You’ll hear the furious, highway-like roar long before you catch sight of Hidden Falls, a wide wall of… Read more.
Auburn Welcome Center
Auburn Welcome Center
Each of the California Welcome Centers scattered throughout the state are staffed with personal travel concierges. These knowledgeable experts are ready to provide information that will enhance and enrich your visit including suggestions on where to eat, what to see, and where to stay. Welcome Centers also offer free maps and brochures on local attractions and things to see and do.
Placer County is paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, wine connoisseurs, epicureans and history buffs alike. Though Placer County is famous for its rich Gold Rush history, there is as much “gold” in the modern day activities as the famous American River that flows through the canyons.
In Placer County you can hike among pine trees, raft the glorious rivers, mountain bike in the endurance capital of the world and then picnic under live oaks with a bottle of Mediterranean style wine all in one day.
If it is a leisurely pace you desire, sip wine at an award winning winery in the central county communities of Auburn, Newcastle and Loomis, tee up at one of the many pristine golf courses or sail the emerald waters of North Shore Lake Tahoe. And finally, if history is what you are looking for, Placer County is rich with a bounty of museums and historic sites.
Allow the past to catch up with you as you visit our many antique shops and unique museums. Let a drive through this rich agricultural lands refresh and revitalize you. Feel pride in the heritage as you attend one of the fine festivals.
Seek the quiet serenity of nature on one of the many wilderness peaks, or the thrill of a lifetime as you ski down one of Lake Tahoe’s mountains.
Outdoor enthusiasts thrill at the county’s abundance of year-round recreational activities while others marvel at the array of galleries, theaters, musical and festival events.
Shoppers love the large selection of boutiques, specialty shops and farmer’s markets. Everyone enjoys the variety of restaurant choices from fine cuisine to family style dining, and the range of lodging and accommodations from the luxurious to quaint and romantic.
Whether you come for lunch or a lifetime, you are invited to visit and discover Placer County for yourself.
Hours: Monday thru Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Well-behaved dogs allowed on leash in Welcome Center with their owner
• Area near Welcome Center for dog to walk or run
• Dog water bowl available at Welcome Center