3 Historic Gold Rush Towns near Sacramento

January 24, 1848, is a significant date in California’s history as it’s when James W. Marshall first discovered gold in Coloma! This sparked the infamous Gold Rush, and visitors flocked to the area in droves hoping to strike it rich. Eventually, the craze died down and many of the miners eventually moved on, but you …
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Top 5 Placerville Breweries on the El Dorado Ale Trail

Quench your thirst for a brew with a getaway at Eden Vale Inn and have a fantastic time exploring the El Dorado Ale Trail. The five breweries listed here are located on the trail and we highly recommend them, as all offer unique and delicious microbrews that set themselves apart with the quality of their …
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How to Enjoy the Best Hikes Near Placerville at Cronan Ranch

Stunning river views, rolling oak hills, and fascinating wildlife can all be found at the Cronan Ranch Regional Trails Park. If you haven’t had the opportunity to explore it yet, now’s your chance! It’s home to twelve miles of hiking trails near Placerville, CA, with options for every skill level. Whether you prefer a leisurely …
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The Ultimate Fall Getaway Near Sacramento

The changing of the leaves in autumn makes it genuinely one of the most gorgeous times of the year. As summer clothes return to their closets and jackets are brought out once again, a season of delights is only just beginning. It is a time for hot beverages sipped by a roaring fire and serene …
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The Four Best Places to Learn About 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. Discover more about the incredible mining history of this area and even take home some gold for yourself with panning experiences, museums, period reenactments, and so much more! Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park …
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Experience Apple Hill in the Summer

Explore the beauty of Apple Hill in the summer where the flowers are in full bloom and the vibrant colors of nature decorate the hillsides. There are a wide variety of activities that make a visit all the more worthwhile, including fruit and veggies farms, colorful gardens, and scenic views just waiting for that perfect …
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Top Insta-Worthy Flower Fields in Northern California

Spring is finally here and the land is sprouting anew with multicolored blooms covering the landscape. We’ve put together a list of some of the best flower fields in Northern California, that way you can spend less time searching and more time taking some amazing photos. The beautiful landscapes are perfect for Instagram, professional photography, …
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Top Summer Activities in Northern California

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a summer trip to the countryside at Eden Vale Inn. Refresh your spirit and experience everything there is to do here in Placerville and the surrounding area with our guide for the best summer activities in Northern California! There is a little something for everyone here …
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Winter Elopement Special

Book a romantic elopement with 1+ night’s lodging January-March and we’ll gift you our Wedding Night Bliss package to help you celebrate!

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