Lamb’s Victorian Inn: A “home away from home” in Grass Valley

VISITORS WILL MARVEL AT THE B&B RUN BY John and Janet Lamb in historic Grass Valley: heavenly beds, delicious homemade breakfasts, manicured gardens, and a two-minute walk to town for dinner, wine tasting and entertainment. Located on a leafy green corner lot on Church Street, Lamb’s Victorian Inn is only a short distance to Empire […]

Lamb’s Victorian Inn Cookie Recipe

These homemade cookies are offered to guests at Lamb’s Victorian Inn in Grass Valley: In Mixer: 2/3 stick unsalted butter, room temperature 2/3 stick browned unsalted butter (whisk when foamy) 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup (packed) golden brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Sift together 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking […]

Après Ski in the Foothills

THOUGH MOUNTAIN RESORTS ARE APPEALING, some people would rather stay out of the snow and take day-trips to the slopes. Après Ski Denver now has a following. Here’s a locals’ secret in the Sierra foothills— Nevada City, Grass Valley and Auburn are “snowless” escapes—but only a one-hour drive to Sugar Bowl Resort and Royal Gorge […]

Arts & Culture Getaways in Auburn, Grass Valley and Nevada City

SMALL, PICTURESQUE TOWNS SUCH AS Ashland, OR and Telluride, CO have long been popular with arts and culture enthusiasts. Though lesser known, the Sierra foothills is a cultural destination in its own right, with world-class performers, award-winning theater, including Broadway shows, and eclectic art galleries—all within walkable, historic towns. Dining, shopping and lodging—from B&Bs and […]