Placer County’s climate and geography contribute to its quality of life.   People are attracted to this part of Northern California because of the ‘quality of life’ offered by the area.   Among the many attributes of this Northern California county are:

bullet The Sierra Nevada mountain range with it many ski resorts
bullet Rivers such as the North and South Fork of the American River with white water rafting and fishing
bullet Many state and national parks for your quite enjoyment
bullet Folsom Lake and Lake Tahoe
bullet Recreational activities including hiking, biking, camping, snow skiing, snow boarding, water skiing, horseback riding, and hunting
bullet Good schools
bullet Great shopping
bullet Arts, entertainment and fine dining

Boating, water skiing, white water rafting  and fishing in the summer, downhill and cross-country skiing,  snow-mobiling, ice-skating and sledding  in the winter — it’s all here in Placer County.  Hillside and mountain hiking and biking, lazy days on the American River, golfing,  camping and exploring, you don’t have to travel far from your home to find all these activities. 

Community activities and events in Placer County are scheduled year-round.  Each community has events that will entertain and delight you and members of your family.  You become part of the “hometown feel” and you may find that the slower lifestyle suits you.  Visit a Farmers’ Market, see a play in one of the Gold Country theaters, eat dinner at a fine restaurant, shop at many fine malls and markets — everything is here in Placer County. 

Fawnridge Winery
5560 Fawnridge Road
Auburn , CA 95602
(530) 887-9522 Green Family Winery
3420 Pine Ridge Lane
Auburn , California 95603
(530) 888-8866

Hyatt-Baumbach Winery
291 Auburn-Folsom Road
Auburn , California 95603
PH: (530) 885-6197
PH: (530) 305-0048


Mt. Vernon Winery
10850 Mt. Vernon Rd.
Auburn , CA 95603
(530) 823-1111  Ophir Wines
8030 Woodman Lane
Newcastle , CA 95658
(530) 823-8030

Pescatore Winery  
7055 Ridge Road
Newcastle , California 95658
(916) 663-1422

Rancho Roble Vineyards 340 Fleming Road
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 645-2075

Secret Ravine Winery
4390 Gold Trail Way
Loomis , CA 95650
Tel 916-652-6015  

Viña Castellano
4590 Bell Road
Auburn , CA 95602
(530) 889-BULL (2855)