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The Ultimate Northern California Babymoon

Have a romantic getaway in the beautiful hillside country of Placerville and enjoy some peace and quiet with the ultimate Northern California babymoon. Rest and relax on the peaceful grounds of Eden Vale Inn and enjoy quality time with your partner. Sit out by our serene private pond and read the afternoon away, pamper yourself …
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Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Kayaking Near Sacramento

When it comes to kayaking near Sacramento, the hardest decision you’ll have to make is where to go first! Just beyond the city limits are some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers, and hidden gems — and they are all waiting to be explored by you! From tours and rentals to the top paddling destinations, …
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Thrilling California Caves to Add to Your Bucket List

Water sports and wine tasting probably come to mind when you start putting together your itinerary for a sunny California getaway. Luckily for you, we have both here, but why not consider trying something more unique and exciting this time? Explore famous nearby caves to get interesting insta-worthy shots, make memories you’ll remember for a …
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Spring Break in Northern California Guide

Go on a charming getaway in the beautiful Gold Country of Northern California at Eden Vale Inn. Pleasantly warm and mild weather makes Placerville a fantastic destination for a safe spring break in California! No need to travel far when a comfortable retreat from everyday life is so close to home. We have taken extra …
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All of the Best Ways to Explore Echo Lake, CA

Echo Lake, CA, is a popular stop on the way to Lake Tahoe, and for good reasons! This small community is just over an hour northeast from Placerville, CA, and features many great things to do outdoors! This year-round destination has moderately challenging hiking trails, kayaking, fishing, cross-country skiing, and more. No matter what time …
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Saddle Up! Here’s Your Guide to South Lake Tahoe Horseback Riding

Gallop your way to the adventure of a lifetime! On your next visit, explore the beauty of the Sierra foothills in the most exciting way imaginable — on horseback! Everything you need to know about South Lake Tahoe horseback riding can be found right in this blog post. Our blog is filled to the brim …
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5 of the Most Romantic Things to Do at El Dorado Orchards

There’s nothing like fall time in the Sierra Foothills. The crisp air and colorful foliage provide the perfect backdrop for a romantic date with your sweetheart. Autumn also marks the beginning of apple season, which is one of the most exciting times of the year in Northern California! You can experience it for yourself at …
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Fallen Leaf Lake: A Hidden Gem That You Need to Explore

Known for its crystal-clear water and picturesque mountain views, it’s no surprise that Lake Tahoe attracts so many tourists year after year. However, most visitors don’t know that there is another beautiful lake nearby ⁠— and it’s hidden right in plain sight. Located just a mile southwest of Lake Tahoe, Fallen Leaf Lake is a …
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