Summer Drive through Sierras



Day 1

Andis Wines
Andis Wines
Food or Drink | Winery or Winery Tasting Room
Must spend a day here.

Andis Wines is an Amador County winery with a philosophy that blends the traditional and the contemporary! Our modern facility, striking views and captivating wines provide guests with a fun experience …

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Mitchler Hotel (No. 267 Historical Landmark)
Mitchler Hotel (No. 267 Historical Landmark)
Community | Historic Site or District

Now known as Murphys Hotel, this is one of the oldest hotels still operating in California and is located in central Murphys. First called the Sperry and Perry Hotel, it was opened by James L. Sperry and John Perry on August 20, 1856 and was…

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Day 2

Bodie State Historic Park
Bodie State Historic Park
Natural Area | State Park

Bodie State Historic Park is a genuine California gold mining ghost town. Visitors can walk down the deserted streets of a town that once had a population of nearly 10,000 people. The town is named for Waterman S. Body (William Bodey), who had…

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McKinley Grove Giant Sequoias
McKinley Grove Giant Sequoias
Natural Area | National Forest

Located in the Sierra National Forest, McKinley Grove is a secluded and uncrowded Giant Sequoia grove near Shaver Lake, California. While California’s Coastal Redwoods are the world’s tallest trees, Giant Sequoias are the world’s largest, with…

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In This Trip Plan

1 Andis Wines
2 Mitchler Hotel (No. 267 Historical Landmark)
3 Bodie State Historic Park
4 McKinley Grove Giant Sequoias