Eureka! The Sacramento Hostel now has new private rooms inspired by California's Gold Rush history.
Hang your hat in The Argonaut, one of the mansion's large original bedrooms, with two full-size beds and an east-facing bay window that overlooks the courtyard and the fountain. "Argonaut" was a term used to describe the pioneers who traveled to California on a quest for gold. The name references a band of heroes in Greek mythology who went on a quest for the Golden Fleece.
Beacons that once guided sailors safely to shore, relics of pre-GPS navigation, and monuments to maritime culture, lighthouses are typically a hallmark of hazardous coastline, found often in places that are particularly rugged and dramatic.
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed legislation that created the Point Reyes National Seashore. Fifty years later, Point Reyes is a beloved National Park that is visited by millions of people from all over the world. On Saturday, September 8, the park celebrates its 50th anniversary with a reception and oak-planting ceremony at the Bear Valley Visitor Center.