Calaveras Golf & Adventure!

6-Day self-driving tour

Saddle Creek Resort
Saddle Creek Resort

DAY 1: Arrival, Check-in & Dinner

Murphys Wine Tasting
Historic Downtown Murphys

DAY 2: Golf, Shopping, Wine & Food

  • BREAKFAST at Copper Grille
  • PLAY a morning round of golf at Saddle Creek Resort on their 18 hole championship course. Saddle Creek Resort is truly a golf resort for players and couples of all levels. The golf resort features 18 scenic holes and is ranked 8th by Golf Week Magazine for Best Public Access Courses in California. Only Pebble Beach is rated higher in California with five stars.
  • VISIT Copperopolis Town Square for sightseeing & shopping
  • CHECK OUT of resort
  • DRIVE 30 minutes to historic downtown Murphys
  • EXPLORE wine and food in historic Murphys- which features 23 wine tasting rooms all within strolling distance
  • CHECK IN at the Cottages in Greenhorn Creek
  • Optional dining at CAMPS Restaurant, Greenhorn Creek Resort
Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway
Giant sequoias at Calaveras Big Trees State Park | Lisa Boulton

DAY 3 – Explore, Golf & Big Trees Sate Park

  • BREAKFAST at CAMPS Restaurant, Greenhorn Creek Resort
  • PLAY a morning round of golf at Greenhorn Creek’s 18 hole championship course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr and designated one of California’s top 10 golf courses by California Magazine in 2015. This 6,740-yard, par 72 layout wanders through clusters of 200 year-old oak trees and over a once busy tract of underground gold mines.  Changing elevations along with natural and man-made hazards, such as a stone farmer’s wall, ancient Chinese oven and a variety of water hazards will challenge every golfer’s skill level.
    Lunch and CHECK OUT of resort
  • DRIVE 5 minutes to the Angels Camp Museum and see their large display of antique carriages and Mark Twain exhibit
  • DRIVE 2 minutes to  historic downtown Angels Camp for shopping & sightseeing
  • DRIVE 30 minutes to Arnold
  • CHECK IN at Arnold Black Bear Inn
  • EXPLORE Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Arnold
  • Play a twilight round of golf at Sequoia Woods Country Club, a challenging 18-hole course in a beautiful mountain setting. Guests at the Black Bear Inn receive golf privileges at this Private Country Club golf course. Nestled in the western Sierra Nevada at a 4,000-foot elevation, this course makes dramatic use of the local terrain, combining the natural meadows and slopes of the first nine holes with the narrowed, pine tree-lined fairways of the second nine. The resulting course brings golfers challenging play and fabulous views.
  • PICK UP picnic with wine from Black Bear Inn
  • DRIVE 15 minutes to Brice Station Vineyards for Shakespeare on the Vine with picnic
  • Return to Black Bear Inn.
Ironstone Heritage Museum gold nugget
Ironstone Heritage Museum gold nugget | Menka Belgal

DAY 4: Museum, Golf & Vineyard Tour

  • BREAKFAST at Arnold Black Bear Inn
  • EXPLORE Sierra Nevada Logging Museum, Arnold or hike part of the Arnold Rim Trail at the Logging Museum trailhead
  • PICK UP picnic lunch from Arnold Black Bear Inn
  • CHECK OUT of Arnold Black Bear Inn
  • DRIVE 15 minutes to Forest Meadows, Murphys
  • PLAY 9 holes of golf at Forest Meadows Golf Course. This 9 Golf Course offers some of the best golf in Murphys. Open to the public, just 4 miles east of downtown Murphys, this Robert Trent Jones, Jr. golf course features 2.440 + yards with 4 Tee Positions. The course weaves through towering Pines and Oaks and around Café On The Green–great for refreshments. The Café is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11 AM to 3 PM.
  • DRIVE 15 minutes to Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys
  • TOUR Ironstone Vineyards museum with its 40lb crystalline gold nugget (the largest ever found)  gift shop, manicured grounds & wine cave
  • CHECK IN to the Victoria Inn, Murphys
  • DINE at V Restaurant


Moaning Cavern Adventure Park Zip Lines
Moaning Cavern’s zip lines | Jason B Smith

DAY 5: Museum, Cave Tours, Rappel, Zip Lines & Live Music

La Contenta Golf Club Valley Springs
The fairway at La Contenta

DAY 6: Golf, Lunch & Return

  • CHECK OUT of the Victoria Inn
  • PLAY a round of golf at La Contenta Golf Club in Valley Springs. This beautiful course is shaded by large oak trees and depending on the time of year, you may see wild turkey and deer. Designed by Richard Bigler, the La Contenta course features a blend of meadow/valley fairways and rolling terrain highlighted by the dramatic drop of the signature 13th hole.
  • LUNCH at Old Pueblo Cafe at resort OR
  • DRIVE 10 minutes to Thai House Restaurant
  • DRIVE 2-1/2 hours to San Francisco