One thing we love about an RV vacation are the thousands of fun, little-known adventures we get to take along the way. At Advantage Caravans, we’re always looking for local attractions that make for a good adventure and memory-making. If you’re looking for a fun afternoon activity in the Sacramento area, we recommend Gabby’s Historic Gold Rush Tours.

panning for gold

Back in 1849, miners rushed to California for the promise of gold. According to HISTORY, the San Francisco area grew from about 1,000 to over 100,000 people in about a year—and with good reason. By 1952, more than $2 billion worth of gold was mined.

Today, most of that gold has been discovered. However, you can still get a feel for the Gold Rush experience at Gabby’s Historic Gold Rush Tours. They offer several different tour options at different prices. Many guests also opt to pay a little extra to do a little panning for gold themselves (with a guaranteed sample to take home!). We recommend that you read through Gabby’s website to get a feel for the tour types and what works best for you.

You’ll never think of the Sacramento Valley in the same way after discovering its rich history. And that’s not all this part of California has to offer! From Lake Tahoe to the Sacramento Zoo, you could travel for weeks in an RV and still find more things to do in Sacramento and the state of California. Don’t waste time; book your motorhome rental today and start exploring.

To get started, contact Advantage Caravans at 916-832-8824 during regular business hours, or use our online reservation system any time. (Note: We recommend that you call to get the most up-to-date rental information, especially during our busy season.)

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