Destination guide

Historical Placerville will entice you

Take a holiday to Placerville and enjoy the area's history, wineries and museums. This city's aquarium, shopping and seafood restaurants draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Placerville

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Placerville a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • El Dorado County Fairgrounds (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Apple Mountain Golf Resort (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Cielo Estate (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Windwalker Vineyard (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Perry Creek Winery (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Bass Lake Golf Course (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Placerville

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Placerville is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hangtown's Gold Bug Park and Mine (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lumsden Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Eldorado National Forest (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Pollock Pines Recreation Park (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Sly Park Campground (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Granite Bay Beach (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Placerville

Fly into Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.), the closest airport, located 42.7 mi (68.8 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Placerville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 117 holiday lettings near Placerville. From 64 Houses to 24 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Placerville for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Placerville?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Placerville. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lumsden Park: 111 holiday lettings
  • El Dorado County Fairgrounds: 147 holiday lettings
  • Placerville Historical Museum: 125 holiday lettings
  • El Dorado County Historical Museum: 148 holiday lettings
  • Kids Quest: 167 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Placerville listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Placerville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 64 Houses in Placerville. Our other popular types of Placerville holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 24 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Placerville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Placerville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.