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Recent North Coast reviews

  • Home away from home.

    "We had a great experience. The owner is nice and great to work with. The house was spacious and quiet. It is on the Smith river and close to the Jedediah Smith state park, which was what we went on vacation to see. Crescent city is about a 10 min drive. We did not mind because we like to drive. There are plenty of store and restaurants to choose from. Our children loved the house and wanted us to move there. We had a great vacation. I would recommend this property to friends."
    Guest: Ryan N. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 14, 2014
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  • Wonderful Romantic Weekend!

    "My husband and I loved our weekend here. You basically spend your time entranced with the ever-changing view of the lake and the sky. It's truly magical to watch the sunset from the hot tub on your first night and then wake up the the view from your bed the next day. The hot tub was our favorite part of staying here - we've never had one with a view as amazing as this When we could finally pull ourselves out of there, we loved curling up on the comfy couch in front of the fire to read or watch TV. And it is a very private house and super quiet so you really feel you have escaped from everything. Also, we'd like to say a huge thank you to the property manager. When we had an issue, he was fantastic at sorting it out. He truly cares about ensuring all of his guests have a wonderful stay here."
    Guest: Suzanne Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 10, 2014
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  • So Happy!

    "Great views, wonderful cabin, we felt instantly at home."
    Guest: gd Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 6, 2014
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  • Peaceful, serene...

    "Quail Ranch is a private, cozy, warm, peaceful home with everything you need in the house for your stay. The view and sound of the ocean was so soothing and there's a beautiful trail to the ocean. The owner, Nancy, allowed us to bring our "well mannered" large dog, and a giant breed dog. The back yard is completely fenced in and safe with beautiful landscaping and plenty of room for the dogs to run and play. The front and back yard are both fenced in and completely private and safe for young children. Nancy is a kind, interesting and fair person and cares that your stay is memorable. She's such a sweetheart! We highly recommend Quail Ranch, you will not be disappointed."
    Guest: Sharon Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 12, 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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