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 June, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 23 ˚F. The wettest month in Placerville is October with 13.23 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.47 inches of rain.
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Browse vacation rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Bed and Breakfast and others at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 252 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Placerville, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Placerville is available at $10 per night. In general, an accommodation in Placerville will cost you $141 per night.
Those needing to get some work finished during their trip to Placerville can pick from 85 places to stay that include WiFi. We have 16 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Choose from 3 accommodations that provide gym options, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on getting to Placerville by car, be sure to choose from 103 accommodations that provide parking. We have 21 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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