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Amador County Fair 2016

Jun 22, 2016
With summer nearly in full force, it is almost time for one of the best events this time of year - the annual Amador County Fair! This summer, come and enjoy the festivities while witnessing the historical, cultural and agricultural diversity that Amador has to offer. This year, the Amador County Fair will take place from July 28th through the 31st. This is a family-friendly event that you won’t want to miss! The theme of the 78th annual Amador county fair is, “Saluting the Heroes Among Us”. Throughout the event, there will be a number of fun events that... 

Top Tours In Jackson

Jun 1, 2016
Jackson is a city with much to do and see. It is especially a good city if you are looking to get out and explore the outdoors. If you are interested in learning more about the history of Jackson while also getting outdoors, here are some guided tours in Jackson that you can go on during your summer vacation. Stop by the Black Chasm Cavern, a cave that is known for its incredible amount of natural crystal formations that have formed over the years. Some of the formations that you’ll be able to find at... 

Summer Vacation Ideas In Jackson CA

May 18, 2016
A vacation to Jackson is unlike any other. Mixing together a charming, historic small town with opportunities to take in the grandeur of nature, there is surely something for everyone here. If you will be staying at one of the budget-friendly hotels in Jackson CA, here are some things you should consider when planning for your summer vacation. Jackson is located in the Sierra Nevada Foothills, which offers a unique environment that is perfect for making wine. As a result, there are many wineries all throughout Jackson. In fact, people have been making wine here all the... 

6th Annual Motherlode Cruise Car Show

May 4, 2016
At the 6th Annual Motherlode Cruise Car Show combines classic cars with classic wines as you stroll around Historic Downtown Jackson. Enjoy the fresh air as you take in a day of vintage cars, wine, must and art. What could be a better way to spend a weekend afternoon? The 6th Annual Motherlode Cruise Car show will take place on May 21st. Be sure to stop by! Travel back in time as you walk down the historic streets of Downtown Jackson while looking at over 120 vintage cars. Here, you’ll see it all; from muscle cars to Model Ts... 

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...