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California’s Gold Country is home to a variety of lodging options, award-winning wineries, excellent restaurants, antique shops and art galleries. There are magnificent views to enjoy and photograph in the Northern California national forests and state parks, exciting whitewater rafting, pristine lakes for fishing, vast forest regions for hiking, challenging bike and ski trails, wildlife to watch, caves to explore and, of course, streams in which to pan for gold.
Nevada County is famous for its part in the historic California Gold Rush, where fortunes were made and lost, and drawing thousands with the lure of gold. Be sure to visit the towns of Nevada City and Grass Valley.
Tuolumne County offers visitors adventure during all four seasons and is known to be a destination where there is so much to do, you may have to visit more than once. The towns of Columbia, Groveland, Sonora, Strawberry, Tuolumne City, and Twain Harte will take you back in time.
Amador County offers the historic Gold Rush towns of Jackson, Sutter Creek, and Amador City along with the magnificent scenery of the Sierra Nevada’s. Experience the gold rush history in Amador City, Jackson, Plymouth, Sutter Creek and Volcano.
Calaveras County is home to Mark Twain and the famous Jumping Frog Jubilee. Visit historic gold rush towns, world class wineries, and the scenic beauty of Northern California. With the towns of Angels Camp, Arnold, Bear Valley, Copperopolis and Murphy’s, you will be sure to find the ideal adventure.