A Highway 49 Drive: A Self-Guided Audio Tour from Placerville to Jackson

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  • Audio Guide
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  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket

Experience California’s historic Gold Country on a driving tour from Placerville to Jackson with this affordable audio tour. • Find out about the hard-rock mining era of the California Gold Rush which began in the 1850s, shortly after the area’s placer mines began to run dry • Hear from producer Lynn Momboisse, a California native with a penchant for telling stories • Do it all in 150 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Placerville

This self-guided driving tour starts in Placerville. You’ll learn about the hard-rock mining era of the California Gold Rush which began in the 1850s, shortly after the area’s placer mines began to run dry.

Pass By: Plymouth

The tour takes you through Plymouth.

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On this tour, you’ll drive through the Shenandoah Valley and learn how wine making, which also started in the 1850s, created liquid gold for some of the early pioneers

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On this driving tour, you'll have the opportunity to stop the tour and partake in a little wine tasting at this venue.

Pass By: Amador Flower Farm

The tour passes by Amador Flower Farm.

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On this driving tour, you'll have the opportunity to stop the tour and partake in a little wine tasting at this venue.

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On this self-guided tour, you'll drive through the California Gold Rush towns of Fiddletown, Amador City, Sutter Creek, and Jackson.

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On this self-guided tour, you'll drive through the California Gold Rush towns of Fiddletown, Amador City, Sutter Creek, and Jackson.

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On this tour, you'll find out what remains of Treasure Mine, Kennedy Mine and Bunker Hill.

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On this self-guided tour, you'll drive through the California Gold Rush towns of Fiddletown, Amador City, Sutter Creek, and Jackson.

Pass By: Sutter Creek

On this self-guided tour, you'll drive through the California Gold Rush towns of Fiddletown, Amador City, Sutter Creek, and Jackson.

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The tour passes by Miners' Bend Park.

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On this tour, you'll find out what remains of Treasure Mine, Kennedy Mine and Bunker Hill.

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On this self-guided tour, you'll drive through the California Gold Rush towns of Fiddletown, Amador City, Sutter Creek, and Jackson.
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