Top Choice Antiques in Placerville

Gothic Rose Antiques

The most interesting antique and curiosity shop in Gold Country likely frightens the wigs off the other dealers in town with its collection of haute gothic house wares, antique occult goods and flawlessly macabre se…
Market in Sierra City & The Lakes Basin

Sierra Country Store

A welcome sight for Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) hikers and anyone else needing a laundromat, deli, groceries, ATM and wi-fi.
Antiques in Placerville

Placerville Antiques & Collectibles

Of Placerville’s many antique shops, the collective of dealers in this brightly lit space is a favorite. Reasonably priced mid-century dishware is a particular strength.
Books in Placerville


A great used-book store to stock up on vacation pulp.
Books in Placerville

Placerville News Co

This plank-floored bookshop has a wealth of excellent maps, history and local-interest books.
Wine in Placerville

Wine Smith

The Placerville wine shop that specializes in local grapes.
Sports & Outdoors in Sonora & Jamestown

Sierra Nevada Adventure Company

This flagship is stocked with maps, equipment rental and sales and friendly advice from guides with a passionate knowledge of ways to get outdoors in the area.
Homewares in Placerville

Placerville Hardware

The 1852 building, an anchor of Placerville’s main drag, is the oldest continuously operating hardware store west of the Mississippi and a place to pick up a brochure for a self-guided tour of the town. The store ha…
Sports & Outdoors in Auburn

Pioneer Mining Supply

Your one-stop prospecting shop. Don't mind the gruff salesfolk. They actually are happy to get you started, set up guided tours (from $100 per person), or if you're a pro, showcase the latest in sluicing technology.
Wine in Plymouth & Amador City

Amador 360 Wine Collective

Run by the couple that organizes Amador's annual Barbera extravaganza (, this expansive shop reserves special billing to boutique vintners who otherwise would not offer tastings.