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Wine & Cheese the BEST in Sutter Creek

Apr 20, 2016
Sutter Creek is known for their incredible wines that are produced on location. In fact, there are a number of wineries throughout the area that showcase the wines that are produced in Sutter Creek. However, at Sutter Creek Cheese Shoppe, they know that when going wine tasting, nothing is better than pairing it with some delicious cheese. If you plan on going wine tasting when staying in Sutter Creek, be sure to add the Sutter Creek Cheese Shoppe to your itinerary. You won’t regret it! At Sutter Cheese Shoppe, they have perfected the art of cheese. Here... 

The Wonders Of The Sierra Nevada Foothills

Apr 5, 2016
One thing that makes California so great is its unique mix of geography. From mountains to deserts, there is so much to explore. One of the jewels of California are the Sierra Nevada mountains. Stretching nearly 400 miles from north to south, there is so much to explore throughout the area. One specific area of the Sierra Nevada is the foothills. Here are just some of the many activities to do at the Sierra Nevada Foothills. There are many camping opportunities that you can enjoy around the Foothills. According to some, the best way to explore the foothills... 

Mining For Gold in Sutter Creek & Amador County

Mar 23, 2016
Sutter Creek and Amador County are filled with a rich history that tells a unique part of California’s history. A part of this is the history of gold mining in Northern California. In fact, gold panning is such an important aspect of California’s history that it is a part of the reason why this state is called the Golden State. Even though the gold rush is over, there is still a way for you and your family to be a part of history. Here are ways that you can still go gold panning in Sutter Creek and Amador... 

Dandelion’s Will Mark The Start of Spring!

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Mar 2, 2016
As we say goodbye to February, it means that spring is just around the corner and one of the best things about spring in Amador County is the coming of the dandelions! Starting in mid March until mid April, Amador County will be overflowing with beautiful dandelions as their presence marks the beginning of spring. Now is the time to get ready for Dandelion Days in Amador County. If you are wondering when to visit Daffodil Hill here is all the information you need. Daffodil Hill in Amador County is one of the best places that you... 

A Guide to Surviving a Long Family Road Trip

Feb 20, 2016
Family vacations are special occasions that allow for fun and lasting memories to be made. While road trips are fun experiences, long drives from one destination to the next can often get boring. It might also be hard to keep everyone entertained. If you have your sights set on taking a trip to a family friendly hotel in Jackson CA, here are some ways that you can survive long family road trips. One tip is to have each child pack a backpack. Inside each backpack, your child can pack it with whatever... 

Local Wine Tasting Ideas

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Feb 3, 2016
If you are staying in Sutter Creek or Amador County, it would truly be a shame if you left before visiting one of the many Wineries in the area. The Sierra Foothills is a well known region for having excellent wineries and Sutter Creek is located right in the heart of it all making it an excellent destination to explore the world of fine wines. Even if you do not know much about wine, the friendly professionals at these wineries will be happy to help. If you are looking to try some wines, a stop by Main Street is... 

Explore Jackson’s Gold Mining History

Jan 21, 2016
Jackson, California is a rich resource of early California history, especially when it comes to the Gold Rush. Jackson, California was one of the first places where gold was reportedly discovered on the West Coast. If you are interested in learning more about this fascinating time in Californian history, one great way to learn more is by taking a guided tour at the Kennedy Gold Mine. The Kennedy Gold mine is named after Andrew Kennedy, an immigrant from Ireland who discovered a quartz outcropping during the late 1850s. In 1860, he officially started the Kennedy Mining... 

Don’t Miss Music Legend Aaron Neville at the Jackson Casino

Jan 12, 2016
Are you looking for a fun night out with friends? Do you love listening to live music? If you are a fan of R&B and soul music, look no further than the Jackson Casino Resort. This family-owned and operated establishment consistently brings a variety of artists to grace their stage for unforgettable experiences. On February 6th, don’t miss out on seeing R&B platinum musician, Aaron Neville perform at the Jackson Casino! Tickets are now on sale. Aaron Neville was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, which should not be a surprise to fans of this musician as... 

Take Advantage of the Snow and hit the Slopes at Kirkwood

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Dec 24, 2015
One of the best things about winter is the snow! There are so many fun activities that can be had in the snow such as skiing or snowboarding. If you love challenging yourself and hitting the most adventurous slopes around, or you are a beginner still feeling your way around, Kirkwood is one of the best ski resorts in California for you. Come out this winter season and check out some of the best snow around. The Kirkwoods have a unique location that make them an excellent place for winter sports. they are located... 

Don’t Miss the Sutter Creek Parade of Lights this Holiday Season!

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Dec 4, 2015
With the Holiday Season now in full swing, festive events will be happening around every corner. One such event that is sure to get everyone in the joyful spirit is the annual Parade of Lights. Be sure to come to this community wide event to see everything from school buses to horses in this parade that will light up the night! The Sutter Creek Parade of Lights will be on December 12th, don’t miss out on what is sure to be a great event and book a room in one of the hotels in...