Orange is the New Black, 30s are the new 20s and guess what? Fall is the new Summer. Summer trends brought road trips, unicorn rafts, and hiking adventures. What if these beloved trends didn't have to end on Labor Day Weekend? What if there was a place where in fall, road trips to the High Sierra are filled with foliage, Gold Country had lakes still warm enough to float in, and where Yosemite National Park is not filled with people, but instead filled with adventure? Luckily there is Northern California's Tuolumne County (“Too-All-O-Me”), located just 133 miles from the Bay Area, where Fall is the new summer. Stop reminiscing over those summer ...
September 18, 2018
With kids back in school and the days turning shorter many are thinking that summer is ending. NEWS FLASH: Summer is not over in Northern California's Tuolumne County (“Too-All-O-Me”), there are still road trips to be discovered, lakes and rivers to splash in, music to fill those summer nights, and meadows to frolic through. Tuolumne County has extended summer through Labor Day and into Fall; You're invited to SUMMER 2.0.
August 15, 2018
California's summer fire season has turned a corner for Yosemite National Park with today's reopening of the park's most popular attraction, Yosemite Valley. Yosemite's Gateway communities have come together with #YosemiteNOW on social media to show the world Yosemite's current conditions and encourage visitation that is vital to the region's economic recovery. #YosemiteNOW has quickly gained momentum among thousands of Yosemite fans.
August 14, 2018
The Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau (TCVB) has innovative marketing programs that are sure to peak the interest of residents. A key initiative for the TCVB is to increase off-peak (October through April) and midweek business. A Visiting Friends and Relatives Campaign and a Meetings Incentive Program have been created to spur shoulder season visitation. The TCVB has partnered with Tuolumne County Transit Agency to efficiently move visitors and residents around the County on busy summer Saturdays and a new partnership with the Groveland Museum is proving to be beneficial for all.
July 02, 2018
Open seasonally the Tuolumne County mountain passes are exclusive to selfie connoisseurs and travel enthusiasts looking for the most stunning scenery. Every turn is picture perfect, so now is time to explore the breathtaking High Sierra. Experience the enchantment of unique and incredible mountain formations and beautiful rivers and streams along Sonora Pass, Highway 108. Behold the beauty of Yosemite National Park's less explored Tuolumne Meadows and mountain peaks along Tioga Pass, Highway 120. Explore both scenic mountain passes with an epic road trip loop. Time is limited on the accessibility of beauty, so don't miss out on the most extraordinary ...
June 18, 2018
New Story Ideas Help Journalists Feature Northern California's Gold Country and Yosemite National Park in New Ways
Need some fresh inspiration, out of the box ideas, or a different way to say “national park travel”? Tuolumne County (“Too-All-O-Me”) has rich Gold Rush history, arts and culture, adventure, and the scenic glam to inspire any journalist, blogger, photographer, or influencer interested in covering this treasure trove of travel ideas. Tuolumne County invites journalists planning a San Francisco or Wine Country visit to add this area to the itinerary. See us at IPW Denver 2018 to discuss your travel plans or contact us through TravMedia.
May 10, 2018
Avoid Crowds and Enjoy the Best of America's National Parks - Yosemite -- by Reinventing your Weekend
The middle of the week has become the new traveler favorite -- a reinvented weekend -- when summer crowds take over the weekend. Savvy travelers with a little planning can do more, see more and save more when visiting Northern California's Gold Rush area and national park jewel, Yosemite, during the week. By traveling mid-week to this popular region, adventurers snag lower rates on accommodations, avoid crowds and traffic, and spend more time to exploring Gold Rush history, the High Sierra mountains, and Yosemite National Park. You're invited to travel outside the weekend to save time, money and memories.
May 09, 2018
The holidays come alive in Northern California's Tuolumne County. Travel just 133miles from the Bay Area to experience the most magical holiday season.
April 02, 2018
168 years ago, gold was discovered in Columbia. This discovery changed the land forever when thousands of people came to the area to “strike it rich”.
March 19, 2018