Nevada City Tours

Walking Tours in Nevada City

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Nevada City Walking Tour

Discover the historical treasures in Nevada City. Wander into the National Hotel, the state’s oldest, continuously-operated hotel. Walk by the Sargent House on Broad Street, built in 1856 by civic leader and former U.S. Senator Aaron A. Sargent. Find the old Firehouse No. 2, featured in many photos of Nevada City.
Nevada City Walking Tour

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Nevada City Tree Tour

Nevada City is filled with beautiful trees and now you can learn about them through a new illustrated fold-out map and guide, “The Nevada City Tree Tour.” The self-guided walking (or driving) tour of 42 native and non-native trees in the downtown Nevada City area. Download a .pdf of the map below.
Nevada City Tree Tour

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Fall Colors Walking Tour

The Nevada City fall colors map shows a self-guided tour to some of the townʼs best fall color areas. The tour takes about 15 minutes by car, longer for cyclists or energetic walkers. Nevada Cityʼs best fall colors are in historic residential neighborhoods. Many of these trees were planted by early settlers.
Fall Colors Walking Tour

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Historical Sites & Visitor’s Guides

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Nevada County Historical Sites

Nevada County Geographic Information System (GIS) hosts a map with detailed information about historical sites throughout the county. This Story Map web application is sponsored by the Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission.
GIS Historical Sites Map

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Local Museums, Carriage Rides & More

Book a private carriage ride, drawn by grand Percheron draft horses and driven by coachmen with top hats and tails, through downtown Nevada City. Tour the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, a historical landmark, built of timber and stone, that served the needs of California gold miners in the mid-1800’s. If you’re feeling adventurous take a whitewater rafting tour. Local Tours

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Nevada County Visitor’s Guide

Nevada County is noted for many wonderful attributes in addition to its Gold Rush lore. Residents and visitors alike enjoy its mountain trails and scenic rivers, award-winning restaurants, quality theater productions, museums, art galleries, and local wineries.
View the Visitor’s Guide

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National Geographic’s Geotourism Map Guide

Visit National Geographic’s Geotourism Map Guide, the source of California and Nevada’s indomitable spirit and unparalleled explorations. Use the Sierra Nevada travel planning map, print map, and the Free Mobile App to guide you through breathtaking landscape, local culture, and unforgettable vacations.
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Nevada City on Film

“The Christmas Card”

“The Christmas Card,” filmed in Nevada City, tells the story of a soldier, Cody Cullen, with no family who, while serving in Afghanistan, receives an anonymous holiday card that touches him deeply. While on leave back home, he travels to Nevada City, California.  “The Christmas Card,” is the Hallmark Channel’s highest-rated original film of all time brings hundreds of visitors to the town each year.
“The Christmas Card”

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Nevada City as a Film Location

Located amid deep green forested mountainsides, containing some of the finest 1800s architecture in all of California and inhabited by a fun-loving, arts and outdoor oriented population, Nevada City is a perfect filming location.
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Can’t Visit? View Nevada City Photos & Videos instead!

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