The state of California has always held a certain nostalgia for travelers all over the world. With rolling vineyards, rocky mountain tops, gorgeous beaches, and breathtaking forests, California is one of the most versatile landscapes the U.S. has to offer. Whether you’re traveling alone on your own sort of walkabout, or you’re traveling the coast with your family on vacation, California has something special to offer you. Here is a short summary of a few of the top places to visit to experience all the different faces of this beautiful state.
CordeValle, San Martin
This resort is located in beautiful wine country in the Santa Clara Valley. They offer a full golf course and spa, and are within ten minutes of the Clos LaChance Winery. You get all the bells and whistles in their decked out rooms: wet bar, fireplace, whirlpool tubs, wi-fi, etc. If you’re traveling with your family, or a group, they offer full villas equipped with kitchens and dining areas. Their 18 hole golf course is set to host the U.S. Women’s Open next year, and has won several awards for its excellence.
Montage, Laguna Beach
If the state of California is known for anything, it’s known for its beautiful beaches and celebrity lifestyle. Laguna Beach is definitely representative of both of these sought after qualities. Montage Resort is planted nicely atop an oceanfront bluff, creating a startlingly beautiful spectacle able to be seen from any of the rooms. The rooms themselves are also a sight to behold. With marble bathrooms and decorations from regional artists, the rooms in this resort will leave you feeling like you are fully immersed in the California dream.
The Carneros Inn, Napa
If you’re looking to feel the romance of Napa Valley, this is a the place for you! The Carneros Inn is set on twenty-seven acres of vineyard rich countryside, and it’s only about an hour outside of San Francisco. The rooms here are definitely something to experience. They offer cottages that feature indoor and outdoor showers, so you can feel the freedom of nature as your cleanse your mind AND body. Among the other fancy upgrades you’ll enjoy in the rooms are the heated bathroom floors, French doors to the patios, fireplaces, and the most inviting bed you’ll ever lay your head upon. Don’t miss out on this beautiful retreat.
Welk Resorts, Escondido
If you’ve never experienced the culture and feeling of San Diego, this resort will get you there. Welk Resorts in Escondido is built on over four hundred acres of gorgeous landscape. It’s a huge resort, and this would be a place that you would want to visit with the whole family. They host fun games and activities all day every day. They also have eight different swimming pools, and plenty of waterslides. If you even desire to explore beyond the resort, there’s plenty to do. The resort is located near all of southern California’s best known attractions. You could visit LEGOLAND, the San Diego Zoo, or just have a relaxing day on the beach. The choice is yours to make!