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Alpacas of El Dorado

4535 BOO BEAR LANE SOMERSET, CA.  95684 Proprietors:  Laurie and Scott Findlay The story of this ranch’s beginning is almost as interesting as the animals themselves.  It is almost as though this couple was led by the hand to a vocation that has fulfilled their life’s...

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Lucinda’s Country Inn

6701 Perry Creek Road Fair Play, CA 95684 Proprietors:  Lucinda and Daryl Sullivan Tucked into the back roads of the Fair Play wine country and next door to Amador’s Shenandoah Valley, this Bed and Breakfast Inn is home to seekers of the grape who may want a break...

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Full Moon Farm

A country road takes you up hills and curves to a 32-acre farm nestled in a forest setting that feels far and away from the city just a mile or so back there. Nearby, huge rock cliffs soar upward and serve as the name for road, “Big Cut”.  Turns out it is an old gold mining…

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The Davies Family Inn at Shadow Ridge Ranch

3700 Fort Jim Rd. Placerville, CA 95667 Proprietors: Jim Davies and Linda Hopkins Davies It was called “Newtown”. You can vividly imagine the noisy rousting about of the miners in and about the saloons and boardwalks crowded with all manner of local folks trying to go...

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FAUSEL RANCH 4881 Hanks Exchange Rd. Placerville, CA 95667 Proprietors:  David and Deanna Fausel The Fausel Ranch is listed in California’s Agricultural Heritage Club and received special recognition in 2010 with a plaque in their honor.  The ranch’s first year of...

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