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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!
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...
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.
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.
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...
Get out and enjoy the great outdoors! Acres of Californian wilderness surround Big Bear Cool Cabins. Step out of your door and begin to explore with hiking trails, biking, fishing charters, or horseback riding. Revel in the serenity of this outdoor wonderland!
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...
Enjoy everything the beautiful coastline of California has to offer when you stay at the Sea Breeze Vacation Rentals! Enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean and get up close and personal with the marine life! Take a walk along the coast and breathe in the sea salt air. You won't want to forget your camera on this vacation!
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!
From the San Diego Zoo to the gorgeous coastline, the OC is stacked with incredible nature opportunities. The Zoo is considered one of the best in the country, and you'll flip for the giant pandas. Book a sailboat trip along the coast and relax as seagulls fly overhead and waves gently crash against the hull- this is paradise.
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...
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