B L A C K P I N E

DAY TRIPPING

Just outside of Sacramento and around the bend are amazing destinations where you can pack in a whole lot of fun without spending a whole lot of time in the car.

SAN FRANCISCO

In just two hours, you can drive to the colorful city of San Francisco. Start with an exploration of Fisherman’s Wharf, go for a ride in a signature cable car, stroll around the Presidio and then relax in Dolores Park. By night, have a fabulous dinner at one of the many Michelin-starred restaurants and hit some of the best clubs on the West Coast.

NAPA WINE COUNTRY

Take a short drive and wind up in wine lovers paradise. With over 100 different hillside vineyards to choose from, Napa Valley is the perfect place for a weekend getaway. Wind through the region on The Napa Valley Wine Train, a vintage locomotive offering fine dining and one-of-a-kind views.

SKI RESORTS

Just a stone’s throw away from Sacramento are popular ski resorts like Heavenly Ski Resort, Sierra at Tahoe, Sugar Bowl and many more. The snowy slopes aren't just for skiers and snowboarders, it’s for anyone who wants to breathe in the crisp mountain air and marvel at gorgeous Alpine views.

LAKE TAHOE

It doesn't matter the season, Lake Tahoe is the place you want to be. Hike to a hiden gem secluded lake, paddle board on the Tahoe blue water, enjoy jaw-dropping views from the Heavenly gondola or hit the jackpot at award-winning casinos. It's all possible at this world famous destination. Just a quick 90-minute drive from Sacramento.

AMADOR COUNTY WINERIES

The Amador Vintner’s Association has more than 40 extraordinary member wineries and tasting rooms in Amador County, showcasing award-winning zinfandels, Barberas, and Rhônes varietals. Take a drive through the rustic vistas and rolling scenic vineyards of Amador’s Gold Country.

HIGH-HAND NURSERY

A nursery, gardening supply depot and restaurant, High-Hand is a gorgeous arrangement of sites and tasty delights in the large, former fruit warehouse. Meander through inviting paths and green vignettes and enjoy wine tasting rooms, textiles, art galleries, and fresh pressed olive oil.