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Nature - Resorts and Lodges in California
Though known for its buzzing city life, California is also teeming with natural splendor. Trek through Sierra Nevada trails at Yosemite National Park, admire some of the largest redwoods in the world, and make it a high priority to visit North America’s lowest point, Death Valley National Park. Soak in the oceanfront scenery at Big Sur and as you travel along the coastal Highway 1. You can’t beat backpacking through the backcountry of Los Padres National Forest while aquatic adventurists can take a boat to one of the five islands of Southern California’s Channel Islands National Park.
Take an electric duffy boat for a cruise of San Diego Bay with San Diego Comfort Cruises during your trip to Bay Club Hotel & Marina. Stand-up paddle board lessons are available at Yoloboard, or you can head to Sea World to see some of the local marine life. Or, head to Old Town State Park to enjoy the perfect blend of local history and...
Drink in your unspoiled desert surroundings at Smoke Tree Ranch. This gently sloping alluvial fan is protected by the San Jacinto Mountains. Everywhere you look you'll see desert shrubs, Smoke Trees, and spectacular blooming wildflowers. Enjoy this beautiful area on horse trails or from your cabin.
The breathtaking scenery of the Napa Valley is sure to help you unwind on your California vacation. The Carneros Inn's prime location makes it easy to take in the surrounding views from the comfort of your accommodation or to experience it first-hand on a day trip. Make sure to visit the many wineries and vineyards in the area, or go on a hike...
Located in the heart of Sonoma Wine Country, Hotel Healdsburg offers you a peaceful vacation immersed in quiet nature. Discover the many beautiful vineyards nearby on a winery tour. Head to the Russian River for a day of canoeing or fishing, or simply relax onsite and enjoy the views.
Nature-lovers of all ages will love a stay at the Best Western Dry Creek Inn Hotel. This Healdsburg, California destination is located in the heart of Sonoma County. The beautiful surroundings offer you plenty of opportunities to explore and unwind. Visit the many wineries in the area, head out on a hiking trip through the stunning trails, or enjoy...
Mammoth Lakes provides the ideal vacation destination for lovers of the great outdoors. Plan your stay at Seasons 4 Condominium Rentals and enjoy the ultimate access to plenty of skiing, snowshoeing and dog sledding when the winter months roll around. During the summer hiking, biking and and rock climbing are great ways to explore the rugged...
When you stay at Camellia Inn, you'll have a chance to enjoy the area's beauty. Try Kayaking down the Russian River. There's also the nearby Lake Sonoma where boating, fishing, and swimming are all options. If you're looking for something more land based, enjoy hiking and mountain biking in the area too!
At Calistoga Spa Hot Springs you're right in the middle of all that the breathtaking Napa Valley has to offer. When you're not unwinding at the onsite mineral pools, you can easily head out and explore the stunning scenery in a variety of ways. Stop by the magnificent vineyards that Napa is known for, visit Old Faithful Geyser, a must-see Calistoga...
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Henry Cowell State Park, Wilder Ranch State Park and the Forest of Nisene Marks surround Hotel Paradox. With thousands of hiking trails, you'll be able to explore for days the rugged beauty of the scenic central California area.
Nature is just outside your door at Rankin Ranch! Towering oaks and pines await just outside your cabin, while horseback rides through flatland and mountains showcase stunning scenery. If you'd prefer another mode of transportation, hike through the ruggedly beautiful mountains, the wildflower-dotted meadows, or along Walker's Basin Creek!
Lake Berryessa, located in the Lake Berryessa Recreational Area, is tucked between the Blue Ridge and Cedar Roughs, making it the perfect nature getaway. When you stay at Pleasure Cove you're not far from all the outdoor activities. The lake itself is ideal for fishing trips, relaxing kayaking excursions, and much more. The recreational area offers...
You won't find a better place than Meeks Bay Resort & Marina when it comes to getting close to nature. The Lake Tahoe area is full of wondrous outdoor recreation options and Meeks Bay puts you just minutes from all of it. Whether you choose to spend your time kayaking across the beautiful lake waters, or enjoy a refreshing hiking trip at Sugar...
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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