A couple browsing displays inside the Bernhard Museum

Your Ultimate Guide to the Bernhard Museum

Have you ever heard of a man named Bernhard Bernhard? The chances of that are unlikely if you’ve never been to the Bernhard Museum. And, believe us when we say that it is well worth a visit. This seemingly small attraction is bursting at the seams with history and fascinating tales. We’ll give you a …
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People making a wine toast during their Apple Hill wine tasting tours

Here Are the Best Apple Hill Wine Tasting Tours

If there’s one thing that California is known for, it’s excellent wine! You’ve probably heard of Napa Valley and Sonoma County, but did you know that some of the area’s best wines are also produced in Apple Hill? Located in the Sierra Nevada foothills, this beautiful region is home to several award-winning, family-owned wineries and …
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A dog named Sam enjoying the pond

5 of the Treasures Waiting for You at Gold Bug Park

January 24th, 1848, was a day that changed the course of history in California forever. Gold was discovered! It wasn’t long before people flocked to Placerville, CA, formerly known as Old Dry Diggins and Hangtown. They had high hopes and gilded dreams, and Gold Bug Park offered an opportunity for them to strike it rich. …
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Man panning for gold with a few nuggets

What You Need to Know About the Fountain & Tallman Museum in Placerville

El Dorado County is home to a rich history, and the Fountain & Tallman Museum in Placerville is your ticket to a journey through the fascinating timeline! The photographs and artifacts inside bring remarkable stories to life from the California Gold Rush and beyond. Step inside for insight into the life of miners during the …
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Audience applauding at the Placerville, CA, theater

Why This Placerville, CA, Theater Puts on the Best Shows

For some, there is nothing quite like a fun and relaxing date night at the theater. During your stay with us at the Eden Vale Inn, we invite you to catch a show at one of our personal favorite local theaters. The Imagination Theater is a small community theater that has showcased more than 50 …
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4 of the Best Ways to Experience Placerville, CA, History

Travel back in time to the California Gold Rush and experience Placerville, CA, history. Formerly known as Hangtown and Old Dry Diggins, this old mining town is chock-full of everything you expect from a small town in the Wild West. From old mines to Historic Placerville, history buffs will feel right at home here. The …
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4 Best Places for California Gold Rush History

California Gold Rush history can be experienced in 4 top-notch museums in Coloma and Placerville, California, right near Eden Vale Inn. Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park California Gold Rush history is the center of Coloma, California, where James W. Marshall discovered gold at Sutter’s Mill. The Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park has a great museum, outdoor …
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