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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.
Monterey is the best place in the nation to view a variety of marine mammals and seabirds! Monterey Bay Whale Watch offers year-round whale watching trips to observe the spectacular diversity and abundance of whales and dolphins inhabiting the wandering waters. Stay dry at Garland Ranch Regional Park, where you can hike among cascading waterfalls...
Situated in relative seclusion among 25 acres of forest, Cambria Pines Lodge lets you get as close to nature as possible. On site, you will find plenty of nature trails that circle the resort and offer you a glimpse of deer and other wildlife. Take the 272 stairs down to the quaint, charming town, or make the short drive to classic Wine Country!
Make Sea Otter Inn the central hub for your Cambria, California nature getaway! As a nature-lover's paradise, Cambria offers plenty of places to get up close and personal with the outdoors. The nearby beaches are some of the only places in the world where elephant seals live and where they're accessible to the public! You can also enjoy all the...
Located in the heart of the June Lake Loop, Reverse Creek Lodge truly immerses you in nature. Come discover endless wildlife, lush forests, and sparkling lakes - all just minutes away! It's the ideal place to experience the wonders of Mother Nature. With many surrounding state parks such as Yosemite, Death Valley, and Bode, you'll find the perfect...
Get away from all the demands of the digital world with a relaxing stay at Camp Richardson Historic Resort. In keeping with the historic wooded atmosphere of the resort, there are no phones and no TVs in the lodgings. Take the time to enjoy the beauties of nature all around you! Inquire now!
See the beautiful scenery of Napa Valley from above with a hot air balloon ride. Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort offers a special that features a one-hour trip for two, just after the sun rises. A brunch for two at one of Calistoga's fine restaurants is included as well.
The breathtaking Napa Valley surrounds you during a stay at Solage Calistoga. This beautiful place offers you a relaxing environment perfect for that romantic escape, business retreat, or family vacation. When you're not unwinding onsite, go out and explore the area. Endless vineyards and wineries are just minutes away, plus you can enjoy the views...
Sonoma Coast is a nature-lover's haven and Timber Cove Inn puts you in the middle of all of it. Take a whale-watch cruise from Bodega Bay, explore the natural surroundings on a hike in the Armstrong Redwoods, or canoe and kayak down Russian River. This incredible location is just what you need when you're looking for a break from all the...
At Sea Ranch Lodge, the focus is on nature – its land, sea and sky; walking along bluffs and beaches; wildlife; fauna and flora. Pleasures to enjoy year-round at the lodge itself include hiking on over 50 miles of trails, beachcombing and bird watching. Other nearby activities to experience all year long are wine-tasting, golf, and visiting art...
When you stay at Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, even though you're in the midst of a city, there are great ways to experience nature's charms! One of the easiest ways is to take a stroll outside down to the beach and watch the waves crash on the shore. Another great opportunity is to visit the world famous San Diego Zoo, where you can see...
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!
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...
St. Bernard Lodge is located at the base of Mount Lassen National Park in Northern California. With the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain Ranges on either side of you there are plenty of hiking trails and breathtaking views. Equestrian's can take their horses around on the nearby trails, and board them close by. Don't forget your camera!
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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