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Sightseeing in Sierra Nevada

State / Provincial Park
“Great little old western town to walk around and grab some food at the saloon and don’t forget to grab a asprarilo root beer”
16 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Kid friendly working gold mine with tours, swim pond and pic area. This state park is on the list for closure by State of CA, phone ahead before heading out.”
1 local recommends
Castle
“This historical castle is a great tourist attraction. They have many different tours available; reservations are recommended and it can get a little chilly up there too. Bring a jacket. Little ones under 8yrs old may not enjoy this as much the older kiddos”
2 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“When weather allows (it is closed during large snowstorms) take the scenic drive down old 40 / Donner Pass road, along Donner Lake and into Truckee. Great views and history!”
2 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“3rd largest reservoir in California where you can enjoy miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, fishing, swimming, boating and boat rentals, kayaking, rock climbing, wildlife viewing and stargazing.”
1 local recommends
Historic Site
“If you want to have the kids giggle, take them to "Jackass Hill" to see Mark Twain's cabin. To get them ready, we have an audible book of "The Celebrated Jumping Frogs of Calaveras County" by Mark Twain. My guys (now they are grown men) love to drive to "Jackass Hill" - weird maybe but I loved to hear them roar with laughter every time. ”
2 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“I'm biased, because I work here, but the people are friendly and the information they provide is top-notch! Plus, the book and gift selection is great ... check out the movie and the gallery too!”
1 local recommends
Historic Site
“I've been to Hearst Castle and gone through all the tours, a unique place to visit and experience. It is only about an hour from SLO and the drive is beautiful.”
2 locals recommend
Event Space
1 local recommends
Monument / Landmark
“The old Reno main post office, situated along the bank of the Truckee River, is one of the most unique and beautiful post offices in the country. It was designed by famed local architect Frederic De Longchamps in a style known as Zig Zag Moderne. No longer a working post office, a West Elm furniture store now occupies the main level, but the lobby areas with the original mailboxes, metal work and fixtures are open to the public during business hours. The Basement is filled with shops. ”
1 local recommends
Historic Site
“Columbia seems to be frozen in the 1800's. Today, Columbia State Historic Park is the best preserved of California gold rush towns.”
1 local recommends
Monument / Landmark
“Always friendly people, drinks are very reasonable, full bar. Wednesday night they play dice from around 5 pm to 7 pm. Lots of fun, and you do not have to be a member to go there, you do need to sign in as a guest, however. Everyone is always welcome. ”
1 local recommends
State / Provincial Park
Historic Site
“If you want to see the American river, I recommend chilling on the beach at Sutter's Landing. Summer days can get no better!”
1 local recommends
Historic Site
“The center of Paso Robles. Mayberry RFD and Smallville all in one beautiful park with historic Carnagie Library now historical society and a huge gazebo where concerts and weddings are held. Perfect for a stroll, picnic, or visit to the newly built expansive playground. Shops and restaurants line the park. This is not to be missed.”
1 local recommends