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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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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