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An afternoon in Placerville

Downtown Placerville. Photo: RedTail Photography

If you are looking to plan a trip to the Gold Country but don’t know where to begin, Placerville is the perfect place to start. Placerville has gorgeous scenery, an abundance of shops and museums, several wineries all in one place, and is alive with a fascinating history. Want to know the best places to go? We’ll walk you through the perfect afternoon in Placerville.

Tis the season: three Apple Hill™ Christmas tree farms to visit

Christmas Tree

One of the best things to do in Apple Hill™ this time of year is to go Christmas tree hunting. Instead of buying your tree at a local lot, finding your Christmas tree becomes a family event. Families come from all over the Sacramento area armed with warm clothes and hot chocolate to find the perfect Christmas tree to bring home. With 16 different Christmas tree farms in the area, there are a lot of trees to choose from!