Visitor Information

Visit El Dorado Visitor Center – Placerville

California Welcome Center – El Dorado Hills

Getting Here

Driving from San Francisco:

To Placerville: 130 miles, 2 hours
To South Lake Tahoe: 188 miles, 3.25 hours

Driving from Los Angeles:

To Placerville: 425 miles, 6 hours
To South Lake Tahoe: 440 miles, 7.25 hours

Arriving at Sacramento Airport:

Flight Schedules — Sacramento County Airport System

Driving from Sacramento Airport:

To Placerville: 55 miles, 1 hour
To South Lake Tahoe: 115 miles, 2 hours

Amtrak Train Service

Amtrak California offers one daily motor coach round trip to the Transit Center in Placerville on their way between South Lake Tahoe and the Sacramento train station. For train or coach travel, call AMTRAK at (800) 872-7245 or visit their website.

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Flying into Placerville Airport (PVF):
Telephone: (530) 622-0459

Flying into Cameron Park Airport:
Telephone: (916) 231-0103

Flying into Georgetown Airport:
Telephone: (530) 333-0810

Lake Tahoe Airport:
Telephone: (530) 542-6180

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