April 23, 2017

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Memories to be Made in Calaveras

Fishing on the North Fork of the Stanislaus

So often our best memories of a place are from some unexpected discovery we made while visiting. Did you come to Calaveras County for a quiet mountain getaway and discover a robust music and arts scene? Perhaps you came for the Big Trees and discovered a top-notch wine industry. Traveling..

April is Bursting at the Seams

New Melones Lake Angels Camp

Just as the lakes are brimming with spring meltwater and the green fields chock full of wildflowers, the month of April is overflowing with great ways to experience Calaveras County. Read on for our top ten picks for this month – and be sure to visit our Calendar of Events..

Murphys Under-the-Radar Wine Tasting

Murphys Wine Tasting Hidden Gems

You may have visited Murphys Main Street wineries, but have you ventured out to our vineyards yet? In this video, produced by Visit California, hear from our wine makers and winery owners about what makes Calaveras wine country so special. Hint: it’s not just the wine 🙂 Get the inside..

March off the Beaten Path

Calaveras County is known for its iconic natural wonders, wineries and fun annual events that keep folks coming back for their favorites. This March, we wanted to introduce you to a handful of ideas that might be off your radar, but will almost definitely be a chance for you to..

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..

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