Early Season River Rafting Specials on the South Fork of the American River

April 21, 2017
Posted by: El Dorado County Visitors Authority
Category: Play

Whitewater enthusiasts are rejoicing after 2017’s record-breaking winter.  The wettest winter ever recorded in the High Sierra translates to amazing rafting conditions in El Dorado County – possibly the best conditions in the past twenty-five years! Whether you’re a seasoned rafter seeking whitewater thrills or have never ever been on a river rafting trip, you […]

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Popular past times after a record-breaking winter

March 31, 2017
Posted by: El Dorado County Visitors Authority
Category: Hiking Play

What a winter we had! After five long years of drought conditions, Mother Nature took a U-turn, packing a winter wallop that we haven’t seen for years. Some nearby ski resorts have announced they will stay open until July thanks to the record-breaking snowfall in the mountains. Streams, rivers, and lakes are full, waterfalls and […]

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5 Reasons to Ski Lake Tahoe this winter

January 22, 2017
Posted by: El Dorado County Visitors Authority
Category: Play

Have you heard? The Lake Tahoe ski resorts have received over 40 feet of snow this season (and counting). Conditions are fantastic, and all ski resorts are 100% open! Throw in the jaw-dropping views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding peaks, the variety of ski resorts to choose from, and the great values, and you […]

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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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