Experience Placer

Welcome & Enjoy

The best that nature has to offer. Discover our vivid and inspiring Gold Rush history. Experience white water rafting thrills on the American River, crisp mountain air and vast recreation areas.


Placer County entices not only the thrill seeker, but those pursuing a relaxing getaway, peace and quiet, with plenty of open space. Located in beautiful Northern California, easily accessible on Interstate 80, Placer County is 100 miles northeast of San Francisco and 20 miles west of Reno. Fly into Sacramento and take a short drive up Interstate 80 - to summer's sunshine or winter's wonderland.


From the majesty of North Lake Tahoe to the rich heritage of the Gold Rush era, Placer County offers a wealth of sensational experiences. From east to west, Placer County offers peace and quiet, along with open space, to enjoy your leisure time to the fullest. We bring you closer to nature, surround you with history and give you the opportunity to explore the lifestyle of country living with big city convenience.