6 days in Placerville, Donnelly & Twin Falls Itinerary

6 days in Placerville, Donnelly & Twin Falls Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sacramento
Drive:  1 h
1
Placerville
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Donnelly
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Twin Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Sacramento

2
nights
Placerville

Placerville ©
Placerville is the county seat of El Dorado County, California. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nevada Beach Campground and Lava Cap Winery. Change things up with a short trip to Baldwin Beach in South Lake Tahoe (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Bell Tower, contemplate the waterfront views at Fallen Leaf Lake, immerse yourself in nature at D.L. Bliss State Park, and do a tasting at Holly's Hill Vineyard.

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Sacramento to Placerville is an approximately 1- hour car ride. When traveling from Sacramento in July, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Placerville: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Donnelly.

Things to do in Placerville

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Baldwin Beach, Nevada Beach Campground, D.L. Bliss State Park, Fallen Leaf Lake
Highlights from your plan
Hangtown's Gold Bug Park ©
Hangtown's Gold Bug Park
Nevada Beach Campground ©
Nevada Beach Campground
Lava Cap Winery ©
Lava Cap Winery

1
day
Donnelly

Donnelly ©
Donnelly is a city in rural Valley County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Gold Fork Hot Springs.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Donnelly online trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Placerville to Donnelly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Placerville to Donnelly. Traveling from Placerville in July, things will get a bit cooler in Donnelly: highs are around 83°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Donnelly

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gold Fork Hot Springs ©
Gold Fork Hot Springs

2
nights
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Herrett Center for Arts and Science, snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, then stroll around Centennial Waterfront Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rock Creek Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth National Forest, and then look for gifts at Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise.

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Traveling by car from Donnelly to Twin Falls takes 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Donnelly in July, with highs in Twin Falls at 91°F and lows at 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Centennial Waterfront Park ©
Centennial Waterfront Park

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