- TripBuzz found 11 things to do with kids in or near Grass Valley, California, including 1 fun activity for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sacramento.
- From 49er Family Fun Park to Prosperity Lanes, the Grass Valley area offers 76 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, History Museums, Bowling and Family Fun Center.
- Grass Valley is the largest city in California's Nevada County. Known by locals for its Cornish Heritage, tourists enjoy visiting the cities annual Cornish Christmas and St. Piran's Day Parade. Other points of interest include the areas historical landmarks such as the Holbrooke hotel, quaint family-owned eateries and unique shops.
Located within the Sierra Nevada Mountain foothills, Orchard Springs Campground is a campground along the shores of Rollins Lake. Campers commonly enjoy staying in tents or renting one of the cabins and boating during their trips.
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10791 E. Empire St, Grass Valley, CA 95945 MoreLess Info
From 1850 to it closing in 1956, the Empire Mine State Historic Park produced more than 5.8 million ounces of gold. The park still contains many of the original mine buildings, the owner's cottage, mining tunnels and a restored garden.
The Del Oro Theatre features movies as well as live performances such as 'The Nutcracker'. The theatre has a movie club, features live opera performances, and also has 9 auditoriums that are fitted with state-of-the-art sound and picture technology.
Originally built in 1865 as an orphanage for children who lost parents in mining accidents, the Grass Valley Museum contains furniture, clothing, photographs and other artifacts from the Gold Rush era. It is open mid-April through mid-October.
The Center for the Arts is a multi-use 21,000 square foot facility that includes a 300-seat main theater, two visual art galleries, classroom space and a 90-seat black box theater. They host more than 150 performances every year.
Alta Sierra Biblical Gardens is a quiet place for meditation and reflection and retreat. The gardens feature a forest setting overlooking 90 feet cascading falls along with a variety of blossoms blanketing the landscape.