All Stories from Northern CA

  • Victoria Lap

    Known as North America's most English city, Victoria is so much more than high tea and crumpets. This energetic and stylish seaside city on Vancouver Island is home to the globally

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  • Go Ghostbust!

    Located in the high desert of the Eastern Sierra, Bodie State Historic Park looks like a Hollywood set for a Western movie. But this isn't Hollywood magic—it's a gold-mining ghost

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  • Coyote Calls

    Ahhh, that new open space smell! Saved from corporate development and stretching from Morgan Hill to south San Jose, Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve opened just a few weeks ago—s

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  • Morgan Glory

    Set in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Morgan Hill's Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve is remote, wild, and delivers summit views that can make you feel like you

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  • Sierra Vista Surprise

    Urbanized landscape can sometimes blend beautifully with wide-open spaces. It’s all about perspective. And San Jose's Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve provides it! Get unobstructed

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  • Adventure After Hours

    Located just three hours northeast of San Francisco, Redding is cradled by Mount Shasta and Mount Lassen, with the Sacramento River running right through the city. And a little-kno

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  • Jump for Judah!

    Tackle Tahoe's deservedly popular Mt. Judah loop this summer and you'll reach new heights in more ways than one. The 4.6-mile wonderland hike starts at 7,000 feet on the famed Paci

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  • Bald Is Beautiful

    Just when you think you've seen Mount Tam's best stuff—here comes another Tamtastic summit hike. The north side of Tam is home to five sparkling lakes, all of which have lovely hik

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  • Vollmer Victory

    Inspiration's just the start of this 6.8-mile (round-trip) hike up the highest peak in the Berkeley Hills. Located at the southern end of Tilden Regional Park, Vollmer Peak rises 1

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  • Crown Jewel

    Glendale is known as the Jewel City, and why not? Its Deukmejian Wilderness Park—nestled in the San Gabriel foothills—is a gem. During the 2009 Station Fire, a back burn was starte

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  • British Columbia's Mountain Playground

    Think California has it all? You should see our nearby neighbor to the north! British Columbia, Canada, is one of the world’s best—and most beautiful—base camps for adventure. You

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  • Adventures Beyond

    Lounging beside turquoise waters, rafting through lush green jungle, hiking along volcanoes, sipping tropical cocktails at sunset … however you adventure, you’re just one low airfa

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  • British Columbia's Mountain Playground

    Think California has it all? You should see our nearby neighbor to the north! British Columbia, Canada, is one of the world’s best—and most beautiful—base camps for adventure. You

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  • Adventures Beyond

    Lounging beside turquoise waters, rafting through lush green jungle, hiking along volcanoes, sipping tropical cocktails at sunset… however you adventure, you’re just one low airfar

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  • Royal Experience

    It's Saturday morning, you want to go backpacking, but you've only got a night to spare. The time is right for Castle Rock State Park's hike-in campground, where 20 first-come, fir

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  • Glamping with Madonna

    So you want to go see Madonna, but don't want to camp out for this big-ticket experience? Glamp out instead! Set high in the Santa Cruz Mountains, with an entourage of spectacular

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  • Hike-in Hut

    One of the Santa Cruz Mountains' coziest overnight escapes is accessed by a 1.5-mile hike through towering redwoods and shaded fern canyons. The Ollie Mayer Hiker's Hut is an A-fra

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  • That's the Spirit

    This summer, take an international vacation that's easy to get to and full of adventures! British Columbia, Canada, is about to give your vacation photo album an upgrade. Especiall

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    That's the Spirit

    This summer, take an international vacation that's easy to get to and full of adventures! British Columbia, Canada, is about to give your vacation photo album an upgrade. Especiall

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  • Art Rocks!

    When you're on a hike, do you focus on the big picture or the small details? Here's a hike that lets you do both with ease. Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve next to Tiburon is fam

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