Colfax trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Colfax

Trip Planner USA  /  California  /  Colfax
(25+ reviews from 1 attraction)
Nature
Colfax is a city in Placer County, California, at the crossroads of Interstate 80 and State Route 174. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,963 at the 2010 census. The town is named in honor of Vice President Schuyler Colfax, a bronze statue of whom stands on Main Street near the railroad station. Some of the town's notable features include the newly restored railroad depot, the downtown shops on Main Street, and Colfax High School, which serves a large surrounding area.HistoryOriginally inhabited by the Maidu and Miwok Indians, by the mid-19th century the city site was known as Alder Grove; however, as development increased, the city became known as Illinoistown. In April 1852, the Reelfoot Williams Gang robbed a Nevada City stagecoach of $7,000 in gold bullion near Illinoistown. This was the first stagecoach robbery in the gold country.
Plan your trip to Colfax and other United States destinations using our handy United States family vacation planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Colfax

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Colfax

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Colfax:
Museums, sightseeing, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Adventure, trails, winter sports
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Winter sports, nature, adventure
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Outdoors, wineries, casinos
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Zoos & aquariums, museums, historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to California

3 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, teens, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM INDONESIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 2 days in Riverside BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Santa Barbara BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Paso Robles BY A USER FROM SPAIN August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Anaheim, San Diego & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans