Why the Sierra and its foothills are a world-class destination

Recent accolades that make our region a world-class destination: Cool Small Towns Nevada City was just named the sixth coolest small town in America in Budget Travel’s 9th annual America’s Coolest Small Town contest. “Residents value the Gold Country town for its music and art scene, food and proximity to some of California’s amazing rivers, […]

Tahoe wins more “gold” than many countries at Sochi Winter Olympics: a boost for our outdoor lifestyle

We write about our Olympic Heritage and world-class winter lifestyle in our current winter issue, including the Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley in 1960. The details are here. This year, at the Sochi Winter Games, Tahoe-based athletes won as many medals (4) as Great Britain (4) and Lativia (4) and more than Australia (3), Ukraine […]