Tag Archives: Jamestown

Off the beaten track; hidden gems close to San Joaquin County

Winter will soon officially arrive, along with holiday houseguests and kids soon to be out of school. What to do, for outings for a day, or longer? Here are several destinations within an hour for day tours, or a bit further for multi-day tours that are just right for winter months – offering usually sunny […]

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Sierra snows; skiing, boarding, XC, snowshoeing or sledding, just two hours from Stockton!

  For Christmas, perhaps you received new skis or a snowboard, snowshoes or cross-country skis and want to try them out. Or, now that the holidays are past, you finally have time to get up to the Sierra snow country. From Stockton, the two “closest snows to home” are Dodge Ridge Ski Resort 30 miles […]

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Travelicious: Favorite holiday happenings in Stockton/San Joaquin County, December, 2014

        For many, the Christmas holiday is a favorite time of the year.  Here are some of our favorite things to do, in and around Stockton, during the holiday season: Christmas lights on Meadow Avenue, between Pershing and Alexandria, Stockton No city street has more Christmas lights and fun for the family […]

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Railtown 1897 and historic Gold Rush-era Jamestown make for fine day-tour!

            Just 60 miles from Stockton is an operating steam railroad, complete with 100 year-old steam engines, the oldest continuously operated roundhouse in the West and movie history literally dripping from the rafters!  Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, on the edge of Jamestown, CA, is open for the holidays and […]

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