Your Official Guide to Calaveras County
In the midst of California’s charming Gold Country and spectacular High Sierra is Calaveras County. Here, mountain sports, Gold Rush history and architecture combine with charming downtown shopping and casual culinary excellence. Add to the mix our inspired winemaking and thriving arts and entertainment and the combination makes for a fantastic family adventure destination.
Ranging in altitude from close to sea level in the foothills to more than 8,000-feet at the Sierra crest, Calaveras boasts such diverse ecological and geological landscapes that it’s possible to ski in the morning and play a round of golf in the afternoon. Interesting geology extends well below ground level too, forming three show caves and a natural bridge formation.
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As you go in search of authentic travel experiences this summer, Calaveras County should be at the top of your list of places to visit. With a hearty mix of the great outdoors and a local food scene, rich history and homegrown entertainment, Calaveras is a prime example of why the Sierra Nevada region has […]
While Calaveras County draws people from all over the map, this community is ripe with Millenials and Generation X’ers who grew up here, left to travel the world or study their craft, and then returned here to carve out their own niche. As the region’s economy evolves, native sons and daughters find new opportunities to […]
When people hear some of the records set by winners from Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee competitors over the years they frequently ask one question–“21 feet?? How do they get their frogs to jump so far?” (Check out the awesome National Geographic video below to get a slow motion peak at what makes […]
A recent look around Calaveras County revealed a bunch of new (and newish) establishments where you can get your fix for tasty treats, pick-me-ups, and home style cooking. It’s the time of year when travel starts to pick up around the county, so we thought you should have this list handy for those strategic stops. […]
The Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee is coming right up, May 19-22 at Frogtown in Angels Camp. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Rosie the Ribiter’s record setting frog jump of 21 feet, 5 and ¾ inches. We’ll be celebrating her World Record on Kid’s Day, May 19, when frog jumping is […]