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.

SIERRA AT TAHOE SKI RESORT

Just a stone’s throw away from Sacramento, Sierra isn’t just for skiers and snowboarders, it’s for anyone who wants to breathe in the crisp Tahoe air, marvel at gorgeous Alpine views and experience 100% organic GMO-free snow. Sierra features three winding miles of snowshoe trails and 2,000 acres of your own personal playground to shred down.

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.

APPLE HILL

Situated in Placerville and Camino California, between Sacramento and world-renowned Lake Tahoe, Apple Hill is a wonderful year-round destination. From world-famous family farms to award winning wines, you’ll find something special at every turn.

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.

RALEY FIELD

Home of the Sacramento River Cats, Raley Field is where good times are had, memories are made, and hotdogs are always on the horizon.

SHENANDOAH VALLEY

The Shenandoah Valley, located in Amador County is the westernmost and warmest region within the Sierra Foothills. The high temperatures result in very ripe fruit which results in amazing wine. Tour the valley and taste some of the most delicious full-bodied wines you could imagine.

BRIDAL VEIL FALLS

Beautiful in any season, make sure not to miss Bridal Veil Falls while whizzing along highway 50 from Lake Tahoe.

GOLF COURSES

With over 100 courses within a fifty-mile radius of Sacramento, there’s plenty of green to practice your swing. Bradshaw Ranch, Yocha Dehe at Cache Creek, Timber Creek, Winchester Country Club, Apple Mountain Golf Resort and Black Oak are among some of the top-rated golf courses in and around Sacramento.