Nevada County is nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains and has so much to offer. Need a getaway from the city life? Nevada County has historical sites dating back to the Gold Rush times, many outdoor activities and several entertainment events. Grass Valley, Nevada City and Truckee are all included in the Nevada County area and there are two general aviation airports you can fly into to start your getaway. Alpine Aviation can pick you up from many airports near you and fly you here.
Historical Sites of Interest: Empire Mine State Park, Donner Memorial State Park, Northstar Mine Museum, and of course the 3 down town cities.
Outdoor Activities: Hiking, Mountain Biking Trails, Ski Areas (Boreal Ski Area, Donner Ski Ranch, Northstar Ski Area, Soda Springs Ski Area and Sugar Bowl Ski Area) and swimming in the many rivers and lakes.
Entertainment: Nevada County Fairgrounds has many festivals like; Strawberry Music Festival, Father’s Day Blue Grass, Music in the Mountains Summer Fest, Celtic Festival and Marketplace, and World Fest. In Grass Valley and Nevada City there is the Wild and Scenic Film Fest, Summer Nights and Thursday Night Market Place, Down Town Car Show, 4th of July Parade and the Constitution Day Parade.
To find out more about Historical Sites, Activities and Entertainment go to the local websites: