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Grass Valley Travel Guide

Tucked soundly into the side of the Sierra Nevada Foothills, Grass Valley is a picturesque representation of the beauty of California. Surrounded by forests of towering pines and deciduous trees, the city is bathed in natural beauty despite being the largest metropolitan city in the western portion of Nevada County.

Things to Do in Grass Valley

Grass Valley has an abundance of fun activities and entertainment to offer visitors. Home to a number of scenic vineyards and wineries, the city is a hub for fine wine and wine-related entertainment. Visitors can visit any of the city’s wineries including Naggiar Vineyard and Winery, Sierra Star Winery, and Lucchesi Vineyards Tasting Room -- which offers a panoramic view and private tasting room with full table service and personable hosts. Art enthusiasts can enjoy strolling through the art-lined halls of the Louvre or make their own masterpieces at Asif Art Studios, Grass Valley’s make-your-own-art center and gallery.

A few other activities that are popular among tourists are spa days, catching a movie at the theater, shopping, golf, hiking, and swimming.

Best Places to Stay in Grass Valley

Most of Grass Valley’s visitors choose to book a vacation rental in the areas surrounding the wineries and vineyards, as they offer the best views of the city’s countryside. There is a vacation home to fit the need of every traveler, and each guest is guaranteed to love their stay. Rentals can be booked for short term vacations or long term vacations, making both weekend trips and month-long California excursions possible.

Best Time to Visit Grass Valley

To beat the summer heat, the best time to visit Grass Valley is from May to July, as the hot weather peaks around August and into the beginning of September.

Best Events in Grass Valley

The annual Cornish Christmas event that takes place in Grass Valley serves as a celebration of the city’s Cornish heritage. It features jugglers, carolers, musicians, arts and crafts displays, live performances, and delicious food vendors from all over the city. For Easter, downtown Grass Valley hosts the Easter Egg Hunt which includes a free pancake breakfast, face painting, a bouncy house, and family photos for $1- and of course, an Easter egg hunt for the children.

Things to Do for Families in Grass Valley

A fun family activity in Grass Valley is a day spent touring the city’s various museums: North Star Powerhouse Mining Museum and Grass Valley Museum, hosting exhibits and items related to Grass Valley’s history, the gold rush, and development since the booming 1930’s. Another family-friendly location in Grass Valley is Animal Place -- a farm animal rescue center that allows guests to hug cows, give pigs tummy rubs, pet goats, and feed the chickens. Visitors can also bring a picnic basket and have a picnic beside the animals. 49er Fun Park offers guests a plethora of fun, competitive activities such as go-karting, mini golf, arcade games, and sports batting cages.

Price and Availability in Grass Valley

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Grass Valley is in August, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Grass Valley is in the high season in July. Grass Valley has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Grass Valley tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Grass Valley tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Grass Valley

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Grass Valley. The hottest month in Grass Valley is June, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 25 ˚F. The wettest month in Grass Valley is March with 12.27 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.32 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Grass Valley

Choose the perfect vacation rental for your trip at We compare Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and others. AllTheRooms has 337 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Grass Valley, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A trip to Grass Valley can be affordable - our cheapest price rental is available at $15 per night. On average, an accommodation in Grass Valley will cost you $138 per night.

Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Grass Valley can pick from 183 places to stay that include WiFi. 40 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Choose from 8 places to stay that provide gym options, so you don't miss a single workout. If you're planning on getting to Grass Valley by car, be sure to choose from 196 accommodations that provide parking. We track 16 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 67 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

242 of the places to stay in Grass Valley have been rated by previous guests. They rated 79% as excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 84 places to stay right now.

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