Hotels in Grass Valley

Grass Valley Details

Grass Valley is a cultural center for Nevada County and is located in the midst of productive California wine country. There are a number of art galleries and a new Center for the Arts that frequently hosts special exhibits and cultural events. The growth of small wineries in Grass Valley attracts many visitors who enjoy visiting various operations for wine tasting opportunities. There are three tasting rooms to visit while shopping the quaint downtown area. The budget hotels in Grass Valley on are conveniently located to the center of town.Grass Valley was once a gold mining town. Empire Mine State Historical Park is the preserve of a mining operation. Only a short drive from cheap hotels in Grass Valley, its easy to spend a whole day in the park. Contained in the park is a real mine shaft that you can partially descend into and get a feel for what early miners endured. There is lots of information provided describing the exciting 1800s gold rush days. Also in the park there are plenty of beautiful gardens. When visiting Grass Valley, be sure to see the Lola Montez House which is actually a reproduction of the original structure. Lola Montez was a famous courtesan who was once King Ludwigs mistress. She came to California and spent much of her time entertaining the local miners.