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Alta

Welcome to Alta, a good place to stay when visiting the attractive rural landscapes and foothills of Greater Sacramento.

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Alta Vacation Packages

From Alta, it's approximately 55 miles east to Carson City and 60 miles southwest to Sacramento.

Little Bear Creek Tree Farm is the perfect place to let out your inner child. Have some more time on your hands? Try out Sons of Norway Recreation Center.

Stretch out those weary legs and go for a leisurely stroll by the water. Zephyr Cove Beach, 45 miles to the east, and El Dorado Beach, 45 miles to the southeast, are both great options.

When it's time to reconnect with the sights and sounds of the natural world, grab your daypack and head to Upper Sardine Lake, located 25 miles from Alta. Another good option is Empire Mine State Historic Park, 16 miles away.

Embrace the many elements of the culture of this place at Golden Drift Museum.

To snowboard on powder slopes, head over to Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe or Spooner Lake Cross Country Ski Area.

Nevada Theatre and Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park are just a handful of the worthwhile places in Scotts Flat Lake, a destination 9 miles away from Alta. If you're keen on experiencing even more of this part of the country, go to Colfax and stop by Colfax Area Heritage Museum and Sierra Vista Community Center. They sit about 14 miles from Alta.

You should experience Grass Valley. It's approximately 17 miles west of Alta and it features some excellent attractions, such as Nevada County Country Club, Pelton Wheel Museum and Nevada City Firehouse No. 2. If you have enough time, also visit Ol' Republic Brewery and Lucchesi Vineyards and Winery.

Enjoy the sunshine and see what the locals get up to with their free time at the region's ever-popular street art.

The food here has its own sensory stamp, so ensure you sample as much as possible!

Don't pack your bags for home without sampling cobb salad and tacos.

If you're here on the Independence Day, you can immerse yourself in the festive fun of Independence Day, a day of celebration across the nation.

If you'd like to find Alta's closest airport, it's 55 miles away.


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Nevada City Inn £98
Nevada City Inn

Nevada City Inn

760 Zion St, Nevada City
     
    2.7
    of 5, from 235 reviews
    2.0 out of 5.0

    Situated in Nevada City, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Ol' Republic Brewery, Off Broadstreet Theatre and Nevada Theatre. Nevada City Firehouse No. 2 and Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum are also within 1 mile (2 km).

    Gold Miners Inn, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
    Gold Miners Inn, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

    Gold Miners Inn, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

    121 Bank Street, Grass Valley
       
      4.4
      of 5, from 280 reviews
      2.5 out of 5.0

      Situated in Grass Valley, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and Center For The Arts. Grass Valley Museum and Northstar Mine Powerhouse & Pelton Wheel Museum are also within 1 mile (2 km).

      Northern Queen Inn £112
      Northern Queen Inn

      Northern Queen Inn

      400 Railroad Ave., Nevada City
         
        3.4
        of 5, from 284 reviews
        2.0 out of 5.0

        Situated in Nevada City, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and Historic Firehouse No. 1 Museum. Off Broadstreet Theatre and Nevada Theatre are also within 15 minutes.

        Best Western Gold Country Inn £98
        Best Western Gold Country Inn

        Best Western Gold Country Inn

        972 Sutton Way, Grass Valley
           
          4.0
          of 5, from 659 reviews
          2.5 out of 5.0

          Situated in a state park, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Ol' Republic Brewery, Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum and Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center. Center For The Arts and Off Broadstreet Theatre are also within 3 miles (5 km).

          Holiday Lodge £65
          Holiday Lodge

          Holiday Lodge

          1221 E Main St, Grass Valley
             
            3.1
            of 5, from 140 reviews
            2.0 out of 5.0

            Located in the heart of Grass Valley, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, Center For The Arts and Grass Valley Museum. Northstar Mine Powerhouse & Pelton Wheel Museum and Empire Mine State Historic Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

            Grass Valley Courtyard Suites £151
            Grass Valley Courtyard Suites

            Grass Valley Courtyard Suites

            210 North Auburn Street, Grass Valley
               
              4.6
              of 5, from 156 reviews
              3.0 out of 5.0

              Situated in Grass Valley, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and Center For The Arts. Nevada County Fairgrounds and Empire Mine State Historic Park are also within 2 mi (3 km).

              Sierra Mountain Inn
              Sierra Mountain Inn

              Sierra Mountain Inn

              816 West Main Street, Grass Valley
                 
                4.4
                of 5, from 101 reviews
                2.5 out of 5.0

                Situated in Grass Valley, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Center For The Arts and Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center. Grass Valley Museum and Northstar Mine Powerhouse & Pelton Wheel Museum are also within 1 mile (2 km).

                The Pines Motel and Cottages £115
                The Pines Motel and Cottages

                The Pines Motel and Cottages

                10845 Rough And Ready HWY, Grass Valley
                   
                  4.3
                  of 5, from 76 reviews
                  2.5 out of 5.0

                  Situated in Grass Valley, this motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Center For The Arts, Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and Grass Valley Museum. Northstar Mine Powerhouse & Pelton Wheel Museum and Nevada County Fairgrounds are also within 2 miles (3 km).

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