The Man Cave

Need a gift for a man in your life? Then you’ve found the right spot! The Man Cave in historic downtown Murphys, CA. has gifts for all occasions. Hats, cigars, socks, wallets, games, and so much more!

California Cavern State Historic Landmark

Originally called Mammoth Cave, California Cavern was California’s first show cave and is its longest cavern system. Depending on the season, the guided cavern walk tour can be 45 minutes to 80 minutes long featuring an enchanting trail with beautiful crystalline cave formations in historical and recently discovered pristine areas. The cavern walking tour takes … Continued

Calaveras County Scavenger Hunt

We partnered with a company called Let’s Roam to develop a scavenger hunt smart phone app at no cost to us with the goal of driving more pedestrian visits to downtown Angels Camp to help support historic downtown businesses and give visitors more to see and do. In exchange, Let’s Roam charges a fee to … Continued

California Cavern Gift Shop

The California Cavern gift shop and visitors center offers lots of fun, interesting and educational merchandise for adults and children. Choose from rocks, fossils, games, puzzles and books and Gold Rush history items. You can also purchase an unopened geode, and crack it right here at the shop where you will be the first person … Continued

Moaning Caverns Adventure Park

Moaning Caverns Adventure Park holds California’s deepest cave chamber, where you can descend deep underground on a guided walk tour.  Gemstone mining at the custom flume system is always fun for the whole family and cracking geodes is a big hit with rock hounds of all ages. Reservations are strongly recommended for all activities. The … Continued

Mercer Caverns

Mercer Caverns, one of three caves in Calaveras County, is open for guided tours, year round. See deep underground in this cavern filled with a large array of cave formations like stalactities, stalagmites and flowstones. This cavern also won the Paris World’s Fair for its display of the rare cavern formation: flos feri. An early … Continued

Black Chasm Cavern, National Natural Landmark

Explore beautiful trails and chambers in this enchanting National Natural Landmark cave on 50-minute guided walk tours. See sparkling flowstones, stalactites and hugh clusters of rare, crystalline helictite formations.

Where to Cool Off in Calaveras County

California summers can get hot! Find fun and adventurous ways to cool off in Calaveras County this summer whether by walking among giants, exploring underground secrets, or taking a cool dip in a pristine alpine lake.

Stay in Mokelumne Hill – Weekend Getaway

This authentic Gold Country retreat offers a perfect weekend getaway for anyone who is looking to escape the grind and kick back at a leisurely pace. If you go, here’s how to make a weekend out of it…

A Romantic Getaway in the Sierra Foothills

There’s just something that makes us want to hit the road, get outside and waste away the weekend doing something fun and perfectly romantic. We’ve planned a perfect Calaveras getaway, so you don’t have to.