Pinecrest Lake Resort
Swim from the beach or walk a little on the trail and you can swim from the rocks. Return in the evening for Movies Under the Stars.
There's a huge lake surrounded by granite mountains. In Summer there are a lot of campers and parking is limited, but it's a gorgeous place. A trail goes all around the lake that is about 4 miles of somewhat challenging hiking. They even have an outdoor movie theater that shows first run movies. The…
Beautiful mountain lake with blue water! Nice beach and snack shack at the lake. Awesome market with everything you might need and more! Nice hiking trail around the lake.
Easy drive to the lake with great sight seeing, hiking, bike rentals and bike riding. No Park entrance fee.
If you'd like a change other than Yosemite, take a drive to Pinecrest Lake. It's beautiful and there's a hike around the lake you can take _ about 4 miles.
College Baseball Diamond
“Full service with urban appeal. Wine, deli, olive bar, sushi. Liquor store next door.”
“One of my very favorite places to eat. It's a great date night restaurant. The food is fantastic. Small so you might want to make reservations.”
“Dodge has a variety of activities from skiing, snowboarding and lessons for the kids & more.”
State / Provincial Park
“Gold was discovered in the area that became Columbia on March 27, 1850, and was one of the richest finds of the California Gold Rush. The surface-level deposits were amenable to placer mining, but lacked water needed for such operations. Over the next seven years, a network of water supply aqueducts was built (at a cost of over $1 million) to the area to support mining operations. By 1852, sufficient water was arriving to support the development of a mining boom town, and large-scale mining operations began in 1856. The town was incorporated in 1854, and its population fluctuated in the 1850s between 2,000 and 5,000 people. The town was repeatedly struck by fire, and much of the construction after an 1857 fire was in brick”
“Operated by the Sierra Repertory Theatre, the Fallon House is a fun way to spend an evening. They have a variety of plays throughout the year. Check out their website for what is playing during your stay.”