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2-Day Yosemite National Park Winter Tour from San Francisco
"Immerse yourself in the beauty and solitude of Yosemite National Park in the winter with this 2-day tour from San Francisco. Throughout your trip your guide will teach you about the history of Yosemite and give you great advice on how to get the most out of your time in the park.""""Escape to the snow-capped mountains of Yosemite National Park from San Francisco for two full days. Take a coach tour of Yosemite Valley with your guide and enjoy various activities during your free time such as hiking and snowshoeing. Soak in views o Yosemite is said to be best in the winter months!Likely to Sell Out: Rooms at the Yosemite Lodge often sell out months in advance. Reserve early to avoid disappointment"title=Highlights&1=2-day+winter+tour+of+Yosemite+National+Park+from+San+Francisco&2=Take+a+coach+tour+of+spectacular+Yosemite+Valley+and+enjoy+views+of+famous+sites+such+as+Half+Dome&3=Stay+overnight+at+the+cozy+Yosemite+Lodge+at+the+Falls&4=Choose+from+a2 days / 1 night
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Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Trip
"Your journey begins with a convenient pickup at your hotel. You'll cross the San Francisco Bay Bridge en route to the Sierra Nevada mountain range driving through gold rush towns as your guide carries you back to the era of the old West.In the late morning enter Yosemite National Park where you'll take a guided walk. Visit the Tuolumne Grove (weather permitting) and be amazed by the size of the redwood trees in Yosemite's largest grove. Let the serene surroundings of the forest recharge your energy. Stop a watch for rock climbers as they daringly make their way to the summit. In the springtime marvel at the tallest waterfall in the park Yosemite Falls.After you may explore Yosemite Valley on your own. For lunch
From $159.00
 
Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II
"This two-hour narrated Emerald Bay Sightseeing Cruise offers non-stop photo opportunities that will delight everyone in your family or group. As you cruise to through and back from Emerald Bay you will learn how it was formed and some of its fascinating history. Hear tales of Fenette Island (nicknamed ""little rock island"") within the bay as well as the Vikingsholm Castle the stone mansion on its shores.You will even get a look below Lake Tahoe's surface with a special video presentation of ""Sunken Treasures of Lake Tahoe"". This is a state-of-the-art video presentation showing what lies deep beneath the brilliant blue of Lake Tahoe's surface. Travel 500 feet below the waters of Glenbrook Bay to tour th the majestic vessel that cruised Lake Tahoe for 50 years before being sunk by her owners.See underwater canyons and rocky bluffs that until now have never been seen by human eyes. Cruise through recently discovered ancient forests of petrified tr
From $63.00

More Things to Do in Chico

Table Mountain in the Spring

Rising out of the plains below is a flat-top edifice known as Table Mountain. It's a lovely place any time of year, with meadows (also used for grazing land), oak trees, rocky outcrops from an ancient...
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CelticSu
Apr 02, 2009

There's a National Yo-Yo Contest??

You bet there is, and it's held the first weekend of October every year in Chico, California!Spear-headed by Barbara & Bob Malowney, owners of Bird in Hand, which also houses the National Yo-Yo...
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CelticSu
Oct 08, 2008

Explore Historic Butte Creek Canyon

Take a drive along Honey Run Road, and you'll find yourself in a different world altogether. Pastoral and scenic, there's something new around every corner! There's the Boneyard (an ancient Indian...
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CelticSu
Oct 02, 2008

Snow Goose Festival

A wonderful time to come to Chico if you're interested in the migratory waterfowl is during the annual Snow Goose Festival. It's held the fourth weekend in January and offers all sorts of activities -...
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CelticSu
Sep 21, 2008

Migratory Waterfowl Viewing

The entire Central Valley of Northern California is part of the Pacific Flyway, a major north-south migratory route for huge numbers of waterfowl, Sandhill Cranes, hummingbirds, hawks, and more. Chico...
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CelticSu
Sep 21, 2008

Chico's Murals

Chico has nearly 40 murals on walls, buildings, freeway supports, and even on a truck!The topics are diverse, the artists are myriad; some of the murals are more modern, some are historic, and some...
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CelticSu
Sep 04, 2008
 
 
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Taste of Chico Event Coming Up

Taste of Chico is an annual event put on by the Downtown Chico Business Association, and it's coming up in about 2 weeks on Sunday, Sept 7, 2008 from Noon to 4:00 p.m.I know a lot of new students and...
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CelticSu
Aug 26, 2008

John & Annie Bidwell ~ True Pioneers

John Bidwell, founder and creator of Chico, was an adventurous young man! At the age of 22, in 1841, he led one of the first wagon trains of emigrants to California, along the California Trail. He...
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CelticSu
Aug 06, 2008

Bidwell Park

The heart of Chico is arguably Bidwell Park. This park is named for the town’s founders, Annie and John Bidwell, who subsequently bequeathed this land to the city at the start of the 20th Century....
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Etoile2B
Jul 08, 2008

National Yo-Yo Museum

Housed within Bird in Hand (worth a visit in its own right) is the National Yo-Yo Museum, created and maintained by store owners, Barbara & Bob Malowney. Inside (it's at the back of the store),...
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CelticSu
Apr 15, 2008

Bidwell Park

This is one of the largest municipal parks anywhere in the US. It extends from downtown Chico way out into the Sierra Nevada foothills. Created on land donated by the wealthy Bidwell family, it is a...
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Tom_Fields
Oct 23, 2005

Bidwell Mansion

Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park is just outside downtown Chico. John and Annie Bidwell lived here for many years. General John Bidwell was a leader in the Bear Flag Revolt, winning California's...
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Tom_Fields
Oct 23, 2005

Bidwell Mansion Tour

Chico was founded in the late 1800’s by John and Annie Bidwell. Their home, located near downtown, is one of several historical homes of the era that has been preserved and restored. The Bidwell...
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Etoile2B
Feb 19, 2005

During the spring and summer...

During the spring and summer Chico's downtown area is closed off on Thursday evenings around 6 pm for their weekly Farmer's Market. Traffic is diverted but I didn't find it too difficult to find my...
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ABL1958
Sep 12, 2002

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