The gently rolling hills of Roseville, California, were once home to the Maidu Indians. When gold was discovered in these hills in 1849, their world changed forever. A town was established here in 1864 and today is a city of over 100,000. There is something here for everyone, with parks and open spaces as well as many historical points of interest.
Visit the Carnegie Museum and take a walking tour of the city to see the many historic buildings and homes. The Maidu Indian Museum has a looped trail that takes up past ancient petroglyph's and inside the museum, you will find many artefact's detailing the history and culture of these people. You will see one of the most extensive collections of telephones in the country at the Roseville Telephone Museum.
At One Root, you will learn the history of the arts in this region and the Crocker Arts Museum is the leading institution for teaching the arts in the Sacramento Valley. The third Saturday of each month is dedicated to a tour of the art galleries and features a reception-style event. At the Roseville Arts Center, you will see the works of local artists as well as those from all over the nation.
For golfers, the Diamond oaks and the Woodcreek Golf Courses are two of the finest golf courses in the state, where you can tee off in the great California sunshine all year round. With a park around every corner, you will find more parks in this city than anywhere else. There are playgrounds, picnic areas, recreational facilities and walking trails for you to enjoy.
Hotels and motels abound, as do places for you to dine in style or just have a casual meal. Shopping here is some of the best you will ever find with many malls and plazas featuring brand name stores. Roseville will delight you with what it has to offer and will be the first place that you want to come back to.