California’s Great Beyond

Category - Ideas and Itineraries

Wildflowers and Waterfalls

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Snow and rain set the stage for magnificent waterfalls and vibrant wildflowers throughout the Eastern Sierra. In Mono County, waterfalls typically surge in early spring, which is usually when the wildflower season is just getting started (flowers tend to peak mid to late summer). If the timing is

Eastern Sierra Spirit and Ale Trail

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

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Welcome to the Eastern Sierra Spirits and Ale Trail, where the artistry of craft brewing and distilling intertwines with the rugged beauty of the Eastern Sierra, creating a sensory adventure like no other. A collaboration created in 2023, the Trail includes eight establishments from Bishop to

Cozy Cabins for the Perfect Winter Getaway

Monday, November 13, 2023

There's something magical about a cozy cabin in the snow - a peaceful retreat where all you really need is a warm fire and good company... and maybe that book you've been trying to finish, anything and everything flannel, and/or gear to play in the snow (although you don't need to do anything but

As the snowpack builds, so does the excitement for all of the fun winter activities to do in Mono County.

Here are projected opening dates (weather & conditions permitting) for many Mono County winter activities:

The Eastern Sierra of California has long been an iconic destination. From the indigenous Paiute people to early gold miners of Bodie, this area has attracted and enchanted wanderers and wonderers of all types. This larger-than-life landscape of deserts and mountains, alpine forests, and spectacular

Celebrate Father's Day in Mono County

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

This year, take your Father's Day gift-giving to a new level - or elevation! Here are a few ideas to get you started on treating Dad to the perfect Father's Day:

1. Hit the water: Kayak, canoe, SUP, or boat rentals can be found all over Mono County. The toughest part of this plan is choosing one