The Scenic Gold Country Route That Leads to 6 Old-Fashioned Antique Stores

Go antiquing in NorCal along this 37-mile Amador County route. This short road trip through part of Gold Country passes several small towns with lots of shops. Here is our list of Amador County antique stores you don’t want to miss!

Highway 49 is a historic highway constructed during the Gold Rush of 1849 (hence the name). The highway begins north of Truckee and east of Portola, and continues west then south through the Sierra foothills until reaching the town of Oakhurst. The entire highway takes about 6 hours to drive. If you want to learn about California Gold Rush history stop at the Angel’s Camp Museum. There you’ll find a lot of very cool items from the Gold Rush era, including the largest collection of carriages and wagons in the nation.

Let us know if you take this antiquing road trip through Gold Country!

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