VISITOR INFORMATION :

Mainstreet in Placerville

STROLL MAIN STREET

address: Main Street - Placerville, CA

What better way to get a feel of the history of Placerville than by walking downtown, where the streets are lined with nineteenth century architecture?

wine grapes on the vine

WINE TASTING TOURS

visit the winery weblinks below for more info!

El Dorado County Winemakers produce award winning wines. Take time to visit our wineries and experience the magic!  Book a tour today!​

Gold Bug Mine guests

GOLD BUG MINE

address: 2635 Gold Bug Ln, Placerville, CA

If you are still not over the gold fever, you can visit one of the old gold mines in Placerville. Gold Bug Park and Mine is the only gold mine in California that welcomes visitors.

Restaurant setting

DINING

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Classic diners, specialty restaurants, fine dining, and everything in between.

Red Hawk Casino entrance

RED HAWK CASINO

address:  1 Red Hawk Parkway, Placerville, CA

If you want to make like yesteryear’s gold hunters and seek your own fortune, try your luck at the Red Hawk Casino, which is owned by the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians. 

El Dorado Museum front entrance

EL DORADO MUSEUM

address:  100 Placerville Dr, Placerville, CA

The El Dorado County Museum gives people a peek at how life was back in the Gold Rush era.

map drawing of El Dorado county

CRAFT BREWERIES

visit the breweries weblink below for more info!

El Dorado County is not only an award-winning wine region. Its craft beer scene is on the rise, offering beer-lovers a variety of microbrews to suit all tastes.

Golf Course greens

GOLF COURSES

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Enjoy a round of golf with beautiful foothill forests and scenic high alpine mountain as your backdrop.

Gold Panning activity

GOLD PANNING

Eureka! There is gold in them hills!

The Mother Lode, which spurred the Gold Rush, runs through El Dorado County, so it should come as no surprise that gold panning is a popular activity here. It’s a great activity for all ages and is a fun and unique way to spend time on a beautiful stretch of river. 

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