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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.
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!
This natural haven is the perfect place to relax and reflect. Here you will be surrounded by exquisite mountain or lake views. However, just because you’re in the midst of rugged landscapes doesn’t mean you have to “rough it.” Enjoy the best of both worlds – nature and comfort – with Big Bear Vacations!
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...
Experience all that Mother Nature has to offer when you stay with Long Barn Lodge. Surrounded by the Sierra Nevada mountains and minutes away from beautiful local lakes, this is everything you're looking for in a close-to-nature getaway. Bask in the views from the lodge or your private cabin, explore the trails around Pinecrest Lake, or head up to...
Head out to the natural playground that surrounds Pala Mesa Resort. The nature enthusiast can explore the miles of hiking trails and beautiful mountain views. The village of Fallbrook is a fun and inviting place to wander with local dining artisan shops to explore. Get out and enjoy the world around around you!
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...
Located in the scenic and beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, there's natural splendor every which way you look when you stay at Greenhorn Creek Resort. The rolling hills and forests gradually give way to the mountains, and you can enjoy the scenery any way you want. Play 18 holes, or go for a short drive to see Yosemite National...
Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins are situated on six stunning acres of the San Bernardino Mountains near Lake Arrowhead. From water recreation to hiking up the mountains you can explore everything these great outdoors have to offer you. Don't forget the camera to capture the breathtaking views and hopefully some interesting wildlife.
There's no lack of outdoor activities to enjoy during your stay with Capistrano Realty. Charter a boat for a cruise, deep sea fishing, or try and spot a group of dolphins or whales. Nearby hiking trails are a great way to explore this picture perfect area, or take a walk along the beach give you breath of fresh air. Nature lover's will enjoy the...
The Trinity River offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities during your next trip with Strawhouse Resorts. Plan your fishing trip between September and January to take advantage of Steelhead season, and you may reel in a German brown as well. Area guide services are available to help you find the hottest spots. You'll also find more...
Located in the lush surroundings of California's Lake County, Precious Forest is a nature lover's dream. Here, you and your sweetheart can enjoy relaxed camping and seclusion that will make your romantic getaway even more romantic. Just five miles away you will find the beautiful Clear Lake, and nearby are popular wineries and vineyards to explore...
There's plenty of ways to get close to nature in San Diego. The beautiful beaches provide you with incredible opportunities to unwind and explore at your leisure. Take it easy and bask in the views from the shore or head out onto the Pacific Ocean for adventures that can't be beat. The Mission Beach/Mission Bay Park area is San Diego's largest...
Giant Redwoods RV Park & Camp rests on 17 acres of secluded forests in northern California. Steps away you will find the beautiful Eel River, while the surrounding redwood trees are sure to take your breath away. This is the perfect place to indulge in nature adventures, whether it's a day of swimming, fishing, or kayaking on the water, or...
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There's nothing better than a getaway in the the dewy sweet air of Southern California. If someone could harness it and turn it into an ice cream flavor, that would truly be a million dollar idea.... more
Family reunions can certainly be a drag, but not in California wine country. Here you'll have it all: plenty to distract you from relatives you don't care to see and to share with those you do,... more