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Mountain - Resorts and Lodges in California
From Sierra Nevada to the Cascades to the San Jacinto Mountains, California showcases a cavalcade of pristine peaks. In fact, Sierra Nevada’s Mount Whitney is the highest summit in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet. Hike through the ruggedly beautiful mountain trails, get your adrenaline pumping while mountain climbing, or just soak in the splendor of these rocky wonders. When the snow falls, skiers and snowboarders can take advantage of exceptional ski resorts like Mammoth Mountain Ski Area and Sugar Bowl Resort. Alpine adventures abound!
When you stay at Smoke Tree Ranch, you'll be literally surrounded by mountains. Palm Springs is sheltered by the San Bernardino Mountains to the north, the Santa Rosa Mountains to the south, by the San Jacinto Mountains to the west and by the Little San Bernardino Mountains to the east. Venture out for a day trip to enjoy these magnificent views.
Located beside beautiful Mt. Shasta, Tsasdi Resort is a refreshing mountain escape for anyone looking to unwind in a natural environment. Here, you can leave behind your worries as you take in the stunning views at the Mt. Shasta State Park on a hiking trip, or ride a boat across the waters of Shasta Lake. In the winter, you'll find plenty of...
Located at the foot of Mt. St. Helena, Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort offers a scenic view of Napa Valley. Some of the countries finest vineyards and the Palisade Mountains provide picturesque views, perfect for a relaxing spa getaway. Tour the wine country and hike through the mountains when you visit Calistoga.
Literally tucked high away in the Sierras, The Ridge Resorts spreads over 11 acres and is 7,300 feet above sea level. Enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe and the Carson Valley some 3,000 feet below. Another perk of being up in the mountains -- direct ski access during the winter months.
Greenhorn Creek Resort rests in the stunning Sierra Nevada foothills, making it a great base camp from which you can explore Gold Country when you're not hitting the course. Enjoy a variety of mountain sports including skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and rafting. Or go horseback riding through ancient redwoods!
Mammoth Mountain not only offers picturesque views during your stay with Seasons 4 Condominium Rentals, but also provides a variety of outdoor activities for travelers of all ages. Hiking, biking and rock climbing provide fun during the summer months, while Nordic Skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing keep the adrenaline pumping when the snow begins...
Big Bear Cool Cabins are nestled beneath Big Bear Mountain where you can experience mountain life all year round. Besides the cozy cabin with rustic decor, full kitchen, hot tub, and outdoor deck you can hit the slopes when the powders fresh, horse back ride through the trails, hike, bike or head out on a fishing charter. Get ready to enjoy a...
The nearby Breckenridge Mountain and Piute Peak offer entertainment at a high elevation! Hike through these pine-lined mountain trails or trot along as you enjoy the breathtaking scenery on a horseback riding expedition. You're sure to encounter some friendly critters on your trek, as the ranch's cattle freely roam these mountains.
The Lake Tahoe are of California is known as a skier and snowboarders paradise. Enjoy some of the nearby ski resorts, including Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, Boreal Ski Resort, Diamond Peak Ski Resort, Donner Ski Ranch, Granlibakken Resort. You'll have the time of your life shredding the slopes when you stay at Meeks Bay Resort & Marina.
St. Bernard Lodge is located at the base of Mount Lasser Volcanic National Park. Nestled between the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain Ranges you will not run out of wilderness to explore during your next trip to California. Bring your camera and spend your day hiking one of the many nearby trails, exploring the natural beauty of this area at your...
Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins is just a hop, skip and jump from Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear Mountain. When fresh snow falls you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding, and when the snow melts there are guided hiking tours, bird watching, swimming and much more! Explore the unique and rustic mountainside with your family!
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