Los Angeles Times highlights The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, which was forced to close due to the Coronavirus pandemic two days after its grand reopening following an extensive remodel. 5/11/20

 Narcity highlights the hidden Emerald Pools in Tahoe National Forest in their article “This Easy Trail In California Leads You To The Most Amazing Emerald Pools” 2/5/20

 John Bartell has named Malakoff Diggins State Park one of “The top 15 places to travel in Northern California in 2020” in his show Bartell’s Backroads on ABC 10 Sacramento. 12/19/19

 USA Today 10 Best features Nevada City as one of the “10 Hallmark movie locations that will make your holiday wishes come true.” 12/18/19

 Only in Your State highlights Nevada City as the star of the Hallmark holiday movie The Christmas Card. 11/30/19

NBC News Los Angeles highlights Cornish Christmas in “Grass Valley’s Classic Cornish Christmas” 11/15/19


National travel website Narcity shares the wonder of Victorian Christmas in their article “You Can Visit This Cozy California Town That Looks Like A Christmas Movie Come To Life” 11/6/19


Only in Your State encourages everyone to “Visit Nevada City, The One Christmas Town In Northern California That’s Simply A Must Visit This Season” 11/5/19


Recordnet.com, Stockton’s online daily news site, shares a blog about one man’s journey to visit California’s covered bridges, including Bridgeport Covered Bridge in Nevada County. 11/4/19


TimeOut.com names Inn Town Campground as #7 in their list of “The best camping in California from the Pacific Coast to the Sierra Nevada.” 10/11/19


Sunset Magazine celebrates Donner Lake in their article “Tahoe Too Crowded? Its Lesser-Known Neighbor Has All of the Same Outdoor Splendor.” 9/25/19


Fox 40 News, Sacramento, encourages people to come to Nevada City for the beautiful fall foliage. 9/24/19


Here Comes the Guide highlights two Nevada County wedding venues in their recent post titled “Celebrating AlFresco: 12 Outdoor Sacramento Wedding Venues.” 8/29/19


AAA’s Via Magazine highlights the beauty of fall in Grass Valley, along with dining and activity suggestions. 8/17/19


Thrillist declares Nevada City one of the 16 perfect road trip destinations when you need to get out of San Francisco 8/12/19


NBC Bay Area deems the Nevada City Film Festival as “worth the trip.” 8/12/19


SF Chronicle names Nevada City as one of 8 California small towns to visit right now. 7/26/19


Australia’s Man of Many highlights Nevada City in their piece Why California’s Gold Country is the Perfect Road Trip Discovery. 6/28/19


Roadtrippers features Nevada City as The Ultimate Bay Area Road Trip. 6/20/19


Nevada City/Grass Valley selected as a top retirement destination in sixth edition of “America’s 100 Best Places to Retire” 12/4/18


Comstock Magazine featured Outlandish Adventures in Won’t You Be My Guide? 11/7/18

Only In Your State – This Rustic Steakhouse in Northern California is a Carnivore’s Dream Come True 1/11/18

Sunset Magazine featured Nevada City on their February, 2017, cover and named it the “Best Value” Town in the West.

Additionally, in April, the magazine identified Inn Town Campground in Nevada City as one of their “55 best campgrounds in California, Hawaii, and Mexico.”

In March, 2017, Matador Network identified Nevada City as one of the “Coolest Towns” in the USA.

California Gold Country, including Nevada City, was listed among the top 10 US travel destinations by Lonely Planet in 2012.

Budget Travel voted Nevada City as #3 in their “America’s Coolest Small Towns 2017” after awarding them the #6 spot in their 2014 version. Read 2017 Article:

Budget Travel also penned a piece: Get to know Nevada City

Outside Magazine designated Nevada City as the No. 2 rated of the best “river cities” in America in 2012.

Onlyinyourstate.com listed Nevada City as one of the 11 most Charming River Towns in Northern California in March, 2017

Golf Magazine chose DarkHorse Golf Course as one of its Top 10 You Can Play in America and the course was voted No. 1 in the Sierra Nevada by the Western Golf Alliance.

World renowned travel guide Frommers listed Nevada City as one of the Best Small Towns and Villages in California.

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The readers of San Francisco Gate chose Nevada City among their 20 must-see small towns in California in 2013.

The Nevada County Fairgrounds has been proclaimed by the California Legislature as “California’s Most Beautiful Fairgrounds.”

Huell Hauser visits the Nevada County Fair

Only in Your State – 15 Picturesque Small Towns in NorCal 7/17/16

The Nevada City Film Festival (NCFF) was recognized by Moviemaker Magazine as one of the top “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” in April 2016.

The readers of San Francisco Gate chose Nevada City among their 20 must-see small towns in California in 2013.

California Through My Lens – Donner Pass, Summit Tunnel Hike

Only in Your State – 12 Under the Radar Restaurants in Northern California that are Scrumdiddlyumptious (three NC restaurants)

Online magazine Niche listed Grass Valley as one of the top 50 towns to live in California in 2015.

Nevada City is featured prominently in the travel guidebook “The Great Towns of Northern California; The Guide to the Best Getaways for a Vacation or a Lifetime” by David Vokac. Buy it here

The Nevada County Fair has been hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the top 10 county fairs in the United States.”