Sonora, CA, Travel Guide

Zak, Nick and Aaron explore the abandoned Tuolumne Hospital in Sonora, CA, hoping to encounter spirits of the miners who passed through its doors during the California Gold Rush of 1849.

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Gunn House Hotel

This restored, 3-story, historic home features all the amenities of a modern hotel, while retaining the charm of the 1800s, when it was built by the publisher of Sonora’s first newspaper.

286 S Washington St
Sonora, CA 95370

 
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Black Oak Casino & Resort

This new luxury hotel and casino is located just 8 miles outside of Sonora. With 4 bars, 5 restaurants and its own bowling alley, there’s a little something for everyone.

19400 Tuolumne Rd North (E-17)
Tuolumne, CA 95379

 
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Diamondback Grill

This cozy restaurant in downtown Sonora offers great specials that change every night, as well as some of the best burgers in town.

93 S Washington St
Sonora, CA 95370

 
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Gold Prospecting Adventures

As part of their investigation, the GA guys visited Gold Prospecting Adventures to learn about the history of the and how it was shaped by the Gold Rush. Take one of their tours to do a little prospecting of your own.

18170 Main St
Jamestown, CA 95327

 
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San Francisco International Airport

Two and a half hours away from Sonora, San Francisco International is the largest airport nearby. As the second-busiest airport in California, there should be no problem finding a flight that’s convenient for you.

PO Box 8097
San Francisco, CA 94123

 
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Seven Sisters

One of the 5 restaurants at the Black Oak Casino & Resort, Seven Sisters was the Ghost Adventures crew’s favorite. Their sashimi of yellowtail and sea scallops appetizer is something that can’t be missed.

19400 Tuolumne Rd North (E-17)
Tuolumne, CA 95379

 
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Tuolumne County Museum

With a focus on the Gold Rush, this small museum has an impressive array of artifacts that offer visitors a glimpse at the region’s turbulent history.

West Bradford Ave
Sonora, CA 95370

 

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