The Backroom at Gaslight Co. – A Speakeasy in Folsom, California

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The Backroom at Gaslight Co. is Folsom’s one and only Speakeasy, joining a small collection of high-end and eclectic speakeasies in greater Sacramento, California. Once you enter through the semi-secret entrance, you’ll find yourself transported to a vintage era with impeccably crafted cocktails, velvet couches, and leather-backed chairs. I met up with Casey and Jesse, …

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Hidden Gems in Siskiyou

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Mount Shasta might be the crown jewel in Siskiyou County, however, there are untold treasures and hidden gems waiting to be discovered throughout the vast landscape. From uncharted tunnels and caves to rivers and overflowing waterfalls, unassuming parks and trails, a journey through Siskiyou is an adventure you must experience.

Join me in discovering these 9 hidden gems throughout Siskiyou County.

The Best Time to Visit Napa Valley

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Discover the best time to visit Napa Valley for your perfect trip. Whether you are exploring Napa for world-renowned wine tasting, incredible Michelin rated food, or one of the many events, learn from someone who lives nearby the best times of the year before you book your next trip. There are no objectively “bad” times …

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North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve

The North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve, located near Oroville, California, is an expansive mesa formed by an ancient lava flow that attracts wildflower enthusiasts during the blooming season. From early March to mid-May, the mountain comes alive with an array of wildflowers. With the significant rainfall California has received thus far, officials are predicting an …

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The Chalk It Up Sacramento Art Festival: An Artist’s Perspective

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Apart from drawing hop-scotch squares as a child, I had zero experience creating chalk art before participating in this year’s Chalk It Up Art Festival in Sacramento. Participating in Chalk It Up turned out to be incredibly rewarding. The long days chalking in the Sacramento heat were challenging, but I was satisfied with the end …

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Botanical and Rose Gardens of Sacramento

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You don’t have to travel far to find hundreds of roses in one spot, a diverse desert landscape, or to simply admire an array of native vegetation. To get a glimpse of California’s diverse landscapes, simply take a tour through the diverse botanical and rose gardens of Sacramento. These spectacular gardens are rich in the …

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is located in the Sonoran Desert of Southern California and is the largest state park in California. The park covers over 600,000 acres and is known for its stunning desert landscapes, unique geology, and rich cultural history. Wildflowers are currently blooming in the park, including the stunning desert lily! The park …

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Sacramento River Restaurants

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Visiting any one of these Sacramento River restaurants will result in an unforgettable indoor or outdoor dining experience. The combination of the stunning views and delicious food at each of these locations makes for the perfect date night or special occasion spot. Imagine indulging in fresh, local cuisine while taking in the serene views of …

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Best Thai Food in Sacramento

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Take a stab at some of the best Thai food in Sacramento! These restaurants offer the full gamut of Thai cuisine, from street food and curries to modern takes on classic dishes. You can’t blame me for craving Thai food on a regular basis when there are so many great Thai restaurants at my fingertips. …

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The Best Mexican Restaurants in Sacramento

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These Mexican restaurants in Sacramento and the surrounding regions all deliver unique and mouthwatering menus. I’ve had the opportunity to visit many of the best Mexican restaurants in Sacramento, and want to share this list with you! While there are a ton of exceptional taquería, Tex-Mex, and Mexicali cuisine in the Sacramento area, these are …

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