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National Trails Day

This Saturday is National Trails Day and the Bear Yuba Land Trust has organized a wide range of activities to encourage folks to get out and explore.  So whether you head out to the Deer Creek Tribute trail or take a nature walk with Alicia…
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Nevada City Snowfall

I love our little town, no doubt about it.  This week Nevada City was blessed with a blanket of snow, okay, so perhaps not everyone was rejoicing about the return to winter, but for a person who finds beauty in every day scenes, I was captivated…
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Creekside Hideaway Redo

We've got a little DIY love for you today on the Outside Inn's blog.  Our unit downtown, the Creekside Hideaway, recently got a makeover.  For those of you who aren't familiar with the Creekside Hideaway it's located near the South Pine…
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Sierra Commons, Lunch and Learn on blogging

Thinking about diving into the blogging world?  Want a few ideas or suggestions?   I'd love to invite you to a talk I'm giving next week at Sierra Commons as part of their Lunch and Learn Series.  The topic is "Growing Your Business Through…
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Top 10 Reasons why I love Nevada City

Happy New Year's Eve...  Before we get to the winner of our Ultimate Nevada City giveaway I thought it would be fun to list my top ten reasons why I love Nevada City.   The comments on the giveaway were fabulous.  I was in awe of the variety…
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Last Minute Christmas Shopping

Are you a last minute shopper?  Here are a few suggestions on some gift ideas for someone in Nevada City, or someone who'd like to visit the area.  If you can't make it to the last Victorian Christmas today, here are a few suggestions, or…
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Ultimate Nevada City Giveaway

The ultimate Nevada City giveaway... I've decided that I've had so much fun on the blog this year, that why not end the year by going big.  We live in the an amazing community and I have thoroughly enjoyed sharing a slice of our world, so…
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Outside Inn dogs

Let's hear it for the Outside Inn's canine guests.  We allow dogs in 13 of our 16 rooms*, why not plan a weekend getaway around some dog friendly ideas.  I asked Carla Bonetti, owner of Nevada County Escapes and The Dog House, for her recommendations…
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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from the Outside Inn!  We are so thankful to call Nevada City our home.   And the winner from the Lazy Dog Chocolateria giveaway is Anna. © 2012 InnSide Nevada City
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Day of the Dead Procession

A Day of the Dead (Dia De Los Muertos) Procession took place this evening in downtown Nevada City.  Cynthia Levesque, of Neva Co, organized the event as a way for locals to take part in the Mexican celebration that honors friends and loved…
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Happy Halloween

Halloween in Nevada City is a big thing and the Outside Inn is fully on board with the festivities.  If you haven't tried our haunted pathway, stop on by tonight for a spooky walk past blow up ghosts, pumpkins and even Count Dracula, ending…
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Flo and Outside Inn Halloween decorations

Flo, the SYRCL Salmon came to visit the Outside Inn today to check out the Halloween decorations.  She sampled some free fruit in the veggie stand, got scared by the Count Dracula in the coffin and had a chat with the talking tree.  For additional…
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Art OnSite Deer Creek Tribute Trail

Have you been for a walk/run/bike ride along the Deer Creek Tribute Trail?  The 9 mile trail starts in downtown Nevada City and explores the area above, beside and through Deer Creek.  Stop by the Outside Inn's office for a free map if you…
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NASCAR Simulator

Start your engines.  Yesterday afternoon both young and old race car enthusiasts got an opportunity to take a few laps around the Texas Motor Speedway in a NASCAR simulator parked at the Outside Inn.  The retired Jeff Gordon NASCAR provided…
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Save Our Ailing Planet

Have you been into Save Our Ailing Planet (SOAP)?  Located behind SPD at 104 Argall Way the shop specializes in bulk eco-friendly cleaners, soaps, shampoos and more.  The Outside Inn has been using the Shikai shampoo and conditioner, Biokleen…
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Outside Inn pool

Can you think of any better way to start your day?  Outside Inn guest Melony lounging in the pool, book and coffee in hand. © 2012 InnSide Nevada City
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Outside Inn Veggie Cart

The Outside Inn's veggie cart has made its 2102 season debut, for those of you who have been wondering when it would reappear.  The original antique cart didn't weather the winter and we've been trying to come up with an alternative option…
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Eat Well, Live Free

Today I have two special guests on the InnSide Nevada City blog, Jillena and Marcos Hernandez.  They live in Sacramento and have a blog called Eat Well, Live Free.  I met them earlier this year and when they called to say they wanted to celebrate…
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Nevada City Mountain Biking

It's spring, time to dust off the bike and hit the trails.  If you're looking for a community of riders try BONC (Bicyclists of Nevada County) or stop by the Outside Inn for a map of some of our local singletrack rides, you're bound to find…
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Spring Flowers at the Outside Inn

Spring is in bloom at the Outside Inn, all of these beautiful flowers were found around the property, come on by and smell the flowers. © 2012 InnSide Nevada City
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Pearl at the Outside Inn

Pearl came to visit us over the weekend, she loved her stay in the Paddler's Suite.  She joins the Outside Inn flickr   club of furry friends of the Outside Inn.  We allow dogs in 13 of our 16 rooms, so if you have a dog and want to visit…