Hiking the Sierra Foothills

There are dozens of trails throughout the region. Independence Trail 10 miles out of Grass Valley is the nations first wheelchair...

Farmer's Markets Abound

Summer around the cities of Grass Valley and Nevada City offer more than a handful of Farmer's Markets to buy farm-fresh produce,...

Dining Adventures

Grass Valley and Nevada City, just four miles north are becoming an extension of the Farm to Fork trend that has not only intrigued the...

Wine Tours

A list of tasting rooms and local vineyards which can be toured by arrangement Tasting Rooms Grass Valley and Nevada City business...

Cultural Activities

A List of Places, Events, Activities around the Area The North Star House - A Mine Managers house built by Julia Morgan, of Hearst Castle...

Gold Mining & Local Parks

Empire Mine, North Star Museum, So Yuba River State Park Empire Mine State Historic Park The largest gold producing mine in California...