Coloma Spring Suites is located in Placerville, a charming California Gold Rush Town named after the placer gold deposits found in it's river beds and hills in the late 1840's. Situated above the fog line and below the snow line, Placerville boasts an ideal climate with four seasons. Accessibility is via State Highway 49 and US Highway 50, along one of the most traveled corridors in California. Let Coloma Spring Suites serve as your hub for this regions many destinations and activities.
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A pleasant 5-10 min walk from Old Town Placerville, Coloma Spring Suites' location provides you with the amenities of shops, services, entertainment and restaurants to make your stay more pleasant. Premier wineries, Apple Hill ranches, historic Coloma, the American River - for swimming and rafting, and the Eldorado National forest - for hiking - are all located within minutes of Main Street Placerville and Coloma Spring Suites.
This region boasts views of the majestic Sierra Range. Plan a picnic in the scenic picnic areas on the farms and wineries. This area of the Sierra is ideal for boating, swimming, fishing, hiking, or just relaxing. For lake fishing and boating, Sly Park Lake is 20 minutes west.
Pollock Pines and Camino are located just east of Placerville on US Highway 50. In these two towns, you'll find magnificent forests of pine, ceder and oak, rushing mountain streams, deer and other wildlife in their natural setting. Camino offers the pastoral farm and orchard scenes known as "Apple Hill".
In the fall, the Apple Hill Farms open and activities expand to include some old-fashioned fun. In addition to fresh picked apples, apple pies and fresh pressed cider, there are crafts fairs, fishing holes, hay mazes, pony, train, hay rides, and more.
In winter, snow sports are nearby at popular ski areas and snow parks.
The Coloma/ Lotus Valley is located 15 min north on a winding, bucolic stretch of State Highway 49. Summer in the valley is a time for cooling off in the river. Visitors come for the great rafting and kayaking that the clear, swift waters of the South Fork of the American River offer.