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The Neon Museum, a graveyard for the neon signs of old Vegas

Explore: Vegas, Baby!

When it comes to visiting Las Vegas, The Strip (Las Vegas Boulevard) is usually the main attraction. With its high-rise casinos, opulent restaurants and streetside entertainment, it’s almost always a good time. But maybe...
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Sky River Casino

Move over, there’s a new casino in town. And this one is the closest option for gaming fiends in Sacramento.Sky River Casino, which broke ground off Highway 99 at Grant Line Road in Elk...
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Explore: Tiburon

If you don’t know it’s there, it’s entirely possible to miss it. Nestled into the North Bay and just minutes north of San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge, this Marin County town provides...
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Melinda Watts: Spreading Gospel

Melinda Watts is a singer, a worship leader, an influencer and a mom.Getting her start at a young age in church, Watts knew in high school that she wanted to pursue singing as her...
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Queens and Kings

In Sacramento, life can be a real drag—but in a positive way. The county is a haven for drag culture, with weekly shows and a deep-rooted scene many may not know exists. Drag culture...
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Keeping Beer Alive

With approximately 80 breweries in the Sacramento region, it’s no surprise beer is one of residents’ (and visitors’) favorite local products. The Sacramento Area Brewers Guild was formed in 2005 to bolster Sacramento’s position...
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Cuddle Therapy

It’s time to get snuggly.Ever wonder why a good hug can cure a bad mood (or at least lift your spirits)? For many of us, cozying up to someone we love can give us...


Imagine scaling trees, rushing down high-flying zip lines and facing your biggest fears with family and friends among 150-year-old heritage oak trees. At TreeTopSac, customers can choose their own adventure, with the most popular...
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Dinosaurs at the Zoo

The Sacramento Zoo has long been the place we journey to catch glimpses of our favorite animals—from bright, bold and winged to slimy and green to furry. In October, the zoo launched a new...
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A Rolling Adventure

During a year of closures and business shutdowns, a new outdoor venture quietly launched in June 2020. The River Fox Train took advantage of people’s increased desire to get outdoors and launched an activity...