El Dorado Hills Town Center
El Dorado Hills Town Center is the emerging downtown district of El Dorado Hills and western El Dorado County. This upscale shopping center features some of the best restaurants and eateries El Dorado County has to offer. You’ll find local and national retailers, a movie theater, hotel, gourmet market, fitness club, day spa, a public amphitheater, dramatic fountains and waterways, and broad public plazas. Town Center is built like a traditional downtown, with a main street where people gather, work, stroll along broad sidewalks, and enjoy lakeside dining and quality accommodations. The town center is also home to the California Welcome Center.
Red Hawk Casino
Red Hawk Casino blends a full complement of gaming excitement with the natural beauty of Northern California. It features more than 2500 slot machines, 60 table games, five restaurants, three bars, free nightly entertainment, and lighted covered parking. It’s conveniently located just off Highway 50 near Placerville.
Ride the Rails
El Dorado Western Railroad offers rides on vintage Inspection Cars on the historic Placerville Branch of the Southern Pacific Railroad. Every Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm you can take a 30-40 minute ride on the oldest railroad line west of the Mississippi River.
Dry Diggings Distillery
Dry Diggings Distillery is the first of its kind in El Dorado County in a very long time, offering distillery tours and tastings and a complete line of spirits and locally produced gifts for sale. Tours feature the history of El Dorado County, the historical aspects of the tasting room and insights into the distilling process and how Dry Diggings craft their exceptional spirits.
Home to a lake, numerous public parks, and a skate park, Cameron Park is a hidden gem for families and those seeking a new escape.
Once a mining camp during the California Gold Rush, its name came from a horse-drawn shingle machine near the springs at the camp’s western edge. Several historic buildings remain, along with a cemetery dating back to 1874. It’s also home to the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians.