In the News
June 6, 2012
How Facebook helped me plan my wedding
Grace and Brad chose to hold their upcoming fall nuptials at Twenty Mile House, a stunning venue in the small town of Cromberg, California. Located just four hours north of San Francisco, the green wedding venue features local produce and has a low carbon footprint …
April 18, 2012
Historic inn finds niche hosting eco-weddings
By Suzi Brakken, Special to Feather Publishing
A new era of “green” business is under way at the historic Twenty Mile House in Cromberg. The 1854 property — which has welcomed gold miners, flyfishermen and bed-and-breakfast guests — is currently hosting eco-friendly weddings with all-inclusive packages that are making a significant impact on local economy.
March 18, 2011
Make the Twenty Mile House Your Haven for Special Events
by Linda Kelly Carbonfund.org
Spring is around the corner; that means vacation planning time. Whether it’s a wedding, reunion, family event or just a needed getaway, plan a visit to this former stagecoach stop and trading post for local gold miners, the historic 1854 Twenty Mile House. Nestled in the stunning Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California, the Twenty Mile House is just an hour from Reno and Lake Tahoe.Choose your perfect accommodation from one of the private cabins or charming and comfortable guest rooms, all with private bathrooms, in the main house bed and breakfast. Indulge in delicious gourmet breakfasts served each morning on the warm sunny porch or by the fire in the main house.
June 28, 2010
In the Graeagle area, an off-the-beaten-path recommendation for accommodations is Twenty Mile House, a bed-and-breakfast run by a charming young couple and their 2-year-old daughter. A stone-walled structure that dates to 1854 and set in an enchanting forested, Twenty Mile House is a perfect couples getaway spot and only 15 minutes from Whitehawk Ranch Golf Club and Plumas Pines, two remote mountain courses you’d legitimately call “hidden gems.”
July 25, 2009
I fished during the day in an area near The 20 Mile House. This historic Inn has been a haven to travelers since 1854, welcoming prospectors, pioneers and adventurers who journeyed on the storied stage coach from the east. The river is low, but that makes it easier to catch the native rainbows as they are concentrated into the deeper runs and pools. The water temp was 62 degrees. A few bugs were active including Sulphur spinners, and couple different Caddis flies. With no rise forms and plenty of hoppers out, I tied on my tan and brown foam hopper. Fishing was excellent! Many rainbows came up for the hopper with takes so slow and confident, you just knew that they had ate them before. I would fish a run, walk back down, and tie on a Baetis nymph dropper in a size 18 and catch more fish. You don’t see very many people down here, and for a Saturday there was complete solitude to be had. I caught and released 37 fish 6-14″. With that many fish in a short period, I put the rod down and rolled rocks to bug hunt. The highest percentage of bugs is cased Caddis, followed by Golden Stones. The amount of bugs is off the charts and this is a banner year for all species. If you plan on fishing the Middle Fork, fish below where Jamison creek dumps in by Two Rivers. There is cold water here and the trout will navigate the