Encounter Ione as our forefathers did. Use the Ione Hotel as a base to experience the flavor of the surrounding towns of Plymouth, Drytown, Amador City, Sutter Creek, Vocano, and Jackson. Ione is a stepping off place for at least 15 local wineries, 4 near by lakes, Comanchee, Amador, Pardee, and Hogan Reservoirs and skiing facilities at kirkwood. Try your luck at the Jackson Rancheria Casino Just around the corner is the beautiful Castle Oaks Golf Course as well as La Contenda, Mace Meadow, and Dry Creek golf courses.

Visit the Mercer, Black Chasm, California, and Moaning Caverns, where you can spelunk, ride a zipline, repel, hike and explore. Tour the Kennedy and Sutter Gold mines. Gold pan and Gem mine at Roaring camp.

Poke around the myriad antique stores scattered throughout every town. Ski the beautiful Kirkwood resort and stay out of the snow at the Ione Hotel. Catch trophy trout, bass, and catfish in our fully stocked reservoirs. Waterski, jetski, kayak, swim and camp.

There's something for everyone in California's Gold Country!