The Gold Country ~ Amador, Calaveras & Tuolumne counties

Arts, Antiques, Gifts, Galleries, Shopping & Spas

In Gold Country visitors find unlimited opportunities to browse and enjoy an abundance of treasures from past and present. The discerning eye will find fascinating memorabilia of all kinds, as well as stunning original art by nationally recognized artists. The following is our “Best of” list for beautiful handcrafted gifts, fine art, specialty clothing, shoes and accessories. We’ve also included a fine selection of restaurants and cafés to add to your experience.

Amador County

(916) 412-5649

A Boutique shop located in the gateway to Amador Wine Country featuring Home Décor and Gifts providing the perfect ACCENTS which enhance those moments when friends and family gather together.

(209) 267-0682

Welcome to California's Gold and Wine Country! Your home for all things to do and see! 

(209) 890-6284

Just like a mercantile in the Gold Rush era with all you need for a welcoming home. 

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(209) 256-4370

Enjoy spa products free of toxic chemicals that have the purest essential oils for healthy skin. Soothing Aloe Vera and Emu Oil builds skin collagen 2.5%

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(209) 267-1985

An eclectic home and garden store that has a great selection of decor.

(209) 223-0264

Biggest Little Kitchen Store is famous! The ever-changing inventory of kitchenware, bake ware, tabletop, wine accessories and cooking resources is housed in a beautifully renovated storefront on Jackson’s Main Street, and also available online.

(209) 223-5830

Celtic Knot is brimming with fine jewelry, cutlery, collectable crystal, fine woolen and mohair clothing and throws, from Wales, Scotland and Ireland. There’s so much to see you’ll have to find out for yourself.

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(209) 304-1923

Enjoy this smashing collection of gifts and adornments for you and your home. 

(209) 267-0571

A stunning showcase of art and craft originals with tempting jewelry, original watercolors, rainbow-hued blown glassware, award winning quilts and illuminating lamps.

(916) 798-5648

This sweet little gift shop hand select items that are guaranteed to put the last pinch of perfect into any room of the house. You will find unique home accents, quality gifts for any occasion and that something special you were hoping to find. Our table top decor is sprinkled with specialty platters, plates and bowls for that special event. Enjoy handcrafted jewelry, goat milk soaps and lotions, daily tastings of pepper jellies, infused olive oil and vinegars from the local foothills and wine barrel treasures.

(209) 223-1558
Local American Made Goods
(209) 223-9076

Hein & Co. Bookstore, there is no place like it! Don’t expect the same old thing. Espresso bar, books of all types, well labeled, clean, room to move, well lit… and best of all is the service. Very friendly, quick, and if you want to browse, sit and read, you can. The possibilities are endless. If you love books, especially old ones, this is the place.

(209) 256-0781

Beautiful, handmade treasures at very reasonable prices on Main Street in Amador City.

(209) 267-5317
Music boxes, Rhythm Clocks, Jewelry Boxes, Collectibles
(209) 267-0710

Since 1987, On Purpose has been providing customers with wonderful products and service in higher awareness books, art, gifts and everything in between. On Purpose is a fascinating store, famous for their unique style and eclectic selection of merchandise.

(209) 267-5909

Sierra Mountain Outdoors features the latest clothing styles and newest gear for the great outdoors throughout the Gold Country and High Country. Time to plan those great adventure trips and visit Sierra Mountain Outdoors in downtown Sutter Creek.

(209) 267-8168

A unique combination of award winning wines, gourmet foods, kitchenware & over 100 spices from around the world in downtown Sutter Creek. 

Open Tues-Wed 11 to 3, Thurs thru Sat 11-5, Sun 11 -3

Gift baskets available.

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(209) 223-4255
Full Service Day Spa, perfect place to pamper yourself
(209) 267-5457

Sutter Creek Cheese Shop will taste you through the world of Bries, Goudas, vintage Cheddars and beyond… and even help you create the perfect picnic for a day of wine tasting with their wide selection of foreign and domestic cheeses, salamis, and gourmet gifts.

(209) 267-0543
Candies, Gifts, Fudge, Shakes, Malts Splits & Sundaes
(209) 223-1000
Beauty Supply & Fashion Boutique
(209) 223-0264

The ever-changing inventory kitchenware, bake ware, tabletop, wine accessories and cooking resources is housed in a beautifully renovated storefront on Jackson's Main Street.

(209) 267-0417

A gold mine of values when you want to feel good and look great for every season and occasion. Sportswear, cruise, cocktail, formal wear and more. Sizes XS to 3XL.

(209) 267-5505
Vintage Inspired Boutique
(209) 267-1806
fashion, accessories, gifts

A collector's paradise of authentic Victorian-era fabrics, clothes and personal adornments. The wonderful vignettes throughout the store will take you back in time!

(209) 267-0585
40,000 square feet of handcrafted furniture
(209) 245-6299
home and garden, gifts, antiques
(530) 620-7211

Nothing like taking a break from wine tasting to stop to taste hand crafted olive oil known for is bold peppery flavor. The tasting room boasts local gourmet cheeses, breads and treats for your wine tasting picnic out back.

Calaveras County

(209) 795-7112
Natural Products for the Body Mind & Spirit
(209) 890-7371

Furnishings, Home Decor, Gifts. You'll find a savvy selection of beautiful, artistic, Vibrant home decor, accents and gifts. Your home will reflect your life, love and passions!

(209) 736-2963

Located on the 3-acre, now defunct Angels Quartz Mine - the museum dedicates collections to inspire understanding of the gold country, sharing extraordinary stories from the past. Bring your lunch and enjoy a picnic under China Gulch oak trees where 49'ers prospected for gold.

(209) 890-7203
for men and women
(209) 728-1888

Art on Main in Murphys is a contemporary fine art gallery dedicated to the promotion of artists from Calaveras County and the surrounding foothills. The gallery offers a large, beautiful, and varied display of oils; watercolors; pastels; acrylics; photography; etchings; sculptures; glass; textiles; and jewelry. Open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

As you enter the Chocolate Lady the intoxicating aromas of fresh handmade chocolate confections greet you immediately. Try the seasonal chocolate covered fruits for that special event and tastings are free!

(209) 728-2031

Early American bathroom fixtures and accessories; brass hardware to hard to find parts

(209) 785-7300
Come Explore a Great Kitchen Store
(209) 736-1550

A family owned and operated business, staffed by three generations of the Coca family.In addition to a variety of beautiful designer lines and moderately priced jewelry, Firefall Jewelers creates custom, one of a kind pieces that will always be in style.

(209) 728-3248

Serves individual wood-fired pizzas, Mexican favorites like Baja fish tacos, juicy burgers and baby-back ribs. Six beers on tap. Casual family friendly dining in downtown Murphys.

(209) 728-8963

At Independent Mercantile you will find inspiring gifts, inventive toys and handmade treasures.
Sister store ND&X is the coolest destination shop with the best gifts in town. Home decor, jewelry, personal accessories and gifts abound!

(209) 728-1251
Born from huble beginnings in 1989 and is now California's largest winery entertainment complex. This is your one stop for food, wine and The Summer Concert Series in their amphitheater, aging cavern, gardens and museum. 
Tasting Room - Gold Leaf Deli - Heritage Museum - Jewelry Shoppe 
Private Events - Live Music Amphitheatre - Daily Tours 
(209) 728-2604

Lila & Sage Cupcake Shop is a natural extension of our popular catering and cake company. We serve unique cupcakes as well as the old stand-by plus a gluten free Red Velvet cake, Fair Trade coffees and a shabby chic place to enjoy them in.

(209) 736-2708
Gold Country panning, gifts and souvenirs
(209) 795-2994
best furnishings, kitchen, gifts, cards
(209) 286-1387

I could tell the minute I looked in the window. This gallery owner has “Got The Eye”. In Petroglyphe Gallery I feel at ease and could browse for hours... Buyable Art is the only way to describe it, and I always leave with a treasure.

(209) 728-3562

Est. 1954, this is the oldest family owned and operated production business in Murphys, CA producing handmade pottery and more! Quyle Kilns produces six thousand pieces of handmade pottery each year and sells exclusively in their own showroom. Tour the pottery and raw clay production facility, enjoy complimentary wine tasting at the Brice Station tasting room, shop and impressive array of handmade pottery styles and other objects of art while mingling amongst the friendly staff and lovable yard dog. Open daily 10-6 (closed Tuesdays). Check online for classes and workshops. 

(209) 768-6985

In Angels Camp and Murphys it’s Angels Food Market and Sierra Hills Market that rival and surpass Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods for great pricing and healthy, high quality foods! Personal service with a fabulous meat department, olive bar, cheese department, wonderful wine choices and a deli that makes unparalleled sandwiches, salads and gourmet picnic goodies. Nothing better than a small town market with the ability to compete with the big boys.

(209) 795-9310

SNAC in Arnold is your outdoor rental & retail headquarters. You’ll find kayaks, stand-up paddleboards (SUP) & canoes in the summer and skis, snowboards & snowshoes in the winter. Let our expert staff set you up for your next adventure! Come to us for everything you need for hiking & disc golf including outdoor clothing, footwear & maps. Open Daily. Locally owned & operated for since 1994. 

(209) 728-8700
Natural Beauty Full Service Spa
(209) 736-1300
The Earth Science Emporium
(209) 728-2200

A real gem with great selections in books and gifts for intelligent readers who love to be entertained. Special interest topics include pets, sustainability and “green” topics, extra ordinary children’s books and great vacation reads.

(209) 728-9777
fine and estate jewelry and gifts
(209) 890-7532

A gold mine of values when you want to feel good and look great for every season and occasion. Sportswear, cruise, cocktail, formal wear and more. Sizes XS to 3XL. Elegant Wedding & Bridesmaids Gowns and Accessories.

(209) 584-4171

Vintage, Shabby, Rustic, Cottage giftware and custom Chalk Painted home decor.

The shop is a vendor for Old Town Chalk Style Paint and hosts paint workshops! 

Check out the shop on Instagram: @PottedPlum59

(209) 728-8906

Just 4 miles east of Murphys is the home of the famous Sierra fruit pies, apple cider and apple donuts! Take home locally produced honey, syrups, jams and jellies made from The Red Apple's own fresh fruit.

(209) 728-8225

At The Spice Tin you’ll find the widest selection of highest quality spices, herbs and salts that you can imagine. From Adobo to Zhug there are over 170 spices, herbs and blends. The BBQ section has fifteen custom rubs and blends for your grilling pleasure...not to mention natural and flavor infused sea salts from around the world

(209) 785-2050
Classes, Souvenirs, Prints, Cards & Framing
(209) 728-2007

V’Dora radiates a relaxed atmosphere for the savvy shopper who appreciates both the unique and fanciful. You’ll find jewelry by local artists, dazzling adornments, sassy hats and handbags, Pampered Pet products, plus sizes and menswear. Enjoy the personal attention.

Tuolumne County

(209) 617-3689
Spray Tanning & Fashion for any occasion
(209) 532-1850

Conveniently located in the heart of Columbia State Historic Park on Main Street. Refresh with a full espresso bar, sandwiches, baked goods, ice cream, assorted candy, homemade preserves, honey, tea, and many more wonderfully sweet and flavorful goodies.

(209) 694-8161

located in a charming historic building, offers a large selection of novelty and basic wools, mohairs and textured yarns. With a knowledgeable and friendly staff, they offer classes, books, bags and accessories.

(209) 984-3370

Charley’s sells books, signs, dolls, minerals and rocks, jewelry and gifts.
Selling books on all topics, he specializes in gold rush and western history including new, used, and collectible and local travel.

(209) 532-7511

Your full service grocery store in Columbia, CA. Fresh organic meat, fresh vegetables, gluten free offerings.

(209) 840-9405

New and pre-owned clothing, shoes and accessories at great prices. New items arriving weekly!

(209) 532-6878

Nursery, Florist and Garden Cafe! From utilitarian garden supplies to gifts. Grab a picnic here on your way to the winery or family dinners to-go on busy, adventurous days.

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(209) 928-4689

Your destination for family fun! Ride the miniature train, play in the tree houses or visit the many barnyard animals. The main ranch house bakes homemade goods and fresh pressed cider. Breakfast and Lunch is served Daily!

(209) 532-2500

We love Downtown Shoes! This complete shoe boutique features quality, comfort and style with brand names like Dansko, Sanita, OTOT, New Balance, Jambu and much fun socks and extraordinary handbags.

(209) 532-1811

Fine Leather Goods, Clothing & Boots, Jewlery & Souvenirs

(209) 532-2876

Within Columbia Historic State Park, take a tasty break for lunch and dessert.

(209) 532-8555
In A Class All It’s Own!
(209) 588-8899
women’s apparel, accessories, spa services
(209) 984-4583
Gourmet Desserts Made From Scratch!
(209) 984-5148
American and western antiques and collectables
(209) 533-1550
(209) 532-4861
21st century photographs in 19th century costumes.
(209) 533-5319
Gifts, art & everything great about being in the mountains
(209) 962-4686

You haven’t lived till you taste the organic Coffee and Tea specialties at the newly renovated Mountain Sage Coffee Cafe. Oh and what about the Farm to Table salads, soups and homemade baked goods just like grandma made only better! Nestled in the Gardens where children love to play and their parents can relax. At Mountain Sage you can walk the beautiful Gardens that are alive with every color under the rainbow, browse through the Gallery, drink in the amazing photography of Robb Hirsch, listen to hand-picked live music with the nicest most fun people in the world, taste the amazing drinks and snacks while you sit in the shade. Mountain Sage is the BEST!

(209) 532-7886
Handmade confections of the finest quality for 5 generations.
(209) 588-0955
Kitchen utensils, cookware, dry mixes, flavored cooking oils, gifts and souvenirs in historic Columbia, CA.
(209) 962-7621

Located in the big pretty Victorian house on Main Street. We really enjoy shopping at Serendipity because there is something for everyone! Jill, the super personable owner always has unique, vintage, custom & hand made goods by local artists and new items to select from

(209) 536-9047

Watch candles being made in our store, or dip your own candles in our courtyard on Main Street in Columbia. Hand crafted soaps, incense and bath soaps.

(209) 532-0042
meet artists in their studios
(209) 588-8787
wedding sets and jewelry
(209) 533-4900
natural stone treasures and jewelry
(209) 533-2520

We love the surprise of what we will find next and the joy of creativity that comes from transforming it with old world natural chalk paint and waxes, or allowing the natural patina and age to illuminate its charm.

(209) 984-0258

This fabulous collection of authentic, quality period pieces AND coffee house are set in a historic storefront on Jamestown's Main Street. Worth the trip!

A local, indoor, year-round local farms food center. Dine of the daily farm-to-table special and shop local artisans. Open to the public Wednesday and Saturday.

(209) 532-7306
Fancy country gifts, jewelry and more.

Full Service Spas & Salons

Amador County

(209) 267-0682

Welcome to California's Gold and Wine Country! Your home for all things to do and see! 

(209) 256-4370

Enjoy spa products free of toxic chemicals that have the purest essential oils for healthy skin. Soothing Aloe Vera and Emu Oil builds skin collagen 2.5%

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(209) 680-9003

Located in the restored original Post Office building on Main Street Plymouth, California Prospect Cellars is equal parts tasting room, eatery, local hangout, visitor center and fun. It is our family's contribution to the revitalization of one of California's greatest Gold Rush towns. As our name suggests, we honor the history of this sacred place. We do so with wines produced from the regions great vineyards, varietals true to our heritage, a huge dose of community spirit and a desire to share all of it with you. We hope you are inspired to SEEK, DISCOVER, and DRINK wines that you love.

Calaveras County

(209) 728-3939
full service day spa and salon
(209) 768-3996

Offering deep Tissue, Swedish, shiatzu, hot stone, reflexology and pressure point with 20 years of experience. Full Massage Special $59!

(209) 743-5998

Full service spa, salon and nail boutique for your wedding day or any day. Tranquility, Avalon Salon and Tartdeco Natural Nail Boutique are on Main Street in Murphys.

Tuolumne County

(209) 694-7241

A healthy outside comes starts from the inside. Locals and visitors are raving about this chic, relaxing and healing tea lounge with ionic foot soak, infrared sauna, chromotherapy and skin care specialists. Amala means "pure and clean" and you will certainly leave this high-vibrational, feel-good place radiating the benefits well into the rest of your week. Louge with yummy tea and free WiFi Wednesday though Sunday 11-5 or book a private. Take a peek at the peace and serenity that awaits you on Instagram @AmalaDetox. 

(209) 840-9405

New and pre-owned clothing, shoes and accessories at great prices. New items arriving weekly!

(209) 586-1762
full service salon and day spa
(209) 984-9099

Wedding Dresses - Bridal Party Attire - Tuxedo Rentals

Wedding Gifts - Alterations - Private Bridal Suite 

For wedding day or any private event.