The Auburn area is blessed with a variety of many talented artists, and you can meet some of them and see their stunning work at the free North Auburn Art Studios Tour Mother’s Day weekend, May 7 and 8, 2016.
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.
The Amgen Tour of California is fun for all ages to watch! There are several places we can watch the men and women race locally this year.
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.
El Dorado County has lots of fun activities, and here are a few happening in April, 2016.
If you love exploring in your car, here are some scenic byways in Northern California from a great resource where you can also find scenic byways throughout the United States.
This On the Road report is on things to do at Fairytale Town in Sacramento through summer, 2016.
Learn about the Maidu Museum and Historic Site in Roseville, and about some special events coming up.
This On the Road report is on Daffodil Hill in Volcano, a town east of Sutter Creek in Amador County. It will be online until Daffodil Hill closes for the season.
Here is my On the Road report about the vintage trailer exhibit at the California Automobile Museum through April 10, and about the museum in general.