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Things to do in Yuba County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Hiking, exploring nature, relax in the peaceful outdoors, get some exercise, view the falls, sit by the river and enjoy the sounds of birds and animals in the wild ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Another place for music and the arts in Nevada City which is a ten minute drive from High St Guesthouse”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
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“Comfy haunt with pub grub, game broadcasts & live bands in a 19th-century building with a warm vibe in Nevada City. Music starts at 9:30 every night except for the once-a-month Friday afternoon 5-8pm Geezer Gig for the 60+ crowd.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Gym
“One of the best swimming holes in California. It can be exceptionally crowded on summer weekends. Its best to plan to hike in 30 minutes or more from the bridge.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Perfect for a romantic dinner or group party! Tasty Italian food in a great local scene. My favorite is pesto salmon salad!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“incredible food. wonderful people. for early evening, a reservation is recommended”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
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“We’ve gotten lots of recommendations on this place. They are vegetarian/vegan only. We hear the salads are great.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good sushi. For veggie sushi, try the Machu Picchu... so satisfying. Also, the plum wine martinis (plumtinis) are delicious.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“Their Cadillac margaritas are to die for! And the music in the evening is wonderful! Good food!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Best Breakfast and Lunch! Family owned and operated. Try the Huevoes Mexicana or the Lox and Bagles! Best Bloody Marys around and great Irish Coffee. They have another restaurant in Lincoln as well. On the way to Tahoe!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Independent films in a small, elegant two screen venue featuring comfortable seating as well as beer and wine. Rick and Cherie's favorite place for a movie.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cafe
“Meet my friend and owner Steffen, who's place is hard to find (there's no sign). Enjoy his roasted coffee, nosh on yummy edibles like the 6-minute egg with toast, and peruse a curated vinyl collection that showcases Nevada City's local musicians.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“The trail follows the South Fork of the Yuba along a former flume. It's almost level so an easy walk and wheelchair accessable! Hike down stream to the flume. The creek under the flume is home to many newts - beautiful orange salamanders. Take the kids.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Good, reasonably-priced Thai in downtown Grass Valley, with above-average atmosphere and super-friendly staff.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Great place for coffee & tea, nice dining area and food is fresh and organic! Plenty of pastry options.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Food
“Grass Valley's newest brewpub. Good beer, food, and games. A short walk from High St Guesthouse”
  • 12 locals recommend