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The Holiday Inn Auburn Hotel is located in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains along historic Highway 49 in Auburn, California. Rich in history of early settlers and the gold mining era, it’s a great Northern California getaway. Whether you are looking for gold mines, rafting, fishing, hiking, golfing, mountain biking, skiing, antiquing or just relaxing in a charming small town in a beautiful setting, the Auburn area is just right for you. Check in with Placer County Visitor Center for more information.

Gold Mining History

Coloma, just minutes away, will take you back to where gold was first discovered in a stream bed at Sutter’s Mill. Mine tours are available nearby at Empire Gold Mine and Gold Bug Mine.

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Outdoor Activities

World class rafting and fishing on the American River are just 20 minutes away, see the North Fork and Middle Fork tours in our area. For the golf enthusiast, Dark Horse Golf Club, Auburn Country Club, and The Ridge Golf Club, home of an LPGA tour event, are nearby. Auburn is also home to many of the Sierra’s best hiking and mountain biking trails. Ski country awaits with a short drive up the mountain to Sugar Bowl or Boreal ski resorts. Ask about our packages.

Endurance Capital of the World

Auburn has earned this distinction for hosting two of the world’s most demanding ultra-endurance events – the famed Western States Trail Run and the T