For those who enjoy working up an appetite during a hike, there’s nothing like rewarding yourself with a great feast and a cold drink after enjoying the trail’s views. Lucky for you, several El Dorado County hiking trails are a short distance from a delicious meal.
There’s nothing more delightful than driving through the Sierra Foothills and embracing the picturesque pastoral scenery replete with farms selling baked goods, cider, and wine from family-owned farms and wineries. Ahhh, the pleasure of spending the weekend with your family and friends, meandering along the winding roads lined with pines and oak trees.
If you’re planning a trip to El Dorado County this year, one activity that you shouldn’t miss out on is whitewater rafting. The South Fork of the American River is a popular choice. Not only does it have thrilling rapids perfect for beginners and experienced rafters, but the countryside boasts a rich history and some truly stunning landscapes.
Think you need a wine-cation?
Well, good news! El Dorado County has you covered.
Porridge with a side of freshly squeezed fruit juice.
Creamed eggs on toast.
Chicken and waffles.
Did this sound tempting? Breakfast is that meal of the day that can set the tone for the entire day. If you don’t believe this, recall the times when your mood got spoiled just because the eggs got burnt, your pantry ran out of milk, the pancakes were undercooked, or the coffee was well, just not right.
Ah, the good ol’ couples’ getaway. Basking in the sun together, sipping on piña coladas by the beach (or hiking up mountains, hand in hand), and posting photos on Instagram captioned “#couplegoals.”
Family-friendly fun shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. In El Dorado County, you can find affordable fun every day of the week that entertains kids of all ages.
We’ve got recommendations for a week full of fun activities that range from Gold Rush history to train rides.
Off-roading has become a popular activity, and it’s not unusual to see a caravan of Jeeps heading off to adventure here. But did you know that Jeeping got its start in El Dorado County?
El Dorado County’s wineries are small, independent producers committed to the region’s agriculture, producing local and exclusive wines from the El Dorado, Fair Play, and Sierra Foothills AVAs. Many are family-owned, with unique histories and stories to match their distinctive varietals.