MURPHYS, CALIFORNIA -- Murphys (MAP) is a small town located in the near-center of a triangle with Sacramento, South Lake Tahoe, and Yosemite at its corners — all <60 miles away. It's no wonder it’s has been named one of the Top 10 Coolest Towns in America by Budget Travel magazine... It IS! Everything is "local," meaning there are no chain stores and hotels, etc. You dine at incredible local eateries, stay in VRBO homes or at local B&Bs, and sample wine in almost 30 tasting rooms; that's why Murphys has been named "The Next Napa."

A local Murphys events site keeps you up-to-date on what's going one, whether it's a concert at Ironstone Amphitheatre <more here> with acts like The B52s, Lady Antebellum, Coldplay, Bruno Mars... even the Russian National Orchestra; Dave Koz; Robert Cray; Michael McDonald; The Doobie Brothers; Los Lonely Boys; Earth, Wind & Fire; Gretchen Wilson; John Michael Montgomery; Lynyrd Skynyrd; UB40; Vince Gill; Amy Grant; Peter Frampton; B. B. King; Huey Lewis and the News; Steely Dan; ZZ Top; Chris Isaak; Bonnie Raitt; The Moody Blues; Don Henley; Willie Nelson; Alan Jackson; Crosby, Stills & Nash; Faith HillThe Fray; Sugarland; Faith Hill; Sheryl Crow; REO Speedwagon; Al Green, Hank Williams, Jr.; Ziggy Marley; Firefall; The Little River Band; Ambrosia, and many more.

The Summer 2019 concert season (see http://ironstoneamphitheatre.net/wired/artists/) features great 1970s & 1980s acts like The B52s, Don Felder, The Little River Band, Ambrosia, & Firefall, PLUS… Ziggy Marley, Old Dominion, Sugarland, Hank Williams, Jr., and who knows who else! There is always something to do in Murphys!

And, Murphys’ location to everything is incredible. See the MISC TIDBITS tab above for links to these sites:

SACRAMENTO AIRPORT: ~70 miles away (SFO is ~110)

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK: Just 50 miles away...

BIG TREES STATE PARK: Just 15 miles to see some of the largest redwood trees on earth...

SKI AREA: Bear Valley is 35 miles away...

STANISLAUS NATIONAL FOREST: Just a few miles away is an almost million acre playground for hiking, mountain biking, hunting & fishing, and all sorts of water sports...

There are just too many reason to list to live in, visit, or retire in Murphys, California!