownePlace Suites by Marriott.

Skiing and Snowboarding!

Tackle
Just a couple hours outside of Thurston County, you’ll find Crystal Mountain Resort. The resort lies a mere six miles away from Mt. Rainier National Park’s Northeast entrance, a region known as the popular Sunrise area of the park. Crystal Mountain Resort is the perfect place to experience pure Washington wilderness while being nestled amongst wildflower-filled wilderness and stunning forests.

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Mt. Rainier Overlooking Budd Inlet in Olympia

Mt. Rainier Overlooking Budd Inlet in Olympia



Docks at Budd Inlet

Docks at Budd Inlet



The Home Course - Golf Course in DuPont, WA

The Home Course - Golf Course in DuPont, WA


Kern County Adventure Page

July 25, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Adventure

Rafting
Welcome to thrill seeker paradise! The Kern River Valley area is a top destination for whitewater sports. Rock-climbing and exploring opportunities are yours at nearby Red Rock Canyon…a short 15-minute drive from the property. Our desert boasts clear gliding conditions, while both the valley and desert offer premiere skydiving.

Golfing

Golfing
Kern County has more than thirteen golf courses to choose from. The Tierra Del Sol Championship Golf Course and California City’s own public golf course are both located in the heart of California City adjacent to California City’s Central Park and its Central Park Lake.

Camping

Red
Stunning views of majestic rock formations await you at the campground at Red Rock Canyon State Park. Lakeside and riverside camping opportunities abound at Lake Isabella and the Kern River less than 90 minutes away from the property.

Fishing

Lake
Kern County is an angler’s dream. Fishing is open year round at Lake Isabella and sections of the Kern River. Whether you prefer easily accessible lakeside fishing or stream fishing in the Kern River, we have just the spot.

Water

French
Although the Kern River is world-renowned for its whitewater activities, you may prefer to boat, sail, jet ski or windsurf at nearby Lake Isabella. Most of Lake Isabella’s waterfront is easily accessible to the public! Watercraft rentals are available at the French Gulch Marina just north of the City of Lake Isabella.

Winter Sport

Snowboard
Kern County has plenty to keep winter visitors busy with plenty of snow play along with downhill and cross-country skiing. At Alta Sierra, a short 35-minute drive from the City of Lake Isabella, snow boarding and skiing runs await you in winter.

Off-Road/MotoCross

Cal
Jawbone Canyon Recreation Area and Dove Springs Off-Highway Vehicle Area, well known for off-road fun, are just 15 minutes and 30 minutes respectively from the property and California City. (For your convenience, the local 76 gas station even sells VP fuel right out of the pump!) California City is home to the Desert Incident Response Team (D.I.R.T.) which consists of police, ambulance, and fire department volunteers dedicated to all OHV riders during long weekends and holidays. Also, one of the best MotoCross tracks in California, Cal City MX Park, is here in California City! Borax Bill Park, less than 2000 feet from the motocross park, has camping, water, picnic benches, barbecue grills, flush toilets, showers and a nearby refuse station.

Family Outings & Activities

Silver
Archery, tennis, horseback riding, cycling, trap & skeet, miniature golf and more are just minutes away at the popular Silver Saddle Ranch & Club. In addition, California City’s Central Park offers a pleasant area in which to swim, take a leisurely walk, or golf.

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Tehachapi Mountains

Unobstructed views of the sunset over the Tehachapi Mountains!



California City's Central Park Lake

California City's Central Park Lake



California City's Central Park

Playground and picnic area at California City's Central Park


Denver Adventure Page

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Rocky Mountain National Park

National
*Full-Day tours available!* Immerse yourself in breathtaking views of the continental divide, discover many types of wildlife, and check out the jaw-dropping view from the park’s highest summit!

6-Zipline Adventure in the Rocky Mountains

Zipline!
Soar through the Rocky Mountains on Colorado’s longest and fastest ziplines that range from 850 ft to 1,900 ft in length. Traveling at 60 mph and up to 250ft in the air may just give you the breathtaking view that you’ve always been dreaming of!

Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

Theme
Well-known for over 125 years, Elitch Gardens give you a day full of thrills and fun. Presenting over 53 rides and attractions, you’ll be sure to have a blast exploring the entire park! Hot day? Head over to the water park to have some fun while beating the heat!

City Wine Tasting Tour with Mile High Wine Tours

Wine
Visit 3 urban wineries and enjoy a VIP experience as you sample delicious wines. It’ll be a magical journey being picked up by a luxury van, and traveling through Denver’s urban wineries. Beginning at Balistreri Winery, you’ll have lunch and wine tasting. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy 15 different handcrafted wines, as well as an a la carte lunch and cellar tour!

Denver Botanic Gardens

Front
Located at York Street, Denver Botanic Gardens spans over 24 acres and displays a wide variety of gardens and collections that demonstrate the diversity of plants from all over the world!

iFly Indoor Skydiving

Skydiving!
At iFly Indoor Skydiving, strap up to free fall in a vertical wind tunnel and get the exhilarating experience of a real sky dive… all without the need to get on a plane!

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Dinosaur
Learn about the natural history of Colorado, Earth, and the universe! Presenting over one million objects within their 716,000 square foot facility, you’ll be able to discover pieces of history ranging from dinosaurs to mummies!

City on the Side Sidecar Motorcycle Tours

Sidecar
Get ready for a 4-hour North Mountain exploration sidecar motorcycle tour as you take in the breathless scenery of the Front Range. You’ll be able to travel along two of the most beautiful roads imaginable; Clear Creek Canyon Road and Golden Gate Canyon Road!

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Views of the main shopping street 16th!

16th Street Mall



Sunrise on Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak



Whiskey Distillery

Tranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour



Sundial on top of Mount Evans

Mount Evans Scenic Byway


San Bernardino County Adventures

June 22, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Adventure

Skydiving!
Welcome to thrill seeker paradise! Clear year-round skies offer skydiving opportunities galore! Rock-climbing and exploring adventures are yours at nearby Joshua Tree National Park. Our desert boasts clear gliding conditions, while both the valley and desert offer premiere skydiving.

Golfing

Golfing in Palm Springs
World-renowned golfing and golf facilities are available at nearby Palm Springs.

Camping

Joshua Tree National Park
Stunning views of majestic rock formations and plant life await you at the campgrounds at Joshua Tree National park.

Fishing

Big Bear Lake
San Bernardino County is an angler’s dream. There are 97 lakes available for fishing and two of the premier wild trout streams in Southern California are here in San Bernardino County! Whether you prefer easily accessible lakeside fishing or stream fishing, we have just the spot.

Water

Lake Perris
Water activities are available at Big Bear Lake high in the San Bernardino Mountains or Lake Perris for those who prefer warmer waters.

Winter Sports

Snow Valley Ski Resort
San Bernardino County has plenty to keep winter visitors busy with plenty of snow play along with downhill and cross-country skiing. At San Bernardino County’s multiple skiing facilities, including Snow Valley, Snow Summit and Green Valley, snow boarding and skiing runs await you in winter.

Off-Road/MotoCross

MX Park
A fabulous assortment of forest, desert and MX environments await you! Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead mountain trails, Mojave Preserve desert trails and multiple MX parks, just to name a few, offer a wide range of experiences for you!

Family Outings & Activities

Splash Kingdom Water Park
San Bernardino County offers many opportunities for family fun! Many city parks, lakes and museums are also close-by… even a water park!

San Bernardino County Museum

San Bernardino County Museum

Kelso Sand Dunes

Mojave National Preserve – Kelso Sand Dunes

Morongo Casino & Resort

Las Vegas-Style Gaming at Morongo Casino & Resort

What You Need To Know About Yucca Valley

September 17, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Yucca Valley Income And House Values

Yucca Valley Average Climate
Data from www.city-data.com

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