El Dorado Stories

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

Popular pastimes after a record-breaking winter

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

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

Cary House | Placerville, El Dorado County | Photo courtesy of Tom Phipps

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

Family walking

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

Mt Tallac summit looking down on Lake Tahoe

Top summit hikes in El Dorado County

5 reasons why you MUST visit El Dorado County in the next 365 days

Five reasons not to miss Rocks & Rhones this May

Regifting no more – 6 unique gift ideas from El Dorado County

Halloween pumpkins with candles | El Dorado County Halloween Happenings

Halloween Happenings in El Dorado County

Top 6 Thanksgiving family activities in El Dorado County