Arnold is the perfect mountain escape, known for its pristine nature, great golf, local wineries, and thrilling ski slopes. Spend your mornings exploring one of Arnold's mountain lakes, fishing or swimming in the sun. At the end of the day, retreat back to your vacation home and grill the days catch on your spacious outdoor patio. With plenty of space to store the fishing poles, mountain bikes, or skis and boots, your options for outdoor adventure are endless.
Arnold's neighboring city, Calaveras County is home to a number of great wineries and restaurants that offer guests the opportunity to dine with a northern California mountain backdrop. Just 15 miles southwest of Arnold, Calaveras is the perfect day trip.
Be sure to save some time for these top attractions and activities as well:
-Visit The Harbinger Gallery: This art gallery in downtown Arnold features local and national artists and represents a broad spectrum of art.
-Explore the farmers market: Visit Arnold's local Farmer's Market and pick up some fresh corn, tomatoes, and produce.
-Visit the Sierra Nevada Logging Museum: Learn about the economic and cultural effects that the logging industry has had on the Sierra Nevada region over the years at this center for educational and historical research.
-Join the fun at the annual Jamboree: Rub shoulders with locals and take part in the end-of-summer Logging Jamboree. This annual event includes axe-throwing and log-sawing contests, games for the whole family, as well as live entertainment at night.
-Take a guided kayak or mountain bike tour: This is a great way to explore the Sierra Nevada region. Rent equipment from local tour providers if you can't bring your own.
-Play golf: The emerald green golf courses in and around Arnold are some of the best designed and most challenging courses in the state.
Arnold, California, is breathtakingly beautiful during all four seasons of the year. No matter when you decide to schedule your visit, you'll have plenty of exciting things to do here and you'll have no trouble finding the perfect luxury vacation rental. The right vacation home can help you relax after a long day of fun and exploration, and it can provide a great place to host your family and friends. While you're visiting Arnold, you may want to schedule day trips to nearby Angel's Camp and the beautiful Stanislaus State Forest.
As featured in USA TODAY and recommended by Travel + Leisure in its annual Villa Guide:
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