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Recent North Coast reviews

  • Family vacation

    "Modern 'cabin' home on Smith River, lovely back yard with easy river access. Well stocked kitchen, and amenities included. Easy access to great hikes. Everything was sparkling clean, and the owners were incredibly helpful. The area does not have great restaurant options, but we ate at home and were very happy with that."
    Guest: Family organizer Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 23, 2014
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  • 25th anniversary

    "One word, Fantastic! Looking forward to coming back soon. Excellent house and location. Thank you Greg!"
    Guest: HB Family Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 19, 2014
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  • A New World - Heaven on Earth!!!

    "We scheduled this vacation in November because this was the first year in many that we weren't able to go on our annual Maui trip. So we planned this mini vacation so at least we could see the ocean in November. This home exceeded all of our expectations and no one wanted to leave especially our 3 small children. The owners have thought through every detail to ensure their guests feel comfortable, spoiled and relaxed. You truly wake up every morning to paradise with a panoramic views and the sounds of the crashing waves. The wildlife visitors especially the deer’s are such a treat as well. We are planning to make this home a part of our regular vacation schedule."
    Guest: Darcy Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 15, 2014
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  • Great retreat

    "We arrived with our friends on Sunday evening just in time for sunset and the deer! The house was in perfect condition and ready for our arrival. We used Sea Ranch as our base to visit local sites and wineries. Weather was perfect for late September/early October. Anticipated cooler temps but were not disappointed with warmer ones either. A great place to enjoy natures wonders in a lovely setting. We thank the developers who saw the potential of this place and set up guidelines to keep it protected."
    Guest: Guest from Dallas, TX Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 14, 2014
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North Coast Travel Tips

The Beauty of North California Coast Vacation Rentals

The Northern California coastline is famous for its beautiful beaches, historic lighthouses and miles of hiking trails through the giant redwood trees in the national state parks. The area is a paradise for nature-lovers who can anticipate seeing herds of elk or migrating whales, depending upon the season. With quiet sandy beaches offering strolls along the water’s edge, museums, wineries and quaint little towns, the spectacular coastline is what keeps visitors returning time and time again to recharge their batteries and de-stress from their busy lives. A luxury vacation home or log cabin offers the perfect retreat.

The Many Benefits of North California Coast Vacation Rentals

For those looking for an away-from-it-all vacation in the midst of beautiful natural surroundings, a vacation rental is the perfect place to stay. Whether you want an ocean view Mendocino home or a secluded Ukiah cabin amidst towering redwoods, there will be something perfect to suit your needs. For those travelling with children, vacation rentals offers the perfect relaxed lodging. Youngsters have room to play, teenagers will enjoy a second TV and internet access and in-laws will appreciate their own private space too. Calculate the cost of a vacation rental home per head and it adds up to a great deal.

Those enjoying outdoor pursuits will welcome the space to store all-weather gear and sports equipment. Return home to a long soak in the warm bath or outdoor hot tub. A home-cooked meal around the fire or outdoors on the porch makes the perfect end to a relaxing day out. Cost, comfort and convenience are the three Cs of a good vacation rental. Enjoy all the modern amenities and comforts of a luxury home-away-from-home as your base for exploring this delightful area.

Things to do From Your North California Coast Lodging

Choosing somewhere with plenty of attractions and things to do is key to avoiding bored children. North California has a host of attractions and unique things to do to suit the most difficult-to-please family! The Skunk Train is a great way to explore more than 40 miles of forest, rivers and natural scenery from Fort Bragg to Willits. These colorful steam or diesel locomotives have been running for over 125 years and offer trips lasting anything from four to seven hours in length. Those who enjoy architecture will want to visit the William Carson Mansion, one of the most photographed Victorian homes in the U.S. The Point Arena Lighthouse and Museum was rebuilt after the 1906 earthquake and can now be toured. Gourmet food-lovers will want to head for the Sonoma Cheese Factory, or go berry picking on the Country Farm Trails. Arts centers, water parks and botanical gardens are all within easy reach of your North California coast vacation rental. “I’m bored” is not something you are likely to hear on this trip!

North California Coast Travel Tips

North California is well served with a number of international airports. Sacramento Airport is 59 miles from Clearlake. Oakland International Airport is 30 miles further south and San Francisco International Airport is around 99 miles from Clearlake. A car is a necessity for making the most of your vacation in this beautiful area but there are plenty of car rentals to choose from at each airport, including 4x4s or convertibles to really feel the wind on your face. Biking, kayaking and horseback riding are all available from your vacation rental home.

Neighborhoods Around Your North California Coast Lodging

Historic Fort Bragg has a host of attractions, miles of oceanfront walking and whale watching during migration. Mendocino National Forest is a great area to visit with abundant wildlife. The Village has some charming shops and is well-known for its excellent restaurants. Visit nearby Russian State Park with its refreshing waterfalls and fern-covered gullies. Lake County is well known for its excellent wine route while Clear Lake is the perfect spot for bass fishing and boating.

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