15 locals recommend ·
Grass Valley, California
Tips from locals
Small historical town atmosphere with great shops, restaurants, theaters, and night life is just a short 5-7 minute walk.
Another historic mining town like Nevada City, with lots of restaurants, bars, music, and theater.
It was built upon the wealth of gold, agriculture and commerce. Now a bustling community filled with an abundance of history. You can delight in browsing the quaint streets of Grass Valley while shopping in a wide variety of unique stores. Antique shops, art galleries, contemporary stores, fine…
Interesting area to go to see the history of the area and funky restaurants and shops.
Grass Valley, which was originally known as Boston Ravine and later officially named Centerville, dates from the California Gold Rush. When a post office was established in 1851, it was renamed Grass Valley the following year for unknown reasons. The town incorporated in 1860.