The county seat of El Dorado County, Placerville is rich in history, culture and nature -- making it the perfect place for an adventure vacation or a relaxing break. The area is known for its mining past, as well as its friendly locals.
Every history buff should head to the Gold Bug Park & Mine; the museum includes a tour of an 1880s gold mine, complete with plenty of information about how it was formed and what life was like in the mine. Visitors can also go gem mining here, plus pick up a souvenir from the blacksmith gift shop. For travelers looking to get active, hire a raft and go whizzing down the South Fork American River. The river is made up of small rapids and is fast-flowing, so is a must for adrenaline junkies. Visitors can additionally go canyoning and camping alongside the river.
For the adults of the group, the Nello Olivo Winery, Placerville Tasting Room is a hot spot come the evening. Located in a stunning grand house, the winery boasts a wide selection of drinks from around the region, as well as a welcoming, rustic atmosphere. The winery equally holds event throughout the year, so plan your visit to correspond with one and meet fellow wine-enthusiasts.
Staying downtown in the city center is popular with visitors, as it means having quick access to restaurants and stores, as well as the largest selection of vacation rentals home. House in Pullman tend to include large living areas and multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, making them family friendly places to stay.
The hottest months are July and August which reach temperatures in the 90s and can be a little overbearing. The shoulder months of September and June are cooler but still warm, and tend to have fewer crowds, plus cheaper vacation homes.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Placerville. The hottest month in Placerville is May, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 25 ˚F. The wettest month in Placerville is November with 13.9 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 1.58 inches of rain.
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Choose the perfect rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. We have 246 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Placerville ranging from low-cost options to luxury places to stay. A trip to Placerville can be budget-friendly - the cheapest price rental is available at $10 a night. A typical accommodation in Placerville costs on average $141 per night.
Those needing to get some work done during their trip to Placerville can choose from 96 places to stay that provide WiFi. 19 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 3 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Placerville by car, be sure to choose from 118 accommodations that provide parking. We have 24 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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