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Placerville Things to Do

  • Wine Tasting at Boeger Winery

    A few miles North along Highway 50 is the Boeger Winery. It is a very comfortable winery to visit and there are ample picnic areas inside to bring a lunch, buy some wine at the winery and enjoy a wonderful day. Better than that, the wines are quite good. We especially enjoyed the Barbera and the varietal Milagro.

  • Information - El Dorado County Chamber...

    The El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce is located in downtown Placerville. It is a good place to go for information on the town, the whole county, sites to see, businesses, etc. It is also itself located in an historic old building.

  • The Bell Tower

    In the heart of downtown Placerville, in the "PLaza" area at the intersection of Main St and Stage Coach Alley, is probably one of the most famous sites of the town, the Bell Tower erected to provide warning for fires. It was apparently ordered from England, where it was was in 1860, arrived in Placerville in 1865, and erected on this spot. The old...

  • Old City Hall

    Placerville's old city hall, on Main St. just below the courthouse, was built in 1860. Originally, it was the fire station for the "Confidence" fire company but it was turned into city hall in about 1902. "Confidence" is still emblazoned on the front of the building.

  • El Dorado County Courthouse

    Since Placerville, although no longer the largest town in El Dorado County, is the county seat, the local Superior Court courthouse is here. Located at a prominent spot on Main Street in the higher part of downtown, it commands, and is visible from, much of Main Street. It was built in 1912 and replaced the earlier courthouse. The interior was...

  • What to do in Placerville, CA

    Art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants line Main Street. Allow time to discover interesting artifacts from the city's past, starting from the time when now-bustling Placerville was best-known as "Hangtown".On Main Street, be sure to visit Placerville Hardware, the Bell Tower, Pearson's Soda Works, the old Court House, the Ziesz Brewery ruins,...


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Placerville Restaurants

  • Good Thai food in Placerville

    We ate at this restaurant in April, 2013. Place has no real character outside but has a nice Asian theme inside. Prices are very reasonable and the food is very good to excellent. Service was prompt though not exactly cheerful. Atmosphere is very pleasant. Would definitely dine hear again next time in Placerville. This is a bit of a chain with...

  • Bring lots of Dough

    I believe this is the original Z Pie restaurant but I am not certain. We have dined at this establishment numerous times over the years. They offer a wide variety of meat and seafood and pies and a couple vegetarian pies also. All pies are single serving size which seem to have gotten smaller over the years but I can't verify that. They are rather...

  • I enjoyed dining out in the...

    I enjoyed dining out in the Placerville area. One of our favorite places was located in Pollock Pines. This place served wonderful Mexican cuisine in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Observe.......... :)


Placerville Off The Beaten Path

  • Most people miss the Llamas...

    Most people miss the Llamas while in Placerville. You can get private lessons at Crystal Springs Llamas. They are located at:2478 Rimrock Rd.Placerville CA. 95667Telephone:530-642-1120

  • Four hours north of...

    Four hours north of Placerville is Mt. Shast. One of the many volcanic mountains between California, Oregon and Washington. The elevation of this volcano is approximately 14100 feet. One day I will join the group of individuals that have hiked and climbed this mountain.

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