El Dorado County Road Trips

There’s something about being out on the open road that invigorates our soul. The sense of adventure, discovering new places, seeing old favorites, and exploring new out-of-the-way hidden gems create life-long memories.

Four Unforgettable Road Trips

Fill up your gas tank, find the perfect road trip playlist, roll down your windows, and enjoy the ride. Discover four unforgettable road trips that will leave you full of happy memories and enough Instagram photos to make your friends and family jealous!

No matter what your taste or place in life, there’s a road trip for you.

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California’s First Road Trip

Gold was discovered in El Dorado County, and you’ll find history everywhere along this itinerary. See itinerary.

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Adventure in Taste, Rooted in Place 

Got a taste for adventure? Explore the bountiful backroads of El Dorado Wine Country. See itinerary.

Autumn colors in Hope Valley

Leaf Peepers Road Trip

Looking for Mother Nature’s autumnal fireworks show? This is the road trip for you. See itinerary.

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Hop on a Hog

El Dorado County’s quiet, winding roads are perfect for motorcycle road trips. And we’ve got the perfect itinerary for you! See itinerary.

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Upcoming El Dorado County Events

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El Dorado County Road Trips
El Dorado County Road Trips
Sunset in Fair Play

Community Events Calendar

October 6, 2022
9:00 am 2nd Annual Forebay Charity Golf Classic
10:00 am Gold Bug Park
4:00 pm Climate Stewards of the Sierra Nevada Foothills
4:00 pm Honor our Troops Spaghetti Feed
6:00 pm Smith Flat House Presents Pickin' on the Patio
6:30 pm 2022 Vintner's Gala - A Wine Pairing Dinner!