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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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Wild, scenic and historic state parks, close to San Joaquin County, perfect for spring outings!

Mt. Diablo, Calaveras Big Trees, Columbia Historic Park, Railtown 1897 Park – close to Stockton, stunning in spring! With the advent of spring, several glorious state parks close to San Joaquin county back in. Spring, with recent rain and breezes clearing the air, make a fine time to tour to places such as Mount Diablo State […]

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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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Travel Notes; upcoming events worth your notice!

‘Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein’, the classic film runs on Friday, Oct. 24 at the Fox CA/Bob Hope Theatre, brings Halloween fun early (with costume contest for the kids), organ concert included, and tours of the venerable theatre following the movie! Sometimes the best travel ideas are either “close to home”, or, somewhat esoteric.  Here are […]

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