Top 6 Places to Visit in Placerville

Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas, Placerville is a beautiful little gold rush town steeped in history and rich with things to see and do!

  1. Boa Vista Orchards – Open daily, year round, this beautiful orchard offers a huge selection of fresh produce, baked goods, ciders, wines and much more.
  2. Hangtown’s Gold Bug Park – Step back in time with a visit to a real gold mine from back in the gold rush days. Explore the Gold Bug, mining museum, historic stamp mill and working blacksmith shop.
  3. High Hill Ranch – Family owned since 1960, the ranch offers many activates including a trout fishing pond, pumpkin patch, tractor hayrides, pony rides, craft shows and wine tasting!
  4. Bell Tower – Built in the late 1800’s, the Bell tower is unique sight that can be found in the middle of town.
  5. Placerville Historical Museum – A hidden gem, this museum is a must visit for anyone interested in Placerville and Gold Country. Hear stories you won’t hear of anywhere else from friendly local historians.

For the best accommodation in Placerville:

Eden Vale Inn in Placerville, California

Your retreat to Northern California begins at Eden Vale Inn. Their inn exemplifies the romantic bed and breakfast setting that you’ve always dreamt about. This luxurious and contemporary Placerville bed and breakfast is rated as one of America’s...