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Historic Jamestown is home to excellent restaurants, antique and collectible shops, wine tasting, a gallery for local artists and artisans, historic hotels, unique shops, a cigar bar, Rocca Park, the movie Walk of Fame, Railtown 1897 State Park and seasonal special events.
Jamestown Railtown Motel
One block off Main St., walking distance to Railtown 1897 State Park, gift and antique shops and fine restaurants. Pool, private parking lot, AC, TV, refrigerator, microwave. Eight units with whirlpool tubs.
The Jamestown Hotel
A fully remodeled Landmark Hotel, in the Gold Country of northern California foothills. Built in 1858, features full restaurant and bar. Eight rooms, fully air conditioned. This grand hotel was brought up to today's standards in 2014 and still kept the old feel of the 1850's.
Visit Jamestown, California
Jamestown is located on the Highway 108/49 corridor and is the first town you encounter when entering Tuolumne County from the west. It’s the spot where gold was first discovered in the County. Several of the town’s buildings that date back to the 1870s and 1880s are occupied by quaint...
Subway Jamestown
Subway is one of the fastest growing franchises in the world. We are proud to be selected #1 by customers.
JAMESTOWN, Calif. – In compliance with all state, city, and county guidelines related to outdoor museums, the exterior grounds and on-site store at Railtown 1897  State Historic Park (SHP) have reopened for visitors to experience and enjoy. Perfect for leisurely self-guided tours, bring-your-own-picnics on the sprawling Roundhouse lawn, and shopping...
Chip's Chevron
On Highway 108 in Jamestown. Fill all your travel needs starting with the gas. Pump your own and stop in the well supplied mini-mart for all your beverage and snack food, wants, needs and a car wash.
The Service Station
Located in historic Jamestown in a building over 120 years old. We have a few "friendly ghosts" who we periodically hear talking & laughing. Serves lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. 14 craft beers on tap along  with local wines served at our beautiful historic bar. We are family-friendly with a...
Miners Motel
On Hwy 49/108 between Sonora and Jamestown. Quiet off-highway lodging,  beautifully landscaped garden setting with panoramic views from each  room. Peaceful and pleasant - check us out!
Dining with a group? Whether it’s a corporate retreat, family reunion, or a party with friends, Tuolumne County has a wide variety of restaurants that will bring some local flavor to your travels. Here’s a few favorite dining spots that are sure to make your experience a breeze.
Tuolumne County is loaded with incredibly preserved historic hotels. With buildings dating back to the late 1800s, it’s no surprise that chilling vibes, spooky stories, and shadows are said to lurk about in some of Tuolumne County’s oldest hotels. Book your stay… if you dare.
Tuolumne County welcomes dogs that adventure! Bring your fun-loving pup along with you and explore Tuolumne County’s Jamestown. This historic Gold Country town has hiking trails, attractions, lodging and even a few restaurants that are more than happy to let your pet enjoy your vacation with you. Here’s a few...
Tuolumne County Transit
Weekend and holiday service from Jamestown/Sonora to Pinecrest Lake availalble. Click here for details.We go there, we get you there! Railtown, Columbia State Park, or Dodge Ridge. Tuolumne County Transit has fixed routes weekdays throughout the county. Visit our website for schedules and more information.
Highway 120 Outdoor Exploration
Highway 120 is the path for the explorer. Behold the beauty of Yosemite National Park’s less explored Tuolumne Meadows and mountain peaks along Tioga Pass, Highway 120. From the adrenaline rush of whitewater rafting to hiking through ancient sequoias, Highway 120 is there for you, if you are up for...
Welcome to Wander Wednesdays! Where each week we highlight a business in Tuolumne County that is new, adaptive, or inspiring to bring a little brightness to your day. Let us wander Tuolumne County for you! 
The Wild Rose
The Wild Rose is home to 100 local artists and crafters in Jamestown California. a great eclectic collection of gift ideas for you to choose from. We also serve delicious espresso coffee. Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sun 8am-5pm
The Rawhide Saloon
Visit this iconic Western saloon located in the heart of historic Jamestown. Known for its spacious dance floor, award winning bloody mary's, and pool tables. Happy Hour weekdays 1p-6p. $2.50 domestic 16oz draft, $3.00 well drinks.
Country Inn Sonora
Newly remodeled, 2018. Easily accessible location close to Columbia, Jamestown and Dodge Ridge. In-room coffee, cable TV. Relax and savor the foothill  atmosphere at this idyllic country inn with quality restaurants nearby.
Tuolumne County is the adventurers’ dream come true for all things outdoors, including stargazing. Explore California’s Yosemite, Gold Country, and High Sierra by day, and an astronomical sky full of stars by night. Find breathtaking scenic night skies in Tuolumne County’s rural areas.
A 4 Day Tuolumne County Exploration
Tuolumne County has so much to do and see, and you don't want to miss any of it. Set out on this 4-day getaway to explore Yosemite, Gold Country and the High Sierra.
Valentine's Dinner at the Historic National Hotel
Spoil your loved one with a gourmet Valentine’s Day dinner at The National in downtown Jamestown.  Call us at (209) 984-3446 to make your reservation.
Tuolumne County is full of hidden gem destinations and unique attractions. Sprinkled throughout Tuolumne County, murals are picturesque works of art that are perfect little stops to add to your Tuolumne County itinerary.
Coldwell Banker Twain Harte Realty
We are in the heart of the Sierras in downtown Twain Harte. Serving Tuolumne County’s vacation and second home market - Jamestown to Pinecrest. Why visit when you can afford to own?
Gold Country 49er Adventure
Adventure like a 49er on Historic Highway 49. It winds its way through the foothills of the Sierra marked by the influential towns of Tuolumne County that flourished during the Gold Rush. Perfect for little ones, history buffs, or those looking to strike it big and find gold.
Discover California's Gold Country
Tuolumne County’s Gold Country is rich and alive with thriving Gold Rush towns such as Jamestown, Sonora and Columbia.Tuolumne County’s Gold Country offers an authentic Gold Rush experience with its rich, lively and thriving historic towns such as Jamestown, Sonora and Columbia that bring the Old West back to life....
Gianelli Vineyards
Our wines speak Italian! 16 estate grow, Italian varietals produced and bottled, at our winery in Historic Jamestown. Now booking vineyard weddings! Tasting room lounge & picnic area open Wednesday-Thursday 1-6pm, Friday and Saturday 12-8pm, Sunday 12-5pm.
America's Best Value Inn Royal Carriage
Convenience of a hotel with the charm of a Victorian bed and breakfast, located in the beautiful and historic California Mother Lode Gold Country. Relax on our balcony overlooking Jamestown's Main St., or enjoy our beautiful garden from the back porch.
March
Here in Tuolumne County, we are fortunate to have a very long wildflower season thanks to our varying elevations. In fact, you can catch wildflowers here from March to September so long as you know where to go. We have put together some insider tips for catching that perfect shot...
Tuolumne County Casinos
A jackpot is ready to happen in Gold Country! Find 24-hour full gaming action at Black Oak Casino Resort in the town of Tuolumne and slots and Bingo at Chicken Ranch Casino in Jamestown.
The Palm Hotel
The Palm Hotel invites you to come and stay with us, whether on business, a romantic getaway, or visiting family and friends. The Palm is your home away from home. All antique and charming Victorian style rooms. Some with claw tubs. Walking distance to downtown Jamestown restaurants, gift shops and...
Going on an awesome adventure can sound like you need to pack everything but the kitchen sink. Don’t worry about filling your car with gear, travel light and let us do the heavy lifting. No gear, no problem. Don’t let it stand in the way of having the adventure you...
The weather is cooling down and our calendars are filling up with fun fall festivals all autumn long, in Tuolumne County. Whether you’re wandering through an organic apple orchard or searching for the perfect pumpkin in a seasonal patch, you are sure to have an unforgettable fall vacation at these...
Experience a winter like never before, in Tuolumne County, where winter wonders await and adventurous memories are made. This year, we're celebrating 25 days of authentic holiday adventures in Yosemite National Park, Gold Country, and the High Sierra.
Temperatures drop, snow covers the High Sierra Mountain peaks, Jack Frost kisses the rolling hills, and streets are bright with holiday lights as Tuolumne County transforms into the most magical holiday destination.
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Looking for big fun on a tight budget? Tuolumne County is full of FREE activities for everyone. Start planning a priceless memory making vacation with these 12 unique things to do around Yosemite, Gold Country, and the High Sierra.
A fall bucket list would be incomplete without "Trick Or Treating," so treat yourself to a spooky adventure in Tuolumne County, this Halloween. Here's a few of our favorite designated spots for candy collecting and creepy cool fun for all ages.
Ways to Play on a Rainy Day in Tuolumne County
The rain will go away, but in the meantime, here are some things to help you enjoy your stay. 1. Shop Like a Local Don't let the rain stop you from exploring the ins and outs of the historic towns of Sonora, Jamestown and Columbia. Wander collectable, antique shops, or browse...
Hike to a waterfall in Yosemite National Park, go horseback riding in the High Sierra back country, or relax on a wine tasting adventure in the Gold Country foothills. Room with a view? We got those! Tuolumne County is a mecca for rejuvenating adventures, offering stress-free accommodation prices you will love. Get ready to...
5 Reasons to Visit Tuolumne County this Spring
Tuolumne County sings a song of spring as the flower covered, green earth and snow-melt filled rivers come to life with opportunities of adventure. We've put together a list of some seasonal MUSTS that will have you booking your flight, packing the car, and making the trip. 1. Wildflower BloomsSunny spring...
Tuolumne County Wine and Cider Tasting
There is no doubt California is known for its amazing wine country.What you might not know is you can experience a little slice of California Wine Country right here in Tuolumne County. If you are a wine connoisseur or just someone who loves enjoying a glass of award-winning wine or...
Tuolumne County Facts
LOCATIONTuolumne (To-All-O-Me rhymes with “follow me”) County, 133 miles east of San Francisco, is a pristine, scenic expanse reaching into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The main highways leading to this picturesque, two-to-three-hour drive from the Bay Area are Highways 108 and 120 from the west (the latter...
We feel like we're falling for fall, but it's more than just a feeling -it's all of the senses combined! The sights, the tastes, the smells. Your ultimate fall California road trip awaits! Experience a different side of Yosemite National Park in the quieter and less crowded destinations. Watch as...
Live Life in Full Bloom in Tuolumne County
Spring is blooming throughout the rolling hills of Gold Country, the meadows of Yosemite National Park, and the peaks of the High Sierra. Warmer weather melts the snow, making for amazing waterfalls. Flowers start to bloom on mountainsides and in vast meadows, painting the landscape with vibrant shades of yellow,...
MUST DO Experiences in Tuolumne County
by Mackenzie Rodgers, Digital Content CoordinatorBike to Lyons Reservoir: The Sugar Pine Interpretive Trail from Twain Harte to Lyons Reservoir is a friendly 4.8-mile trail of fairly flat terrain perfect for anyone to ride. Originally part of the Sugar Pine Railway used for logging, this historic trail will take you...
In the fall, Tuolumne County is full of colorful foliage, authentic festivities, and unforgettable local flavor. You’re invited to explore all that and MORE this season, and your pup is invited, too. Visit Tuolumne County and explore dog-friendly authenticity, while making the most of the off-peak accommodation prices.
Tuolumne County is a Rock Climber's Playground
Go on a vertical adventure in Tuolumne County and join an upbeat culture of climbers in conquering world class climbs in Northern California.   Yosemite National ParkIts no secret that Yosemite National Park is a destination like no other for rock climbing. This world renowned destination has drawn the climbing culture...
Spooky Season is officially here! From the Gold Rush to tales of trekking in the Sierra, Tuolumne County is filled with a rich history. While much of the history is accurately recorded, there are still mysteries around every corner and new stories waiting to be uncovered. However, it is no...
Fall is the New Summer- Experience the best of Summer in Fall with Tuolumne County's Yosemite
SONORA, CALIF.—September 5, 2019- Orange is the New Black, 30s are the new 20s and guess what? Fall is the new Summer. Summer trends brought road trips, RVing, and hiking adventures. What if these beloved trends didn't have to end on Labor Day Weekend? What if there was a place...
Explore Tuolumne County in 4 Days
Tuolumne County has so much to do and see, and you don't want to miss any of it. Set out on this 4-day getaway to explore Yosemite, Gold Country and the High Sierra.YosemiteDay 1Early morning – Head to Yosemite Valley early!  Stop in Groveland for a breakfast and a boxed...
Solo traveling is one of the most rewarding ways to travel. You are on nobody else’s timeline, can explore the hiking trails you want to, eat at the restaurants that speak to you, or shop for hours without someone waiting on you. If you ask anyone who has solo traveled...
Tuolumne County Maps, Directions & Transportation Information
Tuolumne County is located directly east of the San Francisco Bay Area in the Sierra Nevada foothills and mountain range of Central California.The main highways leading to this picturesque, two-to-three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area are Highways 108 and 120 from the west (the latter considered to be...
FREE Summer Saturday Tuolumne Adventure Trolley
Due to COVID-19 health concerns, the Tuolumne Adventure Trolley will not operate in 2020.
Electric Vehicle Charging Station Locations
Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are located throughout Tuolumne County.Groveland/Highway 120 to YosemiteHwy 120 & Ponderosa Park & Ride, Groveland: Tesla SuperchargerThe Groveland Hotel, Groveland: Tesla (inquire with innkeeper)Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite, Evergreen Rd./ near Yosemite: Universal and Tesla (inquire with innkeeper)Rush Creek Lodge at Yosemite, Hwy 120/near Yosemite: Universal...
3 Romantic Getaways in One Destination
From epic engagement spots to secluded escapes, Tuolumne County has lovers running to the mountains. Discover this hidden gem escape for an unforgettable Yosemite, Gold Country, and High Sierra vacation.High SierraFor those who want to snuggle in a cabin, under a blanket of stars, or by an outdoor fire pit, the snuggle is real...
Seit Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts locken Gold und Granit Besucher nach Zentralkalifornien. Überall im Tuolumne County gibt es Anspielungen auf die Wurzeln der Region, angefangen von Erfahrungen aus der Goldrausch-Zeit bis hin zu fantastischen Museen, die Besucher über die Geschichte des Staates informieren. In der Zwischenzeit lockt Granit Reisende aus...
Experience Tuolumne County, Groveland Style
When Spring has sprung and we are well on our way to Summer, Tuolumne County is always calling. You may have Yosemite in your minds eye for Summer vacation but there are more than a few gems outside the park that you should add to your vacation plans. Groveland The small town...
Live Life in Full Bloom in Northern California's Tuolumne County
Feb. 7, 2020, Sonora, CA- Spring is blooming throughout the rolling hills of Gold Country, the meadows of Yosemite National Park, and the peaks of the High Sierra. Warmer weather melts the snow, making for amazing waterfalls. Flowers start to bloom on mountainsides and in vast meadows, painting the landscape...
Granite & Gold in Tuolumne County, California
Gold and granite have been enticing visitors to central California since the mid-1800's. All around Tuolumne County there are nods to the region's roots, from Gold Rush era experiences to fantastic museums that educate visitors on the state's history. Meanwhile, granite continues to beckon travelers from around the world to...
Exploring Tuolumne County's Gold Country
Tuolumne County has been home to my family for four generations. We spent most of our pastime enjoying the plethora of activities this beautiful rural county has to offer. From paddle boarding at Pinecrest and camping in the vast Emigrant Wilderness to stepping back in time with the multiple historical locations across the county.My...
Stargazing in Tuolumne County
Tuolumne County is the adventurers’ dream come true for all things outdoors, including stargazing. Explore California’s Yosemite, Gold Country, and High Sierra by day, and an astronomical sky full of stars by night. Find breathtaking scenic night skies in Tuolumne County’s rural areas.Adventure After DarkYosemite National Park’s Tuolumne Meadows is...
Power Up the Season- Shop Tuolumne County NOW
Nov. 5, 2019, Sonora, CA- As the evenings get longer and the leaves start falling, the shopping season starts calling. Travel to Tuolumne County (Too-All-O-Me) where shopping small means giving big. Why save small-town shopping for one day a year- when there is a whole season of small-town shopping just 2.5...
We are all eager to have new experiences outside of our homes. Whether wildflower walks are your speed or you are ready for the adrenaline rush of whitewater rafting, we have compiled 25 of our favorite activities to do around Tuolumne County while staying six feet apart. Whatever your travel...
Your Tuolumne County Bucket List of Adventure
New year, NEW adventures. It's 2019 and time to start planning ahead, setting goals, and climbing mountains (literally and figuratively) in Northern California's Tuolumne County. Find inspiration in these all-season fun activities and monthly highlights throughout Yosemite, Gold Country and High Sierra.JanuarySnowshoe amongst majestic giants and winter silence in the...
20 Ways to Experience Winter in Tuolumne County
Tuolumne County is where winter wonders await and adventurous memories are made. Now's the time to enjoy the less crowded Yosemite National Park, Gold Country, and High Sierra. Travel to our affordable, vacation destination and experience winter like never before.1. The snow is falling, and Dodge Ridge Ski Area is calling! Catch...
Explore The Indoors Of Tuolumne County
The forecast for this time of year is wet weather, and while California always needs it, its not always a welcome sight for visitors who have planned a trip to the Gold Country area along Highway 49. The county's main visitors center (542 Washington Street in historic Sonora) hears a...
It's Ale Good in Tuolumne County
If you’re looking for cool vibes and cold ones, Tuolumne County is the place to be. Whether you’re making a post-hike celebration stop or taking on the town with a bar hop, we’ve got a few recommendations for you.DON'T WORRY BE HOPPYCRAFT beer here! Sonora Tap Room has 20 taps,...
Pairing Food with Adventure in Tuolumne County
When the holidays are over, fill the void in your empty stomach with delicious foods in Yosemite, Gold Country, and High Sierra. January is California’s Restaurant Month and we’re going ALL OUT to eat in Tuolumne County. With endless opportunities for adventure, we have come up with FIVE itineraries that...
Fall for All the Senses in Tuolumne County
We feel like we're falling for fall, but it's more than just a feeling -it's all of the senses combined! The sights, the tastes, the smells. Experience a different side of Yosemite National Park in the quieter and less crowded destinations. Watch as history comes to life with local tales of legends...
The Sounds of Summer
With endless summer activities to enjoy and breathtaking scenic destinations to experience, make sure to leave some room in your travel itinerary to celebrate summer in the cool evenings of Tuolumne Countys various venues. Its time to get outside and get groovin to the sounds of summer.Concerts in the Pines: Theres no...
Experience the Epic High Sierra Road Trip
There's A Lot to Know About Visiting Yosemite Since Reopening.  Click Here to Find Out About Required Reservations and More.
Relax at a Unique B&B in Tuolumne County
An authentically local experience starts with where you stay. In an area rich in Gold Rush history and dense natural beauty, it's no surprise that bed and breakfasts are a traveler's dream come true. Here's just a few reasons why we love recommending B&Bs. 1. Breakfast & Breakfast: When it comes...
Tuolumne County Adventures For Your Zodiac Sign
New year, same sign. 2019 is for living your truth and embracing your soulful energy. Plan your New Year vacation with the confidence of what will nourish your sense of self and adventure. So, what’s your sign?Aries (March 20-April 20): Tap into your endless fearlessness and eagerness for action with a...
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