Placer County, California
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Placer County, California

PLACER COUNTY, CALIFORNIA - HIGH SIERRAS

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In Placer County communities such as Roseville offer the expansive Galleria Mall and many open-air markets, including Denio's Farmers Market and Auction, the largest in Northern California. Take time to visit Rocklin with its many historic sites, old quarries and numerous golf courses.

The City of Lincoln is home to the national ceramic exhibit, Feats of Clay, presented annually by Lincoln Arts at world-renowned Gladding McBean Pottery. Loomis' famed orchards supply an abundance of produce to the state and nation, as well as to roadside travelers. Don't miss the small town hospitality of Penryn and Newcastle, with their beautiful Victorian-era homesteads and livestock grazing in lush green pastures.

In 1849, word of Placer gold spread like wildfire, bringing hopeful young men and women to the Gold Country in search of fortune. Today, get off the beaten path and try your hand at gold panning, nature photography, or the thrill of river rafting. Drive along portions of the old Lincoln Highway, stopping to enjoy antique shopping, historic museums and gold mining towns.

Many of the streets and structures here look similar to when they were built 150 years ago. Interstate 80 traverses the entire county, while Highway 49 bisects the Gold Country in Auburn, making recreational, agricultural, and historic attractions easily accessible to visitors.

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