Situated in the Californian state, in the United States of America, is the area known as Gold Country. The Sierra Nevada Mountains which are located next to Gold Country are also often referred to in the same breath due to the fact that they are both popular destinations for many travellers who love the Great Outdoors. For many travellers a Gold Country/High Sierra holiday is an opportunity to indulge in a variety of activities and to take in a variety of fantastic attractions. A Gold Country/High Sierra holiday rental house is sure to provide you with all of the comforts of home as well as ensuring that you take home some wonderful memories when it is time to step on that plane.
No matter whether you are on a Gold Country/High Sierra holiday for a week, two weeks or two months it is unlikely that you will run out of things to see and do during your trip! Amongst the many activities to enjoy whilst on your trip are the likes of paddle boating, sailing, swimming, diving, rafting, ice skating, sledding, skiing, hunting, paragliding, mountain biking, mountaineering and horse riding.
Not to be missed on a Gold Country/High Sierra holiday is a day out to the capital of the state of California, the city of Sacramento. There is a great variety of interesting attractions for visitors to enjoy in the city such as the California State Railroad Museum. This museum has a range of old carriages and locomotives from all different railroad periods throughout North American transport history. Other sights worth seeing in Sacramento include the Crocker Art Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park and the California Military Museum.
Should you now be considering reserving a fantastic Gold Country/High Sierra holiday rental house then you will be able to experience hot summers and cool winters. The warmest months to have a Gold Country/High Sierra holiday are usually July and August when the daytime temperature rises to as much as 33°C. The cooler winter months of December and January see the daytime temperature fall to between 3°C and 13°C. The annual rainfall amount for the area is quite high at 32 inches with January tending to be the wettest month of the year.
Travel to Gold Country/High Sierra, North America Travellers on a Gold Country/High Sierra holiday can begin their trip by arriving at Sacramento International Airport (SMF) which is situated just outside the city of Sacramento. Air operators that offer regular, cheap flights to this part of North America include Delta Airlines, United Airlines and Continental Airlines. Passengers can depart the UK from several airports such as Gatwick (LGW), Glasgow (GLA), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle(NCL) and Belfast (BFS).