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Exploring the “old pioneer trail”, from Old Sacramento to Folsom

Find adventure and history along the “old pioneer trail”, from Old Sacramento to Folsom Let’s explore the old trail along the American River, from Old Sacramento to Folsom. Hundreds of years ago, Native Americans traveled trails up and over the Sierra (one of those early trails would become the Immigrant Trail) to trade and share […]

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Folsom, California, family fun and gold rush history beside the cooling waters of the American River!

Family fun and gold rush history beside the cooling waters of the American River; it’s Folsom, CA! Recently, we sought a weekend destination to celebrate a daughter and a grandson’s overlapping birthdays. Our criteria took in the wish list of three grandkids, ages 6 to 17, two of their cousins, both our 40-something daughters and […]

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California Railroad Museum provides unique anchor to Old Sacramento

The California Railroad Museum anchors the north end of Old Sacramento in our state capital. It’s one of the top railroad museums in the country, and celebrates the railroads’ huge impacts on California’s state-hood, Gold Rush and subsequent growth boom. Before gold was discovered in 1848 in the tail race of Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California […]

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World Class Bicycle Racing; the Amgen Tour of California is close to Stockton in next week!

For those into serious bicycle races and world-class cyclists, the Amgen Tour of California gets underway this weekend, with stops nearby Stockton along the coming week-plus.  Free viewing as close as Sacramento, Folsom, Mt. Diablo and other towns will give you a bird’s eye view!  For all the insights, go to their web site: www.amgentourofcalifornia.com. […]

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