Outdoor adventure is endless with our close proximity to Yosemite National Park. Half Dome, El Capitan, Hetch Hetchy and Tuolumne Meadows, the Stanislaus National Forest, the Tuolumne River, Clavey and Merced Rivers are all in our backyard with High-Sierra recreational activities such as white-water rafting, rock climbing, fly-fishing, hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, jet-skiing, snow shoeing, water skiing, cave touring, canoeing, kayaking, bird watching. Well, you get the picture.
Our own Yosemite Courtyard Cabaret provides live musical entertainment all summer long. A variety of top tribute artists perform with acts as diverse as Elvis, The Eagles, The Beatles, and The Andrews Sisters. Jazz and classic rock music are also part of our summer shows.
If you want more music options, the Strawberry Music Festival is another favorite. Our next door neighbor, the oldest, continuously operating saloon in California, the Iron Door Saloon that regularly hosts musical greats at incredible prices.
Many cultural opportunities are also available to us in the Gold Country. We are close to Columbia State Historic Park, Jamestown and other historic gold-rush towns. Nearby Sonora boasts year-round repertory theatre groups and plenty of antique shopping. Groveland is a short, scenic drive to many wineries ~ our area is emerging as a key wine-producing region. Ironstone Vineyards, Twisted Oak and Zucca Mountain Vineyards are only three of nearly a dozen family-owned and operated wineries in Murphys.
There is no need to claim boredom around these parts!