Explore 7 Best Places for Shopping Near Saddle Creek Golf Resort

If shopping is your thing, you’re in luck. Calaveras County is home to more independently owned small businesses and boutiques than you can shake a stick at. Read on to explore shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort—all within an hours drive or less.

1. Shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort: Copperopolis

Featuring a dozen independently owned and operated small businesses including boutiques, restaurants, an art gallery, olive oil and wine tasting, Copperopolis Town Square offers more than meets the eye. Built like a mirage rising up out of the desert, Copperopolis Town Square is a great place to shop on foot or by car, with nice shaded walkways and delicious treats like hand-crafted Yummy Ha! Ha! Ice Creams to round out the day. Visiting during the summer? Swing by on a Sunday to check out one of Copperopolis Town Square’s well loved farmers markets or family friendly eventsLooking for more to do? Explore Copperopolis restaurants and Copperopolis outdoor activities here.

Shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort

Instagrammer @amankaurco enjoying Copperopolis Town Square’s Charming shops and gallery

2. Shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort: Angels Camp

17 miles from Saddle Creek Golf Resort is the historic gold rush era town of Angels Camp, CA, conveniently located along Historic Highway 49. If you love strolling through historic gold rush era architecture while exploring independently owned shops, make sure to explore historic downtown Angels Camp on your next shopping adventure. From wine tasting at Greenhorn Creek or Vino Metate in historic downtown, there are plenty of options for grabbing a sip or a nibble along the way. Explore Angels Camp shopping and Angels Camp restaurants here. Traveling with little ones? Find kid-frendly Angels Camp restaurants here.

historic Angels Camp Kaedence Eaton

Enjoying the atmosphere of historic downtown Angels Camp

3. Shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort: Murphys, CA

Did you know Saddle Creek Golf Resort is just 30 minutes from Murphys, CA? Voted one of the top ten coolest small towns in America, this quaint historic Gold Rush era town is known for it’s charming gold rush architecture, walkable (dog and family-friendly) downtown, and for having not only great independent eateries, fine dining, and dozens of award winning wine tasting rooms, but also great options for craft beer, and nearly 40 independently owned and operated shops and boutiques all within walking distance. The best thing of all? There’s not a single chain store in sight! Explore Murphys shopping, Murphys restaurants, and/or Murphys attractions here.

Shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort

Instagrammer @brandito50 enjoying a family shopping trip in historic downtown Murphys, CA.

Bonus Locals Tip: In addition to their award winning wine, did you know Murphys tasting rooms offer a treasure trove of additional shopping options (beyond those listed above)? Whether you’re looking for hats, artisan cheese, or bespoke jewelry, our twenty-plus collaborative wine makers have made sure each tasting room offers something unique in addition to their celebrated wines. Explore Murphys’ tasting room shopping here.

4. Shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort: San Andreas

If antiques, art or history is your scene, just 30 minutes from Saddle Creek Golf Resort San Andreas offers a small handful of funky antique shops, as well as the largest museum and library in the county complete with old county courthouse and jail–not to mention, the Calaveras County Arts Council gift shop (located in the historic downtown district). Explore San Andreas shopping and places to grab a bite in San Andreas here. Visiting mid-week? Make sure to checkout the cute-as-a-button hidden gem known as Pickle Patch Deli and Garden—open Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 2:00pm.

Calaveras County Museum Complex, Shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort

Calaveras Historical Society and Calaveras County Arts Council gallery in foreground | Lisa Boulton

5. Shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort: Valley Springs

Calling all rockhounds, adventurous antique hunters and shabby chic enthusiasts—known as the tri-lakes area, 40 minutes from Saddle Creek Golf Resort, Valley Springs is at the crossroads of hundreds of acres of water and trail in the form of Lake Pardee, Lake Camanche, New Hogan Lake, and the Mokelumne Coast to Crest Trail. Take a break from the shops with a tasty treat from local favorite Villa Bakery along the way. Explore Valley Springs shopping, restaurants, and/or outdoor attractions here.  Visiting during the Spring? We recommend taking the back way to Valley Springs in order to catch the gorgeous scenic wildflower drive to be had along Jenny Lind and Milton Road. Get driving directions here.

Shopping Near Saddle Creek Golf

Discover shopping with a sense of adventure in Valley Springs. I Kaedence Eaton

6. Shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort: Mokelumne Hill

If you’re into experiencing cute, tiny, hidden treasures without having to go to far off the beaten path, you won’t want to miss Mokelumne Hill, CA 30 miles North of Saddle Creek Golf resort on historic Hwy 49. Known as the artist colony of Calaveras County, Mokelumne Hill’s cute as a button tiny-historic downtown is chock full of color and fun. With only a handful of shops (from art galleries to locally made nuts, and upcycled goods to a grand haunted hotel, award winning winery, and poolside parties), this town is for people who like their travels to stand out from the crowd. With most shops open primarily on the weekends, midweek Mokelumne Hill disguises itself as a quaint and colorful hidden historic downtown, but on the weekends it transforms overnight into a bustling and lively scene for art, food, wine, beer, and live music packed within a tiny and charming footprint. Explore Mokelumne Hill shopping, restaurants, and/or attractions here.

Shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort

Mokelumne Hill Shopping is a memorable experience in and of itself.

7. Shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort: Arnold, CA

With more than a dozen independent shops and artisan boutiques in the forested Arnold, CA you’ll feel like you’re a world away from California just 50 minutes East of Saddle Creek Golf resort. The original discovery site of giant sequoias, Arnold features dozens of miles of scenic cozy cabin lined neighborhoods, scenic drives and gorgeous 4 season trails, shopping in Arnold is perfect for the cozy at heart. On your way up, make sure to wind your way through Calaveras Big Trees State Park‘s gift store and museum—free with admission to the park. It’s not everyday you get to shop among giant sequoias! Explore Arnold shopping, Arnold restaurants, and Arnold attractions here.

Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Calaveras Big Trees State Park gift shop children’s area | Lisa Boulton

Check out our golf and adventure Calaveras travel itinerary to get the most from your golfing vacation, or make your own itinerary around these other Calaveras golf courses.

Looking for something in particular? Take advantage of the Calaveras Visitors Bureau expert free information service. We’re at your service 7 days a week via email at [email protected] or by phone at 1-800-225-3764.

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