Gold Country ... Gold Mine Tours
There are several gold mines in the area with both surface and
subterranean tours. Sutter
Gold Mine: A commercial
offering underground tours, panning and a visitor center. Open
for tours daily from 10:00 to 4:00 - no appointments needed
except for reservations made in advance by large groups. Located
on Highway 49, just North of Sutter Creek. Kennedy Mine Tours:
This 1880 gold mine, was once one of the richest in the Mother
Lode, offers tours and panning on the weekends March-October.
tour option is Gabbys Gold Tours.
Sutter Creek Main Street Theatre:
Mine Amphitheatre: entertainment, music performances
and excellent quality plays (acting by some local actors and
many name actors from Sacramento and throughout the Greater
Bay Area. Bring a picnic dinner if you like, and relax in the
star light under the beautiful oak trees for an evening of relaxation
and great entertainment.
Amphitheatre: plays by the Volcano Players most summer
The many fine lakes and streams in the area make this an attractive
area for fishing. Your host is a knowledgeable angler and will
be happy to assist you with information and directions.
Hiking, Cross Country and Downhill Skiing: The hiking
trails and excellent downhill and cross country skiing of the
High Sierra are a short drive from the inn. When you return,
you can relax on the porch, in the parlor or in cozy privacy
around your own fireplace.
Shops: Sutter Creek is the home of some of the area's finest
antique shops - all within walking distance of the
Shops: Sutter Creek shops showcase the best in fashion,
garden and home furnishings, crafts and the art of local and
regional artisans who produce the finest American art - contemporary
Knight Foundry: Established in 1873, the world's only
water powered foundry is just two doors down from the inn.
Family Activities: Picnics, live stage performances,
shows, fiestas and a gaming casino provide entertainment on