Wine & Whitewater Adventure

Check into the Swan-Levine House or Lamb’s Victorian Inn, quaint B&Bs in Grass Valley and a short walk from historic downtown Grass Valley’s unique shops, restaurants, art galleries and five wine tasting rooms.

Visit the beautiful South Fork of the Yuba River (don’t forget your camera!). This 20-mile portion of the South Yuba River canyon stretches from Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park to Bridgeport Covered Bridge. The area includes the longest single-span covered bridge in the world, the steep rugged canyon of the South Yuba River, and the Independence Trail – the first identified wheelchair-accessible wilderness trail in the country.

Or, if you’re the more adventurous sort, try a whitewater rafting trip on the North Yuba or Truckee River with Tributary Whitewater Tours.

Finish your adventure wine tasting in Nevada County’s emerging wine country known as the Sierra Vintners. Visit one of the wineries located in the foothills or stop by a tasting room located in historic downtown Grass Valley or Nevada City. With award-winning wines and people who will treat you like family the minute you arrive, you’ll be glad we pointed you in the right direction.

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