Take I-5 or State Route 99 toward Sacramento and exit on Eight Mile Road, north of Stockton. Drive east to the junction of Eight Mile and State Route 88, turn left (north). Just a mile east of Clements, take the SR 88 split north (left).
J. Monteverde General Store - 3 Randolph St., Sutter Creek. A 1900s-style general store with vintage goods displayed.
Sutter Creek Visitor Center - 11A Randolph St., Sutter Creek. 209-267-1344. Open weekends 10-3.
Placerville Hardware - the oldest continuously operated hardware store in California; serves breakfast and lunch.
Sutter Creek Palace - 76 Main St., Sutter Creek, 209-267-1300
Susan's Place Wine Bar & Eatery - 15 Eureka St., Sutter Creek, 209-267-0945
Imperial Hotel Restaurant - Highway 49, Amador City, 209-267-9172
Taste Restaurant - Downtown Plymouth, 209-245-DINE
Amador Foothill Winery - 12500 Steiner Road, Plymouth, 209-245-6307. Very good view, but an unattractive tasting room.
Montevina - 20680 Shenandoah School Rd., Plymouth, CA 95669, (209) 245-6942. Very pleasant tasting experience. Large tasting room with some shopping and food samples.
Renwood - 12225 Steiner Rd., Plymouth, (209) 245-6979. Large tasting room with plenty of shopping. Pleasant grounds though not a huge view.
The Foxes Inn of Sutter Creek - 77 Main Street, Sutter Creek, 209-267-5882. Victorian bed and breakfast.
St. George Hotel - Main Street, Volcano, CA, 209-296-4458