Autumn in Nevada City and Grass Valley | Visit California

When gold miners poured into the Sierra foothills in the mid-1800s, they fought off homesickness by planting seeds from their hometown trees. That’s why Nevada Street in downtown Nevada City is decorated with century-old sugar maples and American sweetgums (liquidambars) that turn stoplight red in autumn. They’re show-stopping fall foliage champs. Take a stroll around…

Great weekend guide to Auburn, California-Foothills of the Sierras

Hi Guys, Many folks traveling along I-80 from the Bay Area to Lake Tahoe think of Auburn, California–about half way there–as a freeway stop.  Lots has changed since I passed through in the 70’s–stopping in for a beer at the legendary Shanghai bar.  The stories I could tell!  No longer a stop to wet your…

15 Best Things to Do in Auburn – 2018 (with Photos) – TripAdvisor

My favorites:  Old Town, Auburn State Recreation Area, visiting nearby Nevada City and Grass Valley to name a few.  Be sure to check out some of the lovely architecture by touring Historic Auburn along with its canyon neighborhoods, including Aeolia Heights and Robie point.  Contact me and I will be your guide! Things to Do…