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- California Central Coast (320)
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- California Desert (37)
- California Wine Country (227)
- Gold Country (204)
- High Sierra (33)
- Inland Empire (44)
- Lake Tahoe (122)
- Los Angeles County (250)
- Mammoth Lakes (28)
- North Coast California (126)
- Orange County (81)
- Palm Springs (124)
- San Diego (218)
- San Francisco Bay (282)
- Shasta Cascade (97)
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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.
Surround yourself with lush gardens and the cool Pacific Ocean breezes at the Sea Otter Inn. Sea Otter Inn offers a chance to explore California's beautiful Central Coast! Visit Piedras Blancas to view incredible marine wildlife. Elephant seals are a sight to behold, weighing up to 5,000 pounds! Then, unwind at a local winery, visit art galleries,...
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 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,...
Escape to a place where you can let your worries and stress fade away, where the quiet luxury and beauty of Palm Springs will rejuvenate you. The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa is your idyllic Palm Springs destination. It's secluded location with stunning mountain views takes you away from ordinary life and presents a soothing utopia for...
Seclusion, spectacular ocean views, towering redwoods - this is your getaway at Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals. From gorgeous oceanfront homes to quaint cottages, Trinidad is ideal for romantic or outdoor family getaways, with up to four bedrooms and soothing, panoramic ocean views and giant redwood trees. Redwood National Park is just 25 minutes...
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...
On the picturesque west shore of Lake Tahoe stands Tahoe Tavern Properties, a historic property that has been drawing visitors for over 100 years. Explore the resort's beautifully landscaped grounds, hike the shore of Lake Tahoe, or venture a mere half mile into Tahoe City to find a wide selection of shopping, dining, galleries, museums, and more....
Calistoga Spa Hot Springs is an ideal location for a relaxing vacation in Calistoga, California. A wide variety of indulgent activities are available on site. Take a moment to soak in the mineral pools, indulge in a relaxing massage, or visit a nearby winery. And, at the end of the day, Calistoga Spa Hot Springs offers comfortable rooms decorated...
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...
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...
Located on Trinity Lake in Shasta-Trinity National Forest in northern California is Trinity Lake Resorts & Marinas. The tree-lined shores offer up great hiking opportunities, as the lake does for water activities like waterskiing and fishing. Meals from Timbers Restaurant & Lounge, located in the main lodge, can be enjoyed from May to...
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