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Grand Teton National Park: Monumental mountains, abundant wildlife and wild rivers make for great vacations!

The tram pulling into Jackson Hole Ski Resort can whisk visitors to 10,100 feet in 14 minutes - right into the heart of the Teton Range!

  The Grand Teton rises majestically in front of large herd of bison in early summer! Old Faithful Geyser thrills Yellowstone visitors with eruptions every 60 to 90 minutes that can reach 150 feet! With a neighbor like Yellowstone Park just to the north, it takes a big country to match up to that grandeur.  [...]

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March 30 is special birding tour of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge; other local events!

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Sometimes the best vacations are right here, in our own backyard!  On March 30, from 8:30 AM to noon, take a special birding tour of the Stone Lake National Wildlife Refuge, just north of the San Joaquin County line. This is a special RSVP-only bird watching tour, taking place at the normally closed wildlife refuge. To [...]

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Travel inspiration from REI Coop in Stockton!

Travelers seeking occasional inspiration for new adventures would be wise to get onto REI Coop’s monthy events and programs email.  Some of these programs are free, others have a fee to offset instructors and equipment costs.Go to REI.com, and then sign-up for classes at the REI Stockton store.  While you are there, you can wander the stores [...]

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