El Dorado County Vistors Authority

Apple Hill members ready for visitors

Progress is being made in the King Fire in El Dorado County encompassing more than 95,000 acres of steep terrain in the Eldorado National Forest, Tahoe National Forest and Desolation Wilderness. Many businesses have contacted the El Dorado County Visitors Authority to help get the word out that their towns and businesses are open for business. […]

Celebrate cowboy culture

What: Cowboys and Cornbread Who: El Dorado County Visitors Authority Where: El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville When: Sunday, July 20, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $10 per carload or $2 walk-in fee Information: or 800-457-6279   Christmas comes in July for professional cowboys. It is their busiest time of year. They hit one […]

Meet the ghosts of Hangtown during tour

Since its Gold Rush days, Placerville has always welcomed spirited characters. Many, despite being long-departed, have remained. Some are unsettled, a few lovelorn and others continue to enjoy a ghoulishly good poker game. Placerville Ghost Tours, Gold Rush Tales, begins offering year-round ghost tours along the former Hangtown’s Main Street on Friday, Oct. 11. Mixing […]

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