When to Go

The Gold Country is most pleasant in spring, when the wildflowers are in bloom, and in fall. Summers can be hot: temperatures of 100ºF are fairly common. Sacramento winters tend to be cool, with occasionally foggy or rainy days; many Sacramentans drive to the foothills (or the coast) for a dose of winter sunshine. Throughout the year Gold Country towns stage community and ethnic celebrations. In December many towns are decked out for Christmas.

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