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Upper Pioneer Trail

Nevada City's well known Pioneer Trail is a 30 mile singletrack ride from Nevada City to Lake Spaulding. From there you can ride the little known but spectacularly fun and beautiful 8 mile loop known as the Upper Pioneer Trail.  Trailbuilder…
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Nevada City Constitution Day Parade

The 45th annual Constitution Day Parade proudly marched through downtown Nevada City today.  The parade, with over 100 entries, ranged from patriotic, musical, entertaining, dead presidents and small town community spirit.  Below are some…
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Elevensies Crepes

The hot dog stand on Broad Street across from the Nevada Theatre has been transformed into Elevensies Crepes.  Ariella Daly and Coly Richey are dishing out both sweet and savoury crepes Tuesday through Sunday 11am to 3:30 and soon to be open…
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Foreign Affairs and Nevada City Marketplace

Looking for a unique piece of furniture with some history or piece of art from a foreign country?  Carolyne and Dick Moss have taken their extensive collections from their time abroad and created a new gallery in downtown Nevada City called…
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Roseanne Burke greeting cards

Nevada City local Roseanne Burke has been painting Nevada CIty scenes and selling her paintings through As If Artists Studio but now she's just launched a line of greeting cards with some of her favorite Nevada City hot spots, including the…
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Mountain Biking the Pioneer Trail

Mountain biking the Pioneer Trail in Nevada City along Highway 20.
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Nevada City Boardwalk

There's a new boardwalk in downtown Nevada City and it's attracting all sorts of attention.  Cafe Mekka owner Corey Bristow was excited to see the addition to the street and said it's been great for business.  "I'm totally on board" he said…
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Amigos & Co

Looking for a nice cool glass of Sangria in Nevada City?  Stop by Amigos & Co at the bottom of Broad Street and enjoy the outdoor patio by Deer Creek.  But make sure you're hungry because the portions are large and the service is fast.…
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Free Veggie Cart

The Outside Inn's free neighbor's vegetable cart has been getting a lot of activity this summer, click here for the first post of the summer, a real heart warming story.  For photos of some of the colorful items that have come and gone from…
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Celebration of Life Triathlon Training

Every September for the past 15 years an ever growing number of ladies celebrate life by competing in a women's only sprint Celebration of Life triathlon at Scotts Flat Lake, raising money for the fight against breast cancer.  All proceeds…
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Uncorked

Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and the Sierra Vintners "Uncorked" their first joint wine tasting event in downtown Nevada City today.  An extensive selection of local wines were poured throughout historic downtown Nevada City and paired…
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Swimming holes on the South Yuba River

Summer in Nevada City is not complete without a trip to the South Yuba River for a dip in one of the many fabulous swimming holes.  If you're new to the area and want some tips, stop by the Outside Inn office and we're happy to point you…
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In The Kitchen

Wendy Van Wagner, owner of In the Kitchen, has been teaching and cooking up fresh food with mainly organic and local ingredients since she returned to her native Nevada City four years ago when she set up her own cooking school and local community…
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Lower Scotts Flat Lake

If you're looking for a secluded, scenic adventure check out Lower Scotts Flat lake.  We went on an amazing lake adventure only ten minutes from the Outside Inn that is totally secret and beautiful with plenty of wildlife. Lower Scotts Flat…
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Nevada City Summer Nights

Looking for something to do on Wednesday night?  Stop by the Nevada City Summer Nights street fair between 6pm and 9:30pm.  Live music, fresh food, wine and beer for sale, vendors and plenty of people watching. The kids can bounce on the…
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Pioneer Trail

Looking for a shady place to go for a moderate hike or mountain bike ride?  Or looking for a child friendly outdoor activity?  Check out the Pioneer Trail just 5 miles up Highway 20.  Park by the Harmony Ridge Market and head up the hill,…
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Neighbor’s Vegetable Cart

The Outside Inn's free veggie stand is out for the season and already getting a lot of local activity.  The cart is located right in front of the office and offers a local option for extras veggies, to either drop off or pick up someone…
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Edwards Crossing, South Yuba Trail

Edwards Crossing of the South Yuba River is a great place to take a hike, ride your mountain bike or in the summer time swim in the swimming holes.  The section of the South Yuba trail starts just to the left of the bridge and heads downstream.…
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Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July from the Outside Inn!
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South Yuba Trail, Purdon Crossing

One of the gem's of Nevada County is the South Yuba River, just minutes from the Outside Inn.  Whether you're panning for gold, mountain biking, swimming or hiking they are plenty of great spots to enjoy the beauty of the river and its surroundings.…
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Nevada City Farmers Market

Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning in Nevada City?  Stop by the Nevada City Farmers Market, open from 8:30am to 12:30 mid June through mid November.  Fresh veggies from Mountain Bounty Farm, Dinner Bell Farms, Riverhill…