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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6 ways to enjoy Apple Season without kids

October 12, 2016
Posted by: El Dorado County Visitors Authority
Category: Eat Play Tour Wine

While Apple Hill™ is known for its apple farms and family-friendly activities, you don’t need to have kids with you to enjoy the area’s varied attractions. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite things to do for adults (who may or may not still be kids at heart). So after you’ve taken the children around […]

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49 Free Things to do in the Gold Country during El Dorado Gold Week

August 28, 2016
Posted by: El Dorado County Visitors Authority
Category: History Play Tour

The Gold Rush is returning to where it began next month. The World Gold Panning Championships, which were last held in the U.S. in 1998, are a rare opportunity to experience international competition, Gold Rush history, mine tours, live music, and plenty more unique events that you don’t see every day. Whether you come for […]

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Hangtown Harmonica Championship – A Judge’s Perspective

June 24, 2016
Posted by: El Dorado County Visitors Authority
Category: History Play

Financial planner by day, fedora-wearing harmonica musician by night. Brian Souders, also known as Sunday Slim, has been playing harmonica for over 25 years. His skill and talent both playing and teaching harmonica makes him a perfect candidate for the judging panel at the Hangtown Harmonica Championship at next month’s Cowboys + Cornbread. We were […]

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5 Reasons You MUST Visit El Dorado County in the Next 365 Days

April 27, 2016
Posted by: El Dorado County Visitors Authority
Category: Play

Taken from the notes of an El Dorado Insider El Dorado County is still an undiscovered destination by many today, but it was wildly popular during the California Gold Rush. It is a year round getaway with diverse natural scenic beauty, fascinating historic sites, and fun outdoor adventures in concert with a new generation of […]

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