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Placer County Visitor Information Center

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Address: 13460 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA
Phone Number: 530/887-2111
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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A good resource for adventure travel in the area.

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We were so impressed by the friendliness and knowledge of the folks working in the Visitors' Center. Not only were there plenty of brochures about various CA destinations, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
hanabananaman
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Auburn, California
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Auburn, California
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so impressed by the friendliness and knowledge of the folks working in the Visitors' Center. Not only were there plenty of brochures about various CA destinations, but the staff was more than happy to share their expertise and love of their town and county.

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Thank hanabananaman
Carmichael, California
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237 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I stopped here to find a good place to eat in town and something to do while I was passing through on another appointment. The person who helped me showed me a rack of information to look over. I picked up a few brochures and will be back again.

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Thank Inspecchi
Martinez, California, United States
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256 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Pros: per the title, a surprisingly wide selection of tourist information for the region, which includes Lake Tahoe. Helpful staff. Free cupcakes the time we visited. Cons: only one bathroom. Need to wind through town to get there from the interstate. Entrance is non-obvious, the secondary entry for this building, with parking a fair hike behind the building.

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Thank Cameron M
Martinez, California
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Went there twice as they were very helpful. Lots of helpful brochures and the staff people were full of suggestions.

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Thank Bill C
San Francisco, California
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47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The address I think I visited is actually 1103 High St., Auburn (that's the address listed in the email I received thanking me for signing their guest book, anyway). The parking lot is in back, and the door is hard to find- it's on the opposite side of the building tucked into an alcove. Got great advice, lots of information.... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Lots of info and advice about what to see and do in the area. Free maps of the area. Knowledgeable stadd.

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1 Thank Kay B
Monterey Park, California
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133 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Lots of brochures and maps, helpful lady at the counter. It is situated in the Old Firehouse. They also have souvenirs you can buy.

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Thank alkeni
Foresthill
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

A great new location. Lots of brochures and a knowledgable and friendly staff to answer your questions.

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Thank Tommie M
Auburn, California
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198 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

Great volunteer staff - and a ton of info from Skiing to Hiking to local events - spend a minute there and learn a lot about why us locals so love livin where we do!

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