El Dorado Stories

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

Categories:   Eat | Explore | History | Lodging | Play | Special Events | Tour | Wine

Three hidden gems of El Dorado County: wineries

Apple Hill apples Photo: Jill Nauman

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

Where to Stay in El Dorado County: Bed and Breakfasts

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

women tubing river in El Dorado County

Five ways to beat the heat in El Dorado County

Wildflowers along the PCT near Carson Pass, El Dorado County

Top Instagram hikes in El Dorado County

5 things every wine connoisseur should know

Join Us For Holiday Celebrations in Downtown Placerville!

Events throughout the holiday season. Visits with Santa, free stagecoach rides, the Festival of Lights, and much more!

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