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- High Sierra (33)
- Inland Empire (44)
- Lake Tahoe (122)
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- Mammoth Lakes (28)
- North Coast California (126)
- Orange County (80)
- Palm Springs (124)
- San Diego (219)
- San Francisco Bay (282)
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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...
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel boasts a newly re-imagined vibe, services and spaces, yet still occupies its perch atop 150 foot bluff featuring cascading views of the Pacific Ocean. The hotel is the premiere destination for travelers who desire a playful approach to Southern California luxury. Located half way between Los Angeles and San Diego,...
Sonoma Coast Villa & Spa Resort is a country estate offering guests an elegant respite from the daily grind. Located on 60 pristine acres in Western Sonoma County, it's only five minutes from Bodega Bay and just south of the Redwoods. Whether you're visiting with friends, family, or that special someone, it's the perfect place for truly...
The Terranea Resort is one of the finest California Coast oceanfront resorts! Dramatically poised at the edge of the Pacific Ocean on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Terranea's 102 acres are infused with the elegance of a classic Mediterranean estate, the casual vibe of coastal Southern California, and countless ways to spend your days – all tied...
No California luxury hotel puts you closer to the Golden Gate Bridge than the wonderful Cavallo Point Lodge. Cavallo Point, at the Golden Gate Bridge, is minutes from San Francisco, with stunning city, bay, and bridge views. The acclaimed lodge was named one of 10 New American Landmarks by Travel+Leisure and certified LEED Gold. Michelin-star...
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...
The towering Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego offers its guests a luxurious San Diego experience on a truly grand scale! Located conveniently downtown minutes away from popular attractions like Seaport Village and Petco Park, you won’t miss a San Diego beat. But, with amenities like a full-service spa, a 24-hour gym and a fire pit overlooking San...
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...
Lake Don Pedro Marina attracts lake and nature enthusiasts seeking some time away from the hustle and bustle of the weekly grind. Located in the Stanislaus National Forest in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the lake boasts more 150 miles of shoreline and excellent fishing for salmon, trout, bass, bluegill, crappie, and catfish. A variety of boat...
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