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5 Family Summer Vacation Planning Tips

Plan Ahead We are a proud multi-generational destination. Our location has been offering family vacation fun long enough that many parents and grandparents bringing their children and grandchildren camped here when they were children. That means it’s no secret that we are the place to go for summer camping near the Sacramento area. Planning and … Continued

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Do’s and Don’ts of Camping With Your Dog

Do’s and Don’ts of Camping With Your Dog Do pack bug spray for you and bug prevention for your pup. Yes, the outdoors is an absolute playground for your dog, but fleas and ticks are also common there. If you haven’t already, discuss with your vet about getting your dog started on a form of … Continued

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Travel Through Time on the Gold Rush Trail

Must-See Sites Along the Gold Rush Trail Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park: Stand on the very spot where the first tiny flecks of gold were spotted by James Marshall, sparking the start of the Gold Rush. Empire Mine State Historic Park: Explore what was once one of the largest, deepest, longest, and richest gold … Continued

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Gold Country Hiking Safety Tips

Escaping the sweltering heat of the Sacramento area and taking in the cooler fresh air of Gold Country Campground Resort makes for excellent summer camping trips. That goes double for the tail end of summer. While temperatures can still get above 90 in the city, we have beautiful 86 to 88-degree temps. It’s still summer … Continued

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Make the Last Summer Vacation Count

Local Events Friday Nights in Summer – Pack a picnic and bring some lawn chairs for free Friday concerts from 6:00pm to dusk. The T.G.I.F. Summer Music Series features local bands in Amador County covering genres including Rock, Country, Folk, Americana, and more. Visit Amador Arts for a full schedule of concerts and locations. Every … Continued

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