Nearby Attractions

Our property is located near many local attractions and natural wonders. Whether you want to enjoy a scenic hike, brave the rapids of the American River, or experience the sights and sounds of the California Gold Rush, the perfect day is just a short drive away. Some nearby points of interest include:

Downtown Auburn

Visit the bustling epicenter of Auburn, CA. Enjoy beautiful, historic architecture, unique shopping destinations, and delicious dining experiences. For more information on businesses and events in Downtown Auburn

Historic Highway 49

Take a road trip through history on Historic Highway 49. With breathtaking scenic overlooks of the foothills and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, as well as points of historical interest tying back to the California Gold Rush, this is one joy ride you won’t soon forget.

Empire Mine

Experience history first hand from the bottom of a mine shaft at Empire Mine. This beautiful state park in Grass Valley offers guests the opportunity to step into the California Gold Rush and learn about the people and tools that helped make it happen.

Coloma and Marshall Gold Discovery

Coloma and Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park witness the spark that started the fire of the California Gold Rush in beautiful Coloma, CA. This historic state park was the site of the first gold discovery in 1848 and now plays host to a host of educational adventures and experiences.

Historic Downtown Grass Valley and Nevada City

Enjoy shopping, dining, and entertainment in picturesque streets that look like they came straight from a postcard.

White Water rafting on the American and Truckee Rivers

For those seeking an adrenaline rush, there are few things more exciting than taking in the majesty of Northern California while navigating the rapids of one of our beautiful rivers. Our park enjoys convenient proximity to the American and Truckee Rivers, so adventure is just a quick drive away!

Wings Grill and Espresso Bar at the Auburn Municipal Airport

Wings Grill offers a unique dining experience to all who visit. This amazing diner sits on the edge of the Auburn Municipal Airport, offering patrons great food while enjoying the excitement of watching small planes take off just yards away.

Sacramento - California State Capitol/Old Town Sacramento

Take a walk through history in Old Town Sacramento! This 28 acre stretch of water front property in California’s state capitol offers visitors shopping, dining, entertainment, and exciting glimpses into the rich history of the Transcontinental Railroad and the Pony Express.

Vineyards, wineries

Whether you’re partial to a good Cabernet, or enjoy a glass of Pino Gris from time to time, you don’t have to go all the way to the Napa Valley to enjoy good wine in California! The sierra foothills are host to a vast number of up and coming vineyards.


For those who don't "go for Merlot", Auburn is also home to a large collection of breweries! Whether you're in need of a great lunch spot, or looking to go on a hoppy tour of the area, Auburn has plenty of places to grab a pint.

Mountain hiking trails

If getting out and enjoying a peaceful day in nature is your idea of a good time, you’ve come to the right place. The Sierra Foothills are a veritable gold mine of great hiking and biking destinations, so strap on your boots and get out there!

Mountain Biking Trails

Auburn is known as the "Endurance Capital of the World" and the area offers countless trails for mountain biking enthusiasts of any skill level.

Donner summit and ski resorts

For those that enjoy winter recreation, The Donner Pass has everything you need for a great snow filled day trip. Visit one of the area’s wonderful ski resorts, or simply take a scenic drive.

Lake Tahoe

No trip to the area is complete without a visit to Lake Tahoe. This gorgeous, fresh water wonder is one of the world’s oldest lakes and boasts depths that range to over 1,600 feet!

The Ridge golf course

Enjoy a day on the greens at the best golf course in the Sacramento foothills. The Ridge offers a challenging course, amazing clubhouse restaurant, and beautiful scenery.

Black Oak Golf Course

Black Oak Golf Course is one of the best kept secrets of the Placer County area, featuring 9 holes of lush landscaping and challenges for golfers of all skill levels.