Amador County is a scenic area with a rich Gold Rush history. You will thoroughly enjoy the historic gold rush towns of Jackson, Sutter Creek, Volcano, Plymouth and Amador City which are still flourishing today.
The County boasts many museums, galleries, antiques, shops and historical sites, as well as Indian Grinding Rock State Historical Park and Cultural Center and a wide range of other outdoor recreational activities for all seasons, including Kirkwood Ski Area.
One of Amador County’s attractions is Daffodil Hill, which virtually explodes with thousands of blossoms from mid-March through mid-April, drawing visitors from around the world. Visit the historical Kennedy and Sutter Gold Mines As Well as the natural Landmark Black Chasm Caverns, all boasting adventure tours all year round.
Tour and sample Amador County wines from more than 30 award-winning wineries nestled along the foothills, and see for yourself why these wines received worldwide acclaim.
Whether you are stealing a few hours, or spending a leisurely weekend, the California Gold Country has treasures both old and new to keep you intrigued and entertained. In each and every gold-rush town, specialty shops, fine art galleries, unique restaurants and local theatre line the historic covered sidewalks; in the high country, scenic rivers and majestic mountains offer skiing, cycling and white-water adventures year-round. Follow your heart – in Amador County.