Historic and Outdoor Attractions at Placerville Vacation Rentals

Placerville vacation rentals are located in the High Sierra Nevada region of California. Once a rich gold mining region, Placerville has a strong cultural heritage. Visitors can also enjoy stunning mountain scenery and clean air. It is a great vacation destination for families and outdoor enthusiasts. In both the summer and winter, there are many different activities for visitors to participate in. If you want a more leisurely vacation, you can simply enjoy the great views from your vacation rental.

Gold Mining Activities near Placerville Vacation Rentals


There are many gold mining sites near Placerville lodging. Stop in at the El Dorado County Historical Museum near Placerville apartments. Exhibits include an old stage coach and other implements from the gold mining and pioneering days. At the Gold Bug Mine, you can pan for gold, explore walking trails and visit the Hattie's Museum. Take along a picnic from your Placerville lodging to enjoy at the picnic facilities there.

Winter Sports at Placerville Apartments


Placerville vacation rentals are conveniently located near to several top ski resorts. Ski passes provide access to some of the best ski runs in California. The ski season generally starts in early December and runs until late March, depending on the season's snowfalls. Placerville vacation apartments often get booked up over the December festive season as this is the peak ski season. Snow boarders and cross country skiers staying at Placerville apartments have miles of trails available in the area.

Summer Adventures at Placerville Lodging


Mountain biking enthusiasts staying at Placerville vacation rentals can spend their days exploring the many mountain trails. A good level of fitness is required for the challenging climbs and technical single-track sections. The trails are also open for hiking and can be explored independently. If guests feel like some whitewater adventure during their stay at Placerville apartments, they can sign up with one of the local outfitters for a commercial river rafting trip. Golfers visiting Placerville lodging have a number of top-quality courses to choose from.

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