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- Lake Tahoe (122)
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- North Coast California (126)
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- Palm Springs (124)
- San Diego (218)
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Resorts and Lodges in California
In California, sandy beaches, rocky coasts, snowy mountains and lush valleys offer experiences you won’t find anywhere else – and certainly not all in the same state. San Diego’s laid-back surf attitude is contagious and the zoo is world-renowned. In Los Angeles, historic Hollywood attractions will keep you snapping pictures and in San Francisco, ride a trolley through its famous hills. Wine Country is synonymous with pleasures of the palate and nature becomes your playground at Lake Tahoe and Yosemite. From lazy beach-filled bliss to ambitious days of hiking, California is a traveler’s dream.
Located on 95 sprawling acres along the pristine shores of Lake Tahoe, this rental resort’s sumptuous one- to four-bedroom Townhomes and Condominiums are surrounded by sandy beaches, quiet coves, and skyscraping evergreens. If you’re looking for a little bit of luxury and fun on your next Lake Tahoe vacation, you’ve just found a lot of it at...
Aston Lakeland Village gives you the best of Lake Tahoe with a variety of resort amenities. Located on 17 acres of majestic Sierra Mountain landscapes, this resort community enhances your Lake Tahoe vacation with a mile-long private beach, outdoor pools and hot tubs, delicious beachside bistro and a pier with boat moorings. In the winter, come...
The Bay Club Hotel's waterfront setting on Shelter Island adds a relaxing yet invigorating atmosphere to every activity - whether it be enjoying breakfast on your private balcony, or taking a late night dip in the outdoor Jacuzzi. And with the beach just steps away, there's never a dull moment! Wake up and treat yourself to a rejuvenating facial or...
The gorgeous Meadowood Napa Valley captures the grace and intimacy of the California Wine Country. An exceptional getaway, Meadowood lets you enjoy the beautiful environment of Napa Valley and Napa, California. Tremendous recreation abounds on site from tennis to golf to croquet. In addition, two pools and kid's activities await your entire family....
Perched on a cliff overlooking the coast where the Russian River meets the Pacific Ocean rests the charming Timber Cove Inn. This North Sonoma Coast destination offers one of the most extraordinary views of the Pacific Ocean and Cove. Located just 25 minutes north of Jenner, you're just a short drive from Bodega Bay and a myriad of incredible area...
The Ridge Tahoe rests 7,300 feet above sea level on a beautiful mountain ridge of the Sierra Nevada -- providing the ultimate four season recreational haven. They offer just about everything you could want in a vacation. Take the private gondola to the ski lift or enjoy a pampering full-body spa treatment after a game of tennis or basketball in...
Seasons 4 is literally four seasons of terrific family fun in the High Sierras. Here is your chance for a truly distinctive getaway: during the snowy winters, ski or snowshoe the frozen Twin Lakes, and take a sunset dogsled ride to Minaret Vista. In spring, you can golf, fish and ski in the same day! Live festivals and concerts start at the the...
Start planning your trip to Carmel's premier boutique hotel, Tradewinds Carmel. Offering a unique fusion of Asian and tropical design, Tradewinds redefines luxury with a relaxing meditation garden, exquisite accommodations and exceptional service. Each of the 28 guest rooms at the hotel features Egyptian cotton linens, down pillows and feather...
Saddle up for a Southwest family tradition at Rankin Ranch! This working ranch has been welcoming cowboys and cowgirls of all ages for more than a hundred years. Gallop across the lush valleys and mountainous trails on a horseback riding adventure, hike or bike through the green meadows, and hook your share of rainbow trout on Lake Julia. Onsite...
Take your vacation to the next level with a stay at Best Western Seacliff Inn, located less than a mile from beautiful Monterey Bay in Aptos, California! Seacliff Beach is just a short walk from your room, and provides a beautiful background for a weekend of family fun. Wax up your board and hit the surf, or do some pier fishing for halibut and...
With 167 miles of shoreline, Lake Oroville is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing and unforgettable California lake vacation. Here, you can breathe in the refreshing natural environment with the stunning Sierra Nevada foothills in the distance and the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area as your surroundings. The Lake Oroville Marina's wide range...
Discover a lake vacation that stands out from all the rest at Pleasure Cove Marina! Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Berryessa, with the Lake Berryessa Recreation Area all around, this California getaway is a unique destination perfect for families, couples and friends. Choose your very own luxury houseboat right on the water and enjoy a...
California Travel Articles
When it comes to California’s most famous cities, Aptos doesn’t exactly top the list. In fact, the majority of travelers likely haven’t even heard of this Golden State stop. Well, it’s about... more
The Sierra Nevada Mountain’s vast wilderness emerges against the sun-painted skies, dotted by alpine lakes and wildlife amidst endless groves of pine trees. This is June Lake, California. Your... more
Wandering a mere 1.2 miles along the California coast, Shelter Island is a small piece of San Diego paradise. Though it may be small, this bayside beauty offers fun on a grand scale. The San Diego Bay... more
California Top List Picks
The Pacific Ocean waves gently lap against the sugar-white shoreline. Rolling vineyards dot the horizon. The sun tickles the nape of your neck. This is California, one of the best places in the... more
Roaming Pacific Ocean waves, sun-kissed beaches, and a vibrant nightlife welcome you to San Diego. This year-round oceanfront oasis features an average of 210 days over 70 degrees Fahrenheit per year,... more