Day Trips

Create your own adventure with a full day of amazing destinations, interesting people, and lots of good things to eat! There are such diverse destinations in Northern California, you’ll want to plan a day trip every week or two.

If you are feeling cosmopolitan, San Francisco and Napa are just down the road. The majestic Redwoods aren’t much further. In far Northern California lies one of the best kept secrets – the Shasta Cascade region. Covering 20% of California this area offers glistening lakes and world-class rivers and scenic drives along backcountry roads. The Shasta Cascade provides something for everyone to discover and enjoy including many unspoiled wide open spaces.

In another direction you will find Amador County. The majority of the shopping centers, government offices, and many businesses are located in Jackson and its neighbor town Martel.  Here you will find underground caves with tours, camping, picnicking, and the Jackson Main Street with it’s interesting antique shops.

The point is, California has all there is to offer, and it’s all conveniently located near ~ Rincon del Rio ~.

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Carol Young is a resident of Auburn, CA in Nevada County one of the most beautiful places on earth.Along with her husband Jim and their children Mac and Aubree, the family partnership is developing an active-adult community with a working farm to provide farm-to-fork dining for the residents, 80% open space, and a genuine “sense of place”.They all agree that “Nature is our Niche” and want to build a community for people to live the best years of their lives with a renewed spirit of purpose.

If you have suggestions or questions for Rincon del Rio, please contact Carol: