Destination guide

Historical Placerville will entice you

Take a holiday to Placerville and enjoy the area's history, wineries and museums. This city's aquarium, shopping and seafood restaurants draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, Vrbo has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Placerville

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Placerville a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • El Dorado County Fairgrounds (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Apple Mountain Golf Resort (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Cielo Estate (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Windwalker Vineyard (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Perry Creek Winery (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Bass Lake Golf Course (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Placerville

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Placerville is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hangtown's Gold Bug Park and Mine (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lumsden Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Eldorado National Forest (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Pollock Pines Recreation Park (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Sly Park Campground (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Granite Bay Beach (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Placerville

Fly into Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.), the closest airport, located 42.7 mi (68.8 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Placerville?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 97 vacation rentals near Placerville. From 76 houses to 17 cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Placerville for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Placerville?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Placerville. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lumsden Park: 96 vacation rentals
  • El Dorado County Fairgrounds: 135 vacation rentals
  • Bell Tower: 113 vacation rentals
  • Hangtown's Gold Bug Park and Mine: 128 vacation rentals
  • Kids Quest: 156 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Placerville listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Placerville?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 76 Houses in Placerville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Placerville include:

  • Cabins: 17 rentals available
  • Cottages: 17 rentals available
  • Flats: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Placerville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in Placerville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.