The Historic Small Town That Every Northern Californian Should Visit At Least Once

If you’ve been on the hunt for your next day trip location, consider this quiet mountain town. This town is unknown to most, but it’s truly one of Northern California’s greatest hidden gems. Home to just around 225 people, the historic town of Sierra City contains a handful of Gold Rush-era buildings. However, there’s a lot more to this place than meets the eye. The town may be small, but it’s huge on character. The town’s historic quality along with its breathtaking surroundings make it the perfect destination for your next day trip.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you been to Sierra City before? What’s your favorite historic town? If you think this place looks absolutely charming, be sure to check out our list of The 15 Cutest Small Rural Towns In Northern California.