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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
Description: A good resource for adventure travel in the area.

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Very helpful staff.

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2014
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Martinez, California
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Martinez, California, United States
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202 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 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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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 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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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 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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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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Monterey Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 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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Foresthill
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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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Auburn, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 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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