Fun Private Tour of the Old West & California Countryside
This customized adventurous tour is located on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It will allow you to go back in time and visit the old west and see the beauty and stunning scenery of the California mother lode region.
Visit the giant sequoias of Calaveras Big Trees State Park, the living historic gold rush town of Columbia, see the largest specimen of crystallized gold in existence today at the Ironstone Heritage Museum and walk through the beautiful underground Mercer Cavern.
I am available (additional cost) for airport pick-up with an overnight stay in Old Sacramento, a unique, 28-acre National Historic Landmark District and State Historic Park located along the beautiful Sacramento River. You will also be within walking distance of the S. F. Giants AAA Stadium, Raley Field.
- Sacramento hotel or prearranged pick-up location
- Mercer Caverns
- Calaveras Big Trees State Park
- City of Murphys for lunch
- Ironstone Vineyards Heritage Museum
- Columbia State Historic Park
- Railtown 1897 State Historic Park
- Return to your Sacramento hotel or prearranged location
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: SACRAMENTO hotel, airport or prearranged pick-up location.
End location: SACRAMENTO hotel, airport or prearranged drop-off location.
Optional drop off in San Francisco (additional cost) is available. This option allows you to begin your adventure in Sacramento, enjoy the California Gold Country and continue your vacation in San Francisco.
Duration: 10 hours
Due to the weather or traffic the length of the tour may vary slightly.
Adding additional activities will also lengthen our trip.
Comfortable air-conditioned Chevrolet Tahoe.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
80 USD - 20 USD - Black Chasm Cavern guided walking tour
60 USD - We will stop for meals along the route, Options exist in different price ranges.
I am not allowed to guide inside museums, state parks etc. due to local restrictions.
Pets may not be welcome as they are not allowed on trails inside many park areas.