Road Trip: California See images of central California's former boomtowns. Budget Travel Tuesday, Jan 20, 2009, 12:00 AM At Rock Creek Pack Station in the Sierras. (Andrea Wyner) Budget Travel LLC, 2016
 

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Road Trip: California

At Rock Creek Pack Station in the Sierras. (Andrea Wyner)
A Rock Creek Pack Station wrangler. (Andrea Wyner)
Rock Creek Pack Station. (Andrea Wyner)
The pack station entrance. (Andrea Wyner)
The owner's daughter at Sweetwater Outpost. (Andrea Wyner)
Breakfast at Whoa Nellie Deli. (Andrea Wyner)
One of the 103-degree Fahrenheit pools at Travertine Hot Springs. (Andrea Wyner)
The kitchen at the Inn at Benton Hot Springs. (Andrea Wyner)
The Inn at Benton Hot Springs. (Andrea Wyner)
Emerald Bay, at the southern end of Lake Tahoe. (Andrea Wyner)
The Holbrooke Hotel's saloon stayed open even during Prohibition. (Andrea Wyner)
Limestone formations at South Tufa grove. (Andrea Wyner)
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