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For The Ultimate Treasure Hunt Adventure Try Geocaching In Mammoth Lakes, CA

  The next time you are looking for something exciting to do in the great outdoors around Mammoth Lakes, CA, we would like to invite you to explore the world of Geocaching.  While winter is ski season, and summer the time for hiking and biking our many trails, Geocaching is a year-round activity. According to Geocaching.com, there are 55 “caches” as of today hidden within 10 miles of the Mammoth Lakes zip code. The treasure-hunting game, which… Read more.

What to Expect when Hiking in the Sierras in the Fall

Well if you are anything like me, I love the month of October in the Eastern Sierra.  It’s what many of us locals refer to as the “shoulder season”.  Back-to-School has already hit, Labor Day is over, days are getting shorter, temperatures are dropping, the bike park at Mammoth Mountain is closed, and we are still weeks away from the ski area opening for its 2013/2014 winter ski season.  In summary, as a Realtor, all… Read more.

Fall Colors in the Eastern Sierra

It is that time of year again in the Eastern Sierras… Summer has ended and the short period of fall begins, allowing the foliage to change the landscape into a vibrant painting of fiery orange and glowing yellows. It is the perfect temperature to take long hikes in the crisp air and get out into the wilderness before it is blanketed in white snow. There are a ton of easy and longer hikes in and… Read more.

Vacation Dreams of Mammoth Lakes

Nearly everyone has their “happy place.” For some people, it is simply their quiet home tucked away in the suburbs, or the high rise apartment in a bustling metropolis. When you think of your current surroundings, something seems to be missing. You have probably always known that your own personal “happy place” is a bit more unique, and well off the beaten path. Consider, for a moment, the natural beauty of the Sierras in California…. Read more.

Whoa Nellie Deli summer night music

The Tioga Gas Mart/ Whoa Nellie Deli, a well know local hang out, will be hosting an impressive list of bluegrass, folk, and rock bands throughout the summer. The Deli is located 5 minutes out of Lee Vining and a short drive from the east gate of Yosemite national park. The restaurant has incredible views of Mono Lake and the Sierra Mountains. Although an unlikely pair, this genius gas station restaurant combo boasts some of… Read more.

Geological Diversity in Inyo County

The Golden State is well-known for its natural beauty. In few places is the hand of nature more apparent than Inyo County, in Southeastern California. Here, the Sierras meet the desert, and scenic postcard-worthy vistas are found at every turn. On the boundary between Inyo and Tulare counties, one can find the contiguous United States’ highest point in Mount Whitney, topping out at a craggy 14,505 feet (4421 meters.) Though towering, Mount Whitney is very… Read more.

Bodie Ghost Town

….A Town in Mono County Where Men Were Eaten for Breakfast! No doubt about it, Mono County is a beautiful place to live – a jewel in nature’s crown. But it hasn’t always been that way – at least not for all the towns that have existed in the county’s history. Some of them have been pretty rough, not beautiful at all. Bodie was one of those. The town of Bodie was born in 1859 with the… Read more.

Yosemite Water Slides

….or often referred to as the “Tuolumne Slides” or Water Slides, can be an enjoyable way to spend a day in Yosemite National Park.  However, you probably won’t find this gem on the map they hand you at the entrance gates.  This unique place is more off the beaten path than the typical trail system you see just off the road.  But I’m just here to share my experience about recently enjoying a day there. … Read more.

Good eats around Mammoth!

I am always surprised when I talk to visitors and find out they have not eaten at many of the restaurants, or cafes, in Mammoth. It seems most people who come to Mammoth tend to eat at the same restaurants during their trip, either for convenience or tradition. Although the longtime staples like The Mogul, Roberto’s, Gomez , Burgers and Giovanni’s are always good why not try a different place during your next trip? Whether… Read more.

What to do this June in Mammoth Lakes

What to do this June  in Mammoth Lakes  Winter may be over but the fun has just begun! The town of Mammoth Lakes has plenty of activities and events to suit people of every age and nearly every interest during this time of year. The Sierra Star Golf Course and the Mammoth Mountain Bike Park provide fun all throughout the summer months for a wide range of people, and of course there is always fishing,… Read more.