We discovered the Mother Lode when we made a quick trip toward Tahoe to pick up our son at camp. We were running late and get up early. There was nothing that looked inviting in Placerville and then we saw the Mother Lode! It had a sparkling pool and a lovely garden. We got a clean room with a comfortable bed for $62.00.
We were curious about the area, so we came back in August and stayed for 4 nights. It was an easy drive to the high country, so we would hike around in the mountains all day, then come back to swim in the late afternoon. Then we would mosey into Placerville for dinner. It is a 5-minute drive to a cute downtown with some inviting restaurants. One day we drove to Tahoe(about 90 minutes) and then came back for dinner. It is close to the Gold Country, too.
Make no mistake: this is a budget property, but you can't beat it for a cheap, easy vacation!
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