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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.
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...
When you stay with Chinquapin, you'll have great opportunities to get outside and enjoy the beauty of Nature that's all around. Whether you want to fish on the lake, or maybe go for a hike in the forests, there's plenty to discover, and plenty to enjoy! It's a crucial piece of Chinquapin, don't miss it!
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.
Tucked within the forest you'll be sheltered by towering black oaks and overlook beautiful Shasta Lake. And Tsasdi Resort is your perfect home base for exploring Mt. Shasta and Castle Crags State Park for an even bigger dose of nature. The lake provides the perfect outdoor playground for boaters and swimmers alike!
Redwood Coast combines its own blend of coastal ocean beauty with the world-renowned Redwood National Park and its ancient redwood trees, the world's tallest. Or, visit the beautiful Patricks Point, one of the highest state parks in the nation! This is a location unparalleled in it's beauty grandeur.
A four and a half mile trail weaves its way through Meadowood's mountainous landscape and is perfect for spying on over 160 species of California birds. Walk through the recently added labyrinth to relax and reflect. Vineyard tours are another great way to get a glimpse of the classic Napa Valley landscape. The rolling hills create an unforgettable...
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...
Even though Cavallo Point Lodge is in the city, it's still close by to some great natural retreats. Make sure to visit the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and the San Pedro Valley Park. Two of the best parks in the entire Bay area. No trip would be complete without a visit!
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.
Natural beauty surrounds you in every direction during your stay at the Best Western Seacliff Inn. Enjoy the sand and sun at Seacliff State Beach, or hike through the wilderness at New Brighton Beach State Park or The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park. No matter what you choose to do, you'll find plenty of breathtaking sights to visit.
A stay at the Lake Don Pedro Marina offers plenty of opportunities to reconnect with nature. Located in the Sierra Nevadas near Yosemite National Park, outdoor enthusiasts are presented with endless hiking and biking possibilities. For a more leisurely approach, the expansive waters of Lake Don Pedro always beg to be explored.
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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