El Dorado Stories

What's cool, hip and happening in the County from the people who know.

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Weiner races at Placerville Oktoberfest, El Dorado County | Photo: Mountain Democrat

El Dorado County fall activities guide

Fall colors in Apple Hill, El Dorado County | Photo: Jill Nauman

Where to find fall colors around El Dorado County

6 ways to enjoy apple season without kids

Three hidden gems of El Dorado County: wineries

Apple Hill apples Photo: Jill Nauman

Planning a trip to Apple Hill℠? Read this first.

Visiting El Dorado County’s wineries

Striking it rich in El Dorado County: how to pan for gold

woman on one of Tahoe's mountain bike trails

Must-try mountain bike trails in El Dorado County

Apple Hill℠ Cake recipe: an El Dorado County tradition

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

Top 8 drinks to try in El Dorado County

Mt Tallac summit looking down on Lake Tahoe

Top summit hikes in El Dorado County