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 way since the Gold Rush. Sobon Estate for example, is one of the oldest wineries in the area and was started in 1856. If you are a wine lover, this is great news for you because where there are wineries, there is often wine tasting. If you are looking to go wine tasting, take a stroll down Main Street. There, you will be greeted by a number of establishments, many of which are family owned, that offer wine tastings.

If you are a looking for a little bit of adventure, consider going on the Black Chasm Cavern Tour offered by Cave & Mine Adventures. This National Natural Landmark offers guests an enchanting view of natural formations such as flowstones, stalactites, stalagmites, and an impressive array of helictite crystals. During the summer season, the cave is open every day from 9am-5pm with tours of the cave offered throughout the day. The last tour will depart at 5pm. Each tour will last approximately 50 minutes. For more information visit

In Jackson, you can be a part of history through Gabby’s Gold Rush Tours. On these two hour tours, you can go behind the scenes and see things that most tourists never get to do. Along the way you’ll be able to visit mines that were used to mine for gold in the late 1800s, walk through the historic streets of Sutter Creek and learn more about life during the old days, see a gold panning demonstration and so much more! For more information on tours that are offered, visit

Have a great time in Jackson exploring Gold Country!

If you are heading to Jackson CA for summer vacation, go on one of the many unique tours. The Black Chasm Cavern Tour & Gabby's Gold Rush Tours are 2 of the best in town.
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