El Dorado Stories

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

Apple Hill apples Photo: Jill Nauman

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

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

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

Apple Hill℠ Cake recipe: an El Dorado County tradition

woman on one of Tahoe's mountain bike trails

Must-try mountain bike trails 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

Family walking

Top family-friendly and ADA accessible hiking trails in El Dorado County

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

south fork american river whitewater rafting

Early season river rafting specials on the South Fork of the American River