Your Official Guide to Calaveras County
In the midst of California’s charming Gold Country and spectacular High Sierra is Calaveras County. Here, mountain sports, Gold Rush history and architecture combine with charming downtown shopping and casual culinary excellence. Add to the mix our inspired winemaking and thriving arts and entertainment and the combination makes for a fantastic family adventure destination.
Ranging in altitude from close to sea level in the foothills to more than 8,000-feet at the Sierra crest, Calaveras boasts such diverse ecological and geological landscapes that it’s possible to ski in the morning and play a round of golf in the afternoon. Interesting geology extends well below ground level too, forming three show caves and a natural bridge formation.
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When people hear some of the records set by winners from Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee competitors over the years they frequently ask one question–“21 feet?? How do they get their frogs to jump so far?” (Check out the awesome National Geographic video below to get a slow motion peak at what makes […]
A recent look around Calaveras County revealed a bunch of new (and newish) establishments where you can get your fix for tasty treats, pick-me-ups, and home style cooking. It’s the time of year when travel starts to pick up around the county, so we thought you should have this list handy for those strategic stops. […]
The Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee is coming right up, May 19-22 at Frogtown in Angels Camp. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Rosie the Ribiter’s record setting frog jump of 21 feet, 5 and ¾ inches. We’ll be celebrating her World Record on Kid’s Day, May 19, when frog jumping is […]
You know that feeling of excitement when you’re flying into a familiar city and you get to see all the landmarks you recognize, but from a whole new perspective? Well there’s one day each year where visitors to Calaveras County can get a bird’s eye view of the Gold Country and it’s coming up […]
This month we’re giving a shout out to Calaveras musicians. Our county has long been a popular spot for concerts – maybe you’ve even caught one of the shows at the more well known venues. But aside from the great acts that pass through this area, Calaveras has a richly talented local music scene, and […]