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Manzanar National Historic Site

December 7th, 1941 is a day that lives in American infamy. February 19, 1942 is another day that lives in far-less-famous American infamy. On that fateful day, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This instructed the Secretary of War, Henry Stimson, to take whatever “reasonable action the Secretary deemed necessary” concerning the evacuation of Japanese Americans and to set up “Military Areas,” now known as “War Relocation Centers” (WRC)—but perhaps best described as “Concentration Camps”—throughout the West.

Top Tips for Road Cycling In and Around Mammoth Lakes

Top tips and rides for cycling in one of the most stunning mountain regions in the world.

Swimming in Mammoth Lakes

A cool swim on a warm summer day is always enjoyable! Plan a hike with a refreshing reward at the end. Take a dip in Horseshoe Lake, or hike to lakes in the upper Mammoth Lakes Basin and swim there. The relatively short hikes to McLeod and Crystal Lakes are ideally…

Easter Celebrations and Festivities in Mammoth Lakes

Hop your way around town this Easter weekend for tons of family fun. And keep an eye out for Woolly, the Easter Bunny and friends. Events begin April 15 and run throughout the weekend.

Pro Cyclist Sara Bergen Trains at the Mammoth Lakes Crib

“Mammoth Lakes now holds a super special place in my heart.”

4 Perfect Vistas for Landscape Photography

While there are plenty of beautiful vistas along US 395, if you get off the highway and explore you’ll find some breathtaking photo opportunities.

The History and Geology of the Bodie Ghost Town

Preserved in a state of “arrested decay”, visitors to Bodie are able to explore the turn of the century remains of one of California’s most lucrative mining districts.