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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.
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...
The natural geographical beauty in this area is in a category of it's own. Hiking in Big Sur, walks along all the amazing beaches or just taking a stroll through some of the areas walking paths are just a few things locals and visitors can do to enjoy nature in around the Monterey Peninsula.
The beautiful Sonoma County is full of wonders just waiting to be discovered! Just a short drive from Sonoma Coast Villa & Spa Resort, you'll find 40 stunning vineyards and wineries to explore. Nearby Bodega Bay is ideal for whale-watching, hopping aboard a hot air balloon to enjoy a bird's eye view of the area, and visiting Drake's Bay Oyster...
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.
With two miles of hiking trails that connect directly to Terranea Resort and scenic biking routes throughout, the Palos Verdes Peninsula thrives with coastal plant and wildlife. Ocean snorkeling, diving and touring are easily arranged through Terranea Resort. This is a terrific spot to watch migrating whales!
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...
Reconnect with nature by exploring all that The Ridge Tahoe and the Lake Tahoe area has to offer. Take advantage of opportunities to partake in such as guided hikes, rock climbing, snowshoeing and much more. An outdoor playground all year round, there is always something new to try in Lake Tahoe!
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...
Reconnect with nature during your stay at Trinity Lake Resorts & Marinas. Located in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, the tree-lined terrain surrounding Trinity Lake serves up a wealth of hiking opportunities to explore the diverse ecosystem that California has to offer. Lakes, forests, deserts, and mountains, California has it all!
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