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Recent Gold Country & High Sierra reviews

  • Great location; confortable surroundings

    "We've stayed in several Mammoth condos over the past 25 years, and this is about as good as one is going to find. The location is great; within easy walking distance of town, stores, local transportation, etc. The interior of the condo is neat, clean and uncluttered. (Whomever takes care of the housekeeping is doing an excellent job!) There were four adults in our party, two younger, two older, and one baby. The arrangement worked out well for all of us. Both downstairs bedrooms are spacious and comfortable, and the upstairs kitchen is as well-equipped as any you can find. We never got a chance to use the flat-screen TV or the hot tub, but they were there and ready. And, yes, parking was convenient and never a problem. It is pretty rare to find a decent place that will allow a dog, and even though we did not bring one we might do that next time we visit. We had a great time."
    Guest: Sean Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 21, 2015
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  • Amazing Home !!

    "This home was absolutely perfect for our stay. The location was perfect and our boys could ride bikes everywhere !! The master bed and bath is amazing and cozy !! The home is decorated beautifully and the home is very clean. I would highly recommend this home for your vacation !! Bill was great to work with. Thank You !!"
    Guest: Kim W. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 8, 2014
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  • Fantastic Cabin

    "We had a wonderful stay. The cabin was well maintained and the kitchen was well stocked for cooking. The property was beautiful and quiet. 10 minutes to Bass Lake and about 20 minutes to Oakhurst. The owner was very helpful and even recorded a football game for my husband. (We were on the road to the cabin when the game aired.) Now that's going the extra mile for your guests!"
    Guest: Amber Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 9, 2015
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  • Very nice condo

    "Our group of nine (5 adults, 4 children) stayed for three nights and were thoroughly happy with the condo. With the three BRs and the loft there were just the right number and configurations of beds. Plenty of eating space available. Very clean and all in good repair. Very convenient to the Red Line bus and a 5-10 minute drive to Canyon Lodge. I would definitely recommend this condo to friends."
    Guest: Mike C Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 19, 2014
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Gold Country & High Sierra Travel Tips

Like a Time Machine – California Gold Country Vacation Rentals

California’s Gold Country is a swath of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and foothill country, approximately 50 miles wide, and includes vacation rentals near Yosemite National Park, Sequoia and King's Canyon, cabins in Arnold and more.

The Gold Country is not just a great place for family vacations because of the spectacular geography. Gold country vacation rentals will take you back to the Gold Rush days as you visit places of living history. You can even stay in Gold Country cabins right out of the 19th century, where you can stoke your own fire for breakfast and get a dose of the "pioneer spirit."

In addition to the historic surroundings and old-style accommodations, there are all types of lodging available that are loaded with the modern amenities – many have comfy beds, full kitchens and bathrooms, living rooms, dining areas, wet bars, big screen TVs and more. Some of the rentals even include ski equipment for the winter and swimming gear for the summer.

Although there are hotels in the area to choose from, they don’t offer the vast choices of style and setting that vacation rentals do. One of the best advantages of vacation rentals is the privacy and space that they offer, and some are far from the commercial centers of towns, too, so you can really feel get "back to the land" in them.

The Sierras Offer a World of Activities

Step outside of your Gold Country lodging to discover a virtual playground with a backdrop of giant redwood trees and Mother Nature's finest surroundings. Gold Country lodging offer families a variety of options for extracurricular activities.

Take a trip below the Earth's surface at Mercer Moaning Caverns, just north of Murphys, where you can view giant crystalline stalactites, stalagmites and other amazing rock formations. Or visit the Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown, which houses one of the last authentic (and fully functional) railroad roundhouses in America. It's called “The Movie Railroad” as its cars and locomotives have starred in literally hundreds of film and TV productions.

The Gold Country is all about the sporting life, too. Golfers can take to the links at Mountain Springs Golf Club, Greenhorn Creek, Pine Mt. Lake, Forest Meadows and Saddlecreek Golf Resort, spanning the entire region. Tuolomne is great for fishing, while waters sports offer splashing good fun at such local lakes as New Melones, Pinecrest and Lake Don Pedro.

Don't forget the world-class skiing in the winter at Gold Country ski destinations Bear Valley and Dodge Ridge, and plenty of others just around the corner toward Lake Tahoe.

Gold Country Seasons of Fun, in the Snow and the Sun

Any time of the year is a great time to visit the Gold Country. However, the best times of year to visit for touring, exploring and enjoying the great outdoors are spring, summer and fall. Springtime in Gold Country is very agreeable for visitors, and can be quite colorful with the wildflowers in bloom. Summer temperatures can reach well into the high 90s.

Warm summers are great for water fun and paddling down the American River, but if cooler times are more appealing you might want to delay your trip until the fall, which offers breezy days but ever-colder nights as the season progresses.

Winters here are chilly and snowy, with some dark, stormy days. During the winter you will not see may visitors at the Highway 49 attractions, but if you are a fan of skiing, snowboarding or any other snow- or ice-related sport or entertainment, you can travel up to Calaveras and Alpine counties where the snow is perfect for all the winter sports.

Finding Your Way to Historic Gold Country California

From most parts of California you'll end up traveling west-to-east – on Interstate 80 from Sacramento, or Highways 50, 88, 4, 108 or 140 as you move south from San Francisco to Merced – to get to State Highway 49.

Highway 49 will lead you along what were once wagon roads that connected the mining towns along the foot of the Sierra Nevadas. The highway winds its way through the Sierra foothills, grasslands, rocky canyons, pine forests and scrub oaks, offering picturesque views. It leads you through such towns as Dry Diggins, Volcano, Hangtown (Placerville), Sonora, Columbia and Jamestown.

If you are flying into the Gold Country, then the Sacramento International Airport is ready to accommodate you. You can easily rent a vehicle from the airport and travel a short distance to historic Gold Country.

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