Amador County is a great place to go for a day trip, and there are some fun things coming up for all ages over Thanksgiving weekend.
The weekend after Thanksgiving, there are two great family-friendly events coming up in Auburn – the Christmas Craft & Art Faire, and the Christmas Tree Lighting.
We have so many wonderful festivals in our area, and there is one coming up November 11 – 13 called the California Swan Festival.
Come on out and support our veterans during the Auburn Veterans Day Parade!
There’s a popular craft event every year in Auburn called the You Make It Craft Expo, put on by the Placer County 4H. Here are details of this fun event.
If you have kids in your life who love trucks and other large vehicles, there is an event just for them!
When my son started college at CSU Chico, everyone said we had to visit Bidwell Park because it was amazing. They were right!
The Alta Sierra Biblical Gardens offers an easy walk through beautiful trees and along a creek, while seeing 20 sites depicting events from the Bible.
There is a really fun amusement park in Gilroy for children and adults that combines rides and agriculture, including the Circus Trees. Learn all about Gilroy Gardens.
We took the Amtrak California Zephyr from Colfax to Reno, and back again. It was one of the most enjoyable trips of my life. Here is my On The Road report about it, as well as some photos from the trip.
Going around a corner and seeing the front of the train ahead of us.
So much leg room!
Pure white snow at Donner Summit
One of the pretty waterfalls.
Pretty snow on a rock.
More gorgeous snow.
More of Donner Lake.
Looking out the back of the train.
Traveling along the Truckee River
A freight train going the other direction.
Our coach car.