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Tours & Tastings
There's plenty of options when it comes to checking out the different wineries, breweries and tasting rooms. For some of the more unique experiences, you'll need to plan ahead and book a reservation.More
Hotels & Resorts
Experience the Amador wine country as a local by booking an AirBnb or staying at one of the region's hotel properties, you have plenty of options that will meet just about any budget. For those on a tight travel budget, there's plenty of local county and state parks to camp at in the spring and summer seasons.More
Bars & Restaurants
Being that Amador wine country is vast, you have plenty of delightful restaurants, cafes and bakeries to choose from. You'll want to visit Sutter Creek, Plymouth, Jackson and Placerville.More
Transportation & Tour Companies
Leave the driving to a local professional driver and get the inside scope of where to go and what to skip. Access to Lyft and Uber, but expect long delays.More
Things to Do
Amador offers plenty of outdoor activities to get your adrenaline shot or relaxation. From hiring a local fishing guide, to alpine skiing to mountain bike tours, Amador wine country has it all.More
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Amador County's seasons
Know what the best season is to visit Amador County and what to wear.
(December - February) Amador County resides in the Sierra Nevada foothills with elevations ranging from 800 feet above sea level to over 2000, offering a plenrty of opportunity to soak in the view of the snow-capped peaks. Winter is the slowest time of the year where daytime temps range from 30-55 degrees. Wear jeans, a sweater and a warm jacket in case you run across some intermittent weather between your wine tasting stops.
(March - May) As Spring arrives, so do the temperatures. The stunning green hillsides beg for a hike around one of the many lakes and do bring a picnic and a bottle of wine you pick up along one of your winery stops. Spring is also "release" season where most wineries begin offering their latest vintages with special parties and experiences. Reservations are recommended.
(June - August) Summer can offer temperatures from 70-90 degrees at times depending on the elevations you plan on visiting. We recommend you drink a lot of water and enjoy yourself as wineries offer many different tour and tasting events to choose from. Reservations are strongly recommended starting mid-June.
(September - November) Fall is harvest season in Amador County which attracts wine collectors from around the globe seeking to be part of the excitement of “crush”. From legendary harvest parties to production tours, you’ll need to plan ahead. Reservations are strongly recommended.
Amador County's travel tips
Traveling to Amador County
- If you are travelling from afar by air, you'll want to look at Sacramento International (SMF) as your destination as it sits about 52 miles away from Plymouth, California.
- If you are already in the local area, there's a few different transportation companies that can get you around from popular ride sharing apps. Private shuttles can be hired to get you to and from the airport and on your daily excursions.
- Unfortunately there are no public options available to travel to the region. You'll need to view the private transportation options.
About Amador County
Dating back to the Gold Rush of the 18050s, Amador County is now the home to over 40 wineries and tasting rooms to choose from. Whether you make it a day trip or enjoy a long weekend getaway, the world-famous Sierra foothills are filled with rich history and scenic vistas of California's Gold Country.
Amador County offers plenty of family-friendly outdoor activities such as mountain biking, hiking, fishing, rafting and relive some history by booking a tour to pan for gold.