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Recent Central Valley reviews

  • Discovery Bay - Shell Cove Rental

    "Very clean house -well equipped kitchen - pool table really added to the fun. Spa was not working properly and was not inviting. Boat docking was limited due to owner's hydro lift and two paddle boats taking up space at the dock. Will rent again."
    Guest: Mike Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 1, 2014
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  • A True Home Away From Home...

    "From the moment I booked this cottage to the minute we left, the owners made sure our visit was comfortable and that we had everything we needed. They were extremely responsive to all my questions too! The location is perfect: Not far from downtown and close to all the great wineries in the area. The cottage was extremely comfortable with two spacious rooms, a cozy living room and beautifully updated eat-in kitchen. The smallest details were not forgotten: Supplies for the bbq, all the essential kitchen tools, towels, and even a few toiletries. The owners were even kind enough to let us borrow their bikes to get around town, though in 100+ degree heat, we ended up driving instead (Next time for sure!) The horses on the property were sweet and really gave us that "country ranch" feeling. Sitting on the porch and sipping wine at sunset really set the tone for a wonderful, relaxing weekend. Thank you, Deanna and Gene for all your hospitality. I can't wait to come back to your lovely cottage again as soon as my schedule allows!"
    Guest: Jennifer J. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 3, 2014
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  • Very unique rural destination, close to Davis and other suberbs......love dog friendly!

    "My husband and I and our golden retriever enjoyed our stay at this fun ranch. We were expecting two more guests, but we enjoyed the quiet, relaxed setting and excellent location. The surroundings are so beautiful with the horses, chickens, vegetable gardens and fruit trees but so close to Davis and Vacaville. We were thrilled to get fresh vegetables delivered to our door. The only small down side was no paper towels, kleenex, clothes detergent (they were delivered near the end of our stay). We will definitely consider another stay at this fun location."
    Guest: John & Roz Raue Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 5, 2014
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  • Perfect Home Away from Home

    "My husband and I rented this house for a week while visiting family and sightseeing. We had my mom and aunt traveling with us and the house was perfect for the four of us. The house is set up with the master bedroom on one side of the living area and two bedrooms on the other side. The two bedrooms are at each end of a hallway with a bathroom and laundry room in between. This arrangment gave each of us plenty of privacy. The neighborhood is lovely and quiet, very convenient to downtown and other amenities, and the greenbelt is accessible at the end of the street. The living area is larger than it looks in the pictures, comfortably furnished, and we had plenty of room to spread out. The backyard is lovely and the master bedroom has a private enclosed patio as well. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a large island with plenty of space for preparing food. Valerie was wonderful to work with, very responsive, and made sure we had everything we needed. We loved our stay here and would definitely return. We recommend the Farmer's Market, the arboretum on the UC-Davis campus, the Artery (artists coop downtown), and the following restaurants: Seasons, Burgers and Brew, and Cafe Bernardo for breakfast."
    Guest: Cathy K. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 12, 2014
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Central Valley Travel Tips

Vacation in Style in California Central Valley Vacation Rentals

A large number of California central valley vacation rentals are located in the delta area. This encompasses the communities of Bethal Island, Discovery Bay, Loche, Rio Vista, and Walnut Grove. The main attraction here is boating. Many of the vacation homes are located close to fast water areas so if you have a power boat or jet ski this is where you want to be. The views over the water are magnificent. If your rental home has a waterfront deck, as many of them do, you can spend the evenings out there watching the sunset and enjoying a barbecue while waiting for the stars to come out. The central valley has a peaceful unrushed vibe about it and many of the vacation homes are located in beautiful settings, either on the waterfront or in scenic valleys. It's the perfect destination to escape the bustle of busy city life and take some time to relax and rejuvenate the soul.

Visitors to California Central Valley Waterfront Rentals

The central valley in California is a great place to take the family for a summer vacation, especially if you enjoy fishing, boating and other watersports. The delta area is particularly popular and many of the vacation homes are spacious enough to accommodate an extended family or group of friends. When not out on the water, you can explore some of the small communities, enjoy some wine tasting and stop in at the local markets to collect some fresh produce. It's also a great destination for a romantic weekend away or a honeymoon. Quiet and peaceful surroundings and beautiful landscapes provide the perfect setting to relax and enjoy the company of your significant other. Take a stroll along the water's edge or picnic on the lake's shore and make it a memorable vacation.

Best Time of Year to Visit California Central Valley

The northern central valley has a hot Mediterranean climate which means the summers are hot and dry and the winter months are cool and wet. Occasionally, thunderstorms may occur in the Sacramento area in late summer. The area is largely agricultural with the valley producing a phenomenal 25 percent of America's fresh produce. Tourists who visit in the summer and fall seasons can sample some of the fine produce at the many markets and farm stalls. The region is a popular summer destination, although the mountainous areas offer fantastic skiing and winter sports. If you happen to visiting during the rainy season, you can always snuggle up in front of the fireplace and enjoy the views from your window.

What There is to see Near California Central Valley Houses

The region has a rich pioneering history, particularly in the areas around Sacramento. Visit museums and historic sites that share stories of gold mining legends and the early pioneering days. The central valley is also extremely well known for producing award-winning wines. Whether you just enjoy a casual glass of wine or consider yourself to be more of a connoisseur, sampling wines from the various vineyards is a great experience. If you don't want to drive between the different estates, you can join an organized guided tour or even take a train ride through some of the wine districts. The beautiful scenery also lends itself to outdoor explorations. Hiking and mountain bike trails traverse the vast plains and climb up to explore the mountain forests. Horseback riding excursions are also popular and there are a number of historic steam trains that offer day trips to various parts of the central valley.

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