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Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
Owner description: Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is a state park of California, United States, marking the discovery of gold by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in 1848, sparking the... more Owner description: Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is a state park of California, United States, marking the discovery of gold by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in 1848, sparking the California Gold Rush. less
Attraction type: State Parks; History Museums; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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South Fork of the American River
South Fork of the American River
This river is one of the most popular whitewater rafting and kayaking destinations in California.
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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River Otter Adventures
River Otter Adventures
Attraction type: Sightseeing Tours; Bodies of Water

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Boa Vista Orchards
Boa Vista Orchards(Placerville)
Open Every Day in Beautiful Apple Hill, We Pride Ourselves on Welcoming Visitors and Locals Alike with Fresh Offerings, Friendly Faces, and Gorgeous Views!
Attraction type: Farms; Wineries & Vineyards
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Hangtown's Gold Bug Park
Hangtown's Gold Bug Park(Placerville)
Owner description: You'll step back in time when you enter Gold Bug Park! It'a a REAL mining site from the Gold Rush days. Explore the park and then the mining museum. Find your riches in the gem... more Owner description: You'll step back in time when you enter Gold Bug Park! It'a a REAL mining site from the Gold Rush days. Explore the park and then the mining museum. Find your riches in the gem panning trough. Be sure to visit our historic Stamp Mill and working Blacksmith Shop. Hattie's Gift Shop will be open for that special one-of-a-kind memento of your mining experience. Be sure to top off your visit with an audio tour of the Gold Bug Mine (see below; fee applies). Our Hours: April thru October: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Daily November thru March: 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM on Weekends Only During your self-guided audio tour of the Gold Bug you'll hear a California Gold Rush miner tell about the tools he used to get at that elusive yellow metal - GOLD! As you enter the 352 foot drift of this hard rock mine, you will feel the cool air brush against your face. Activity Suggestions: Bring a picnic lunch. Take a relaxing hike suitable for all ages along our dog-friendly trails. Check out the gold rush museum and perhaps stumble upon a lively blacksmith or a "real" 49er to share stories of the good ol' days. Gold Bug Park promises to be a wonderful experience for you and your family. Outdoor Pavilion rental available for groups of up to 75 people - suitable for summer graduations, family picnics, weddings, reunions, and more. For Schools: We offer educational and entertaining guided tours for both schools and private groups. Contact the park to bring your California history curriculum to life. less
Attraction type: Mines; Parks
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The Argonaut Farm to Fork Cafe
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Coloma
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Healthy, Vegan
Sierra Nevada House
Sierra Nevada House
Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Coloma
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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Heyday Cafe
Heyday Cafe
Ranked #1 of 116 Restaurants in Placerville
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sweetie Pie's
Sweetie Pie's
Ranked #2 of 116 Restaurants in Placerville
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Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cascada
Cascada
Ranked #3 of 116 Restaurants in Placerville
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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National 9 Inn
2.0 of 5
National 9 Inn
$57 - $99
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Placerville
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Villa Florentina
Villa Florentina
$173 - $213
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American River Resort
American River Resort
$150 - $220

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Historic Cary House Hotel
3.0 of 5
Historic Cary House Hotel
$90 - $226
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Placerville
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