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If you’re seeking a place to experience the artistry of the fall season, you need to visit Northern California. Fall in Northern California is insurmountable. The temperatures are mild, the air is crisp, and the trees are home to dazzling leaves of auburn and gold. We’ve broken down the best attractions to explore in the area during autumn.
For additional tips and tricks for planning your trip, check out our complimentary Vacation Guide. It is full of insider information on the best restaurants, outdoor activities, and places to visit. Stay in the heart of it all at the conveniently located Courtwood Inn.
Fall in northern California is nothing short of amazing. From activities to events, there’s always something entertaining to do.
California wine country is a beautiful place that needs to be on your list of places to visit. Murphy’s, CA, is home to several fantastic vineyards and tasting rooms that you can stop by and sip on some Calaveras County wines. One of the best ways to discover the best wineries in the area is by taking a Courtwood Wine Tasting Tour.
If you’re looking for the perfect place to take a road trip this fall, look no further than Northern California. The area is full of scenic drives that will surround you with breathtaking fall foliage and views of rugged mountains.
When you go hiking in Northern California, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and towering sequoias with canopies of red, orange, and yellow will encompass you. There are a plethora of trails to choose from, but we’ve selected the best fall hikes in northern California.
Calaveras County is an ideal location for stargazing because of the high elevation and distance from large cities. On a cool autumn night, explore one of these stargazing spots to feel the magic of the season.
The annual Calaveras Grape Stomp is the largest and oldest grape stomp competition in California—wow! Each October, the historic town of Murphy’s transforms into a frenzy of activity with two renowned events, the Calaveras Grape Stomp and the Gold Rush Street Faire. These events feature grape stomping, live and silent auctions, a stomp team costume contest, and wine tasting. Main Street floods with over 100 unique booths where you can purchase antiques and collectibles, handmade crafts, eclectic jewelry, and much more. There’s a plethora of delicious food vendors, in addition to restaurants and tasting rooms that will open their doors.
This October festival is a blast for people of all ages. The Harvest Festival features live music, a pumpkin patch, face painting, horse-drawn carriage rides, and pony rides for children. There’s also no shortage of delicious food. There will be vendors serving up cannolis, stone-oven pizza, kettle corn, and ice cream. You’ll also be able to pick up some local, hand-crafted goods as well, such as soaps, jewelry, and crafts.
Murphy’s celebrates the Day of the Dead, also known as Dia de los Muertos, each year on the first Saturday in November. Local businesses will be offering authentic cultural art, food, sugar skills, face painting, and live music. Featured events during this celebration include the Catrina and Catrin Dress Contest and Remembrance Ceremony.
When you’re searching for the best place to stay during fall in Northern California, stay at Courtwood Inn. Our elegant inn sits in the heart of picturesque Murphy’s and yields views of rolling foothills filled with pine trees all the way to the San Joaquin Valley.
At Courtwood Inn, we’re very proud of our custom-designed cedar log lodge, which we built with our guests’ comfort and luxury in mind. Each of our five distinctive rooms has a private bath and spectacular views from a private patio, deck area, or balcony. Our Drop Shot Room is our “No-Frills” option where you can enjoy the million-dollar views for much less than our deluxe rooms. This room is a wonderful option for the traveler that is concerned with exploring the area, rather than residing in a room.
It’s time to start planning your autumn adventure in Northern California. Check our availability and reserve your room today!