Getting Here

By Road

Placer County is one of the most accessible destination spots in California. Interstate 80 runs through the heart of the county, connecting to San Francisco 104 miles to the West and Reno, Nevada, 42 miles to the East. Historic Hwy 49 runs through Auburn linking it to the 170-year history of California’s Gold Rush towns and attractions.


By Plane

Sacramento International Airport provides easy and convenient access to enjoy a Placer County getaway.  With over 150 daily flights from 30 nonstop destinations throughout North America, your adventure is waiting for you to explore.

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Easy access to the North Lake Tahoe area is also available from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport with 130 daily nonstop flights.

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By Train

Amtrak train service connects Placer County to the Bay Area, Sacramento and the Tahoe Basin. The Capitol Corridor route offers multiple daily routes to connect the Bay Area with Roseville, Rocklin and Auburn, with connecting bus service to Colfax and Truckee for the North Lake Tahoe region.

The California Zephyr cross-country route connects the Bay Area with Roseville, Colfax and Truckee to access the North Lake Tahoe region.