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Welcome to Placer
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About Placer

Welcome to Placer County, where there is never an off-season. Made up of 1,400-square miles of the most beautiful and diverse geography in California, Placer County stretches from urban South Placer, through the historic Gold Country Foothills, into the High Sierras of North Lake Tahoe.

Placer features easy access for visitors and residents alike to experience a year-round mix of spring, summer, fall and winter sports and activities, outdoor adventure, tantalizing food and wine grown in Placer’s Mediterranean climate, world-class shopping, dining, arts and culture and more. Come see us and stay awhile. Or better yet, come again. You won’t run out of new adventures!

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Things To Do

Explore hundreds of miles of breathtaking national forest, parks and waterways. Indulge at award-winning wineries and breweries. Expand your horizons with a wealth of museums, galleries and performing arts. Shop til you drop at world-class stores and local boutiques.

All things Placer begin in the outdoors. Skiers, snowboarders, and cross-county enthusiasts - and families who like to frolic in the snow - revel in this winter wonderland. In summertime, it transforms into a wealth of sun-bathed lakeside and mountain activities. Whether you are a hardcore outdoors enthusiast, or a family looking for friendly outdoor fun, Placer has the perfect outdoor adventure for you.

Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries

Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries

Place to stay

No matter what your lodging preference is, Placer has it.
From five-star resorts, to family-friendly and convenient hotels, to quaint Inns, B&Bs, vacation rentals and camping, it’s all at your fingertips.

Placer also is an ideal location for weddings and corporate retreats, offering the perfect blend of outdoor authenticity with modern convenience. Staying in Placer will open a whole new world to you.

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Things To Do In Linkoln

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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Things To Do In Loomis

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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Things To Do In Auburn

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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Things To Do In Newcastle

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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Things To Do In Rocklin

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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Things To Do In Granite Bay

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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Things To Do In Roseville

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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Things To Do In Colfax

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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Things To Do In Foresthill

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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Things To Do In Dutch Flat

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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Things To Do In Kings Beach

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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Things To Do In Olympic Valley

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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Things To Do In Tahoe City

The Foresthill Divide is one of the earliest explored areas of California during the Gold Rush and some mines are still active today. The area is also a beautiful recreational destination that attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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  • Lincoln
  • Loomins
  • Auburn
  • Newcastle
  • Rocklin
  • Granite Bay
  • Roseville
  • Colfax
  • Foresthill
  • Dutch Flat
  • Kings Beach
  • Olympic Valley
  • Tahoe City
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