Explore Beautiful Houses for Rent in Diamond Springs, CA
Just south of Placerville, this community has homes for rent near beautiful landscapes which is perfect for those who like spending time outdoors.
Facts for Renters About Diamond Springs
The entire community is a designated California Historical Landmark. This is due to its importance in the agricultural and mining history of the region.
Diamond Springs was settled in 1848 during the beginning of the California Gold Rush. It was named for the cleanness of the water in the region and produced one of the largest nuggets of gold found in the county, weighing in at 25 pounds.
El Dorado County is known for its wine-making. It's a designated American Viticulture Area and is home to about 50 wineries. The county holds over 2,000 acres of vineyards.
Diamond Springs will appeal to those who appreciate natural wonders. Nearby, there are many parks, streams, trails and mountains to explore. For instance, Desolation Wilderness has 15 trailheads, miles of paths and over 100 lakes. Renters can also try their hand at panning for gold in one of the area's rivers. To learn about mining history and get lessons on how to pan for gold, Strike It Rich Adventures accommodates groups for tours.