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Eat Local! Everything from the produce on the plate to the hops in the glass are grown nearby. In a region surrounded by farmland, chefs, winemakers, brewers and distillers have the luxury of sourcing from local farms and ranches. This abundance of fresh and in-season ingredients at any time of year makes for some of the most exciting dining and drinking options you’ll find anywhere. Placer County will satisfy!
Welcome to Placer County, where there is never an off-season. Made up of 1,400-square miles of the most beautiful and diverse geography in California, Placer County stretches from urban South Placer, through the historic Gold Country Foothills, into the High Sierras of North Lake Tahoe. Placer features easy access for visitors and residents alike to experience a year-round mix of spring, summer, fall and winter sports and activities, outdoor adventure, tantalizing food and wine grown in Placer’s Mediterranean climate, world-class shopping, dining, arts and culture and more. Come see us and stay awhile. Or better yet, come again. You won’t run out of new adventures!
From high-end world class brands, to vintage antique shops, modern shopping centers, and local crafts in historic town centers, you can shop to your heart's delight in Placer.
Placer County is one of the most accessible destination spots in California. Interstate 80 runs through the heart of the county, connecting to San Francisco 104 miles to the West and Reno, Nevada, 42 miles to the East. Historic Hwy 49 runs through Auburn linking it to the 170-year history of California’s Gold Rush towns and attractions.
Sacramento International Airport provides easy and convenient access to enjoy a Placer County getaway. With over 150 daily flights from 30 nonstop destinations throughout North America, your adventure is waiting for you to explore.
Enjoy world-class resorts, brand-name hotels and motels, luxury B&B’s, RV parks, camping, glamping and more. Whether you are looking for family-friendly travel, a romantic getaway, group travel, corporate travel or bringing your entire sports team, Placer can accommodate. Pick the perfect hotel or corporate retreat for your business trip, find a charming B&B for a family wedding or persue vacation rental options for every style and budget. Whether you want to be near all the action in town or tucked away in a cozy cabin in the woods, all the options are at your fingertips, including multiple small unique vacation stays available.