February 20, 2017

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What Happens When California Dream Eater Discovers Murphys’ The Red Apple!

California Dream Eater visits The Red Apple in Murphys California

When we heard California Dream Eater Chase Ramsey was coming for our Red Apple donuts we begged him to stay away. Hey, more donuts for us, right? Well, once we met him, we decided he was cool enough we’d be stoked to share our secret 100 year old apple stand with..

Valentine’s Romance – Calaveras on 3 Budgets

Valentines Romance on 3 Budgets

A photo posted by Go Calaveras (@gocalaveras) on Dec 27, 2016 at 11:14am PST We’re all about the “Snowmance” here in Calaveras County, and it’s the perfect time to experience a snowy winter wonderland with your special someone. Snuggle in to find the perfect Calaveras Valentine’s Romance option for you and..

10 Things We Love About Bear Valley

Instagrammer @daniellealyssa4 at Bear Valley

Here in Calaveras we love the fact that you can play above or below the snowline throughout winter in under an hour drive. Ski in the morning and hike in the afternoon! And this week is a particularly epic time to shred that powder! After having received 59 inches of..

Best Places to Sled in Calaveras

Bear Valley XC sledding

With winter upon us and more snow in the forecast, many of you will be heading to the mountains looking for a fun day in the outdoors and a good place to sled. It’s not unusual to see highway turn-outs packed with cars while families play on the nearby hillsides. It..

9 Awe Inspiring Facts – Pioneer Cabin Tree

Facebook user Selbee Crouch says: " I love this tree so much. My husband and I have so many memories with it, like when he proposed to me ❤ We will forever miss this gorgeous tree."

Via @lorillama: “Mourning the loss of this epic 1,000 year old redwood tree that went down yesterday in the storm . So lucky to have gotten to pass beneath her so many times through the years. The last pic I have of her … rip” ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀..

Top Ten Ways to Get Fit this January in Calaveras

Moaning Cavern walk tour

Welcome to a new year! It’s that time, full of hope, when we make all sorts of promises to ourselves to commit to get fit – or refit, perhaps. Let us help you make it easier with our top ten list of Calaveras-based activities for January to get you out there..

Winter Camping in Calaveras


Camping season doesn’t need to end when winter comes, it just requires a little more planning and a taste for adventure. Many of the upper elevation campgrounds will stay open as long as weather permits and will be half price due to seasonal water shut-offs, while the foothill campgrounds can..

Big Trees Park Wins 2016 Innovations In Tourism Award

Calaveras Big Trees State Park cabin exterior

Last month, our member businesses gathered at the Hotel Leger for the annual Innovations in Tourism awards dinner. This much anticipated evening is when the Calaveras Visitors Bureau recognizes an outstanding business that has gone above and beyond to attract visitors with new or unique ideas, products or services. Each year,..

Enjoy Holiday Magic in Calaveras

Murphys Holiday Open House Maria Camillo

Imagine stepping into a Norman Rockwell painting for the holidays. That’s the kind of magic we offer up here in Calaveras County when our small-towns are illuminated by fairy lights, lighted parades and Christmas-tree lightings. Here you’ll enjoy caroling, street musicians, free goodies from downtown businesses and wine strolls. To top it all off,..

2016 Calaveras Holiday Shopping Guide

2016 Calaveras Holiday Shopping Guide

Alongside our county’s sensory delights and natural attractions is a unique collection of retail shops featuring a wide variety of gifts – from handmade local crafts to everything you need for your next outdoor adventure.  And Calaveras County’s historic downtowns make for a charming, small-town-America shopping experience. With holiday season approaching,..

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