Where to play on a snow day

January 19, 2017
Posted by: Jody Franklin
Category: Play

Winter in El Dorado County means snow…in some cases, lots of it. If you’re looking for places to build snowmen, sled in fresh snow, or have a snowball fight, you’re in luck. There are numerous locations throughout the region which are set up specifically for that. California SNO-PARKs There are 19 SNO-PARK sites along the […]

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Top 8 drinks to try in El Dorado County

January 7, 2017
Posted by: Jody Franklin
Category: Eat

It’s not all about farm-to-table, authentic, delicious food here in El Dorado County. We make a mean drink, too – actually, we make more than a few mean tasty drinks. You’ll find a wide range of libations worth sampling during your next visit. Poor Red’s Golden Cadillac This signature cocktail is made with the Italian […]

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Regifting no more – 6 unique gift ideas from El Dorado County

December 9, 2016
Posted by: El Dorado County Visitors Authority
Category: Play Tour

The holidays are a great time to show family and friends you care with thoughtful, curated gifts. But life is hectic, and while you always have grand plans, we know how things go. Last-minute shopping tends to focus on just getting something, instead of finding a gift that’s truly personal. Don’t be that person who […]

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Gold Country Ghosts: Top 7 haunts for spotting spirits in El Dorado County

November 6, 2016
Posted by: El Dorado County Visitors Authority
Category: History Play Tour

Since its Gold Rush days, El Dorado County has always welcomed spirited characters. Despite having departed long ago, many remain.  Some are unsettled, a few lovelorn, and others continue to enjoy a ghoulishly good poker game. While there’s no shortage of spirited places in the region, we’ve highlighted our top 7 spots for spooky history. […]

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Apple Hill Cake Recipe: An El Dorado County Tradition

October 27, 2016
Posted by: El Dorado County Visitors Authority
Category: Eat Play Tour

Fall is prime time to explore the ranches, wineries, and other places that are part of the Apple Hill™ Growers. It’s when you can indulge in all things apple, including donuts, pie, turnovers, cider, candied apples…and Apple Hill Cake! A longtime tradition, Apple Hill Cake is at its best when made with apples picked in […]

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Where to Find Fall Colors around El Dorado County

October 25, 2016
Posted by: El Dorado County Visitors Authority
Category: Play Tour

Leaf peepers, social media rock stars, and anyone looking for Mother Nature’s annual show of colors will find that in spades in and around El Dorado County during the autumn, where the trees explode in color from late September through early December. Those looking for the first colors of the season should head to the […]

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