Northern California offers many scenic spots, beautiful beaches, RV parks and unique activities, from wine tasting and food tours to hiking, mountain biking, ranches and other outdoor adventures. See the scenic cliffs of Big Sur, ride a bike through Napa Valley, soak in the hot springs surrounded by wilderness, and explore the Monterey Peninsula with its beautiful views and a diverse choice of activities.
1. Everline Resort & Spa
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Everline Resort & Spa is the signature resort of California's Olympic Valley, best known as the host site of the 1960 Winter Olympics.
One of the best California weekend getaways, the high-end resort offers dramatic views of the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains and a plethora of full-service amenities within its signature "mountain meets modern" atmosphere. 405 beautiful guest rooms and suites featuring high-tech amenities such as LED flat screen televisions, with in-room kitchenettes and fireplaces offered in many rooms.
Guests can enjoy a wide range of onsite activities and amenities, ranging from a championship golf course, ice skating ink, and ski lift to a full-service spa and state-of-the-art fitness center. Six onsite restaurants utilize fresh ingredients sourced from the resort's onsite hydroponic garden in entrees prepared from scratch, including fresh-baked breads and pastries. Lake Tahoe Romantic Weekend Getaways
400 Squaw Creek Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146, Phone: 530-412-7034
2. The Sonora Inn, a Romantic Weekend Getaway in Northern California
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Built in 1896, the historic Sonora Inn has been a prominent landmark in Sonora for well over a hundred years.
The inn has undergone several face-lifts over the years and the façade has changed from the original Victorian style to the Californian Mission style, which greeted many celebrities during the golden years of film making.
The charming rooms and suites are comfortable and offer luxuries like tea and coffee makers, mini-fridge and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Visitors will find plenty to do in Sonora; many of the historic buildings are now home to art galleries, tap rooms and restaurants and all the wonders of Yosemite are close by. Things to do in Sonora
The Sonora Inn, 160 S. Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370, 209 532 2400
3. Eden Vale Inn - 2 hours 15 minutes from San Francisco
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Eden Vale Inn is all about romance. Less than an hour from Sacramento, snuggled on ten acres of spectacular gardens with a tranquil pond, in the middle of Sierra Foothills wine region, this upscale B&B is designed to exceed your expectations.
All seven spacious rooms are completely private, with your own entrance to the garden, outdoor secluded hot tub, gas fireplace, luxury furniture, and modern amenities such as HDTV's, and DVD/Blu-ray players.
Take the love of your life in a boat to the lake under the stars, have a drink in the garden, enjoy the soothing spa or roast some marshmallows by the garden fire pit. In the morning, before you go exploring wineries, enjoy a gourmet breakfast and the innkeepers’ famous scones. Things to do in Placerville
1780 Springvale Rd, Placerville, CA 95667, 530-621-0901
4. Basecamp Tahoe South
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When you check into Basecamp Tahoe South, you will be entering the original hotel which was built to bring visitors to within easy striking distance of beautiful Lake Tahoe. Here, surrounded by lakes, hiking trails and stunning mountain scenery, you can explore to your hearts’ content.
The hotel is located just five minutes from the lake and the Heavenly Gondola. The hotel offers a variety of comfortable rooms to suit couples, including their amazing Great Indoors room which combines the luxuries of a hotel with indoor tented accommodations. Things to do in Lake Tahoe
4143 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, Phone: 530-208-0180, (website link)
5. Romantic Weekend Getaways in Northern California: The Inn at Newport Ranch
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The Inn at Newport Ranch is a gorgeous boutique inn located approximately three and a half hours north of downtown San Francisco, set on a 2,000-acre coastal cattle ranch within the former pioneer logging town of Newport. The lovely inn offers more than a mile of oceanfront access for all guests, along with 20 miles of world-class horseback riding and hiking trails within three miles of stunning coastal ridgetop landscape. A wide range of accommodations are offered for guests, ranging from the cozy guest rooms of the main inn building, which is home to a tower-top seven-person hot tub and 50-seat dining room, to the private Sea Drum vacation home, which can sleep up to 10 adults. All-inclusive resort activities include whale watching excursions, ATV safari adventures, a fireside spa, and group overlook excursions and barbecues. Complimentary breakfast and appetizers are offered for all guests, along with lunch and dinner service available upon request daily. Things to do in Fort Bragg, CA
31502 CA-1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437, Phone: 707-962-4818
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6. McCloud Hotel
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The McCloud Hotel is a historic hotel snuggled in one of the most beautiful spots imaginable: On the green slope of majestic Mount Shasta, with the world-famous fly fishing McCloud River running by and its three waterfalls a few miles away.
Built in 1916 for the workers employed by the McCloud River Lumber Company, the hotel has since been meticulously restored to provide comfortable and elegant accommodation for modern travelers exploring the spectacular nature all around. Many original features have been retained, such as the registration desk with the original mail cubbies.
The beautifully landscaped gardens around the hotel are popular for social gatherings and weddings. The hotel has its own gourmet restaurant on the premises, and the wisteria-covered terrace serves as a glorious dining space on warm days.
408 Main Street, McCloud, CA 96057, 530-964-2822
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7. CA Getaways: North Block Hotel
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North Block Hotel is a chic Mediterranean-style hotel located within the heart of beautiful Napa Valley, just blocks from downtown Yountville's best shopping and dining experiences. The lovely hotel is home to elegantly-appointed guest rooms and suites decked out with amenities such as espresso machines, flat screen televisions, and soaking tubs, with private balconies and patios offering mountain views available in select rooms.
Onsite amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center and and a heated outdoor pool. Exclusive spa services are offered at the hotel's Francis and Alexander Spa, which crafts its own luxurious essential oil products also stocked in guest rooms. Things to do in Yountville
6757 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599, Phone: 707-944-8080
8. Hotel Yountville, a Romantic Weekend Getaway in Northern California
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Hotel Yountville is a lovely spa and resort located conveniently near the top attractions of the Napa Valley American Viticultural Area, within easy walking distance of the Napa Valley Museum and convenient driving distance of the Silverado Trail's myriad vineyards.
Guests can relax in elegant rooms and suites, which offer prime amenities such as 42-inch flat screen televisions, cozy fireplaces, and iPod docks.
Some upgraded rooms offer mini bars and private patios overlooking the town's restaurant row. Lovely hotel amenities include the resort's signature spa, which provides a plethora of beauty and wellness treatments, and its seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub.
Loaner bikes are available for rental for guests looking to experience the area's attractions on two wheels. Guests can also dine at the resort's signature Heritage Oak restaurant, which features seasonal local menus, or grab cocktails at its private bar, which offers free wine tasting events throughout the week.
6462 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599, Phone: 707-967-7900, (website link)
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9. Timber Cove Resort, a CA Weekend Getaway
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Timber Cove Resort is a gorgeous historic hotel along California's North Coast Highway, originally constructed as a retreat hotel in 1963 by famed architect Richard Clements, Jr.
The hotel, which takes design cues from Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic architectural style, incorporates redwood and stone elements to seamlessly integrate with its gorgeous natural surroundings.
In 2016, the hotel was relocated atop a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean and completely renovated. Today, it features 46 elegant midcentury-styled guest rooms, including eight newly-designed spacious suites.
All rooms offer flat screen televisions, iPod docking stations, and complimentary wireless internet, with select rooms providing balconies with ocean views. Guests can dine at the upscale Coast Kitchen or enjoy use of the resort's clever outdoor living room space, which features fire pits, billiards, and ping-pong tables. Russian River beaches
21780 North Coast Highway 1, Jenner, CA 95450, Phone: 707-847-3231
10. Romantic Getaways in Northern California: Idyllwild Bunkhouse
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Getting close to nature does not necessarily mean roughing it. You can be in the middle of the majestic San Bernardino National Forest and still enjoy all the comforts of home in the charming, rustic Idyllwild Bunkhouse, an 18-room 'Boutique Motel', located in the small mountain town of Idyllwild, California.
Spend the day hiking, rock climbing, fishing or biking, and when you come back your cozy private Bunkhouse will wait for you with a comfortable bed, private bathroom, TV, free Wi-Fi, and your own balcony with spectacular view of the mountains. When you wake up in the morning, there will be a basket of breakfast goodies waiting in front of the door.
Feel free to bring the kids and even the dog along, as all are welcome. Things to Do in Idyllwild
25525 Banning-Idyllwild Panoramic Hwy, Idyllwild, CA 92549, 951-659-2201
11. Brannan Cottage Inn, Calistoga CA
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The Brannan Cottage Inn is an award-winning luxury inn in Napa Valley that seamlessly blends its colorful past and modern role of an intimate, cozy place for a couples' getaway. It started its life in 1862 as one of the Hot Springs Resorts built by Samuel Brannan, the founder of Calistoga.
Beautifully restored and modernized, the old Victorian beauty now offers all modern comforts in its six large rooms while retaining its timeless elegance. The inn is surrounded by meticulously maintained lush gardens. Guests are in the good hands of the inn’s experienced concierge, who can organize a visit to the area’s famous wineries, book a free Calistoga Shuttle or a bike for those more adventurous who like to explore on their own. Things to Do in Calistoga
109 Wappo Avenue, Calistoga CA, 707-942-4200
12. The Citizen Hotel, Sacramento, CA
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Built in 1927 and designed by California’s famous architect George Sellon, The Citizen Hotel in Sacramento started its life as the headquarters for the Cal State Life Insurance.
Meticulous restauration brought the beautiful Sacramento building to the 21st century but retained its elegance and character with soaring ceilings, marble panels, and a grand center staircase. All 198 rooms and suites are luxuriously appointed and full of modern amenities such as iPod docks, flat-screen TVs, minibars and Keurig coffeemakers.
Each room has unique feel and character, and some have spectacular views of the city or mosaic tiled bathrooms. The hotel has a beautiful rooftop terrace, a popular restaurant and bar, The Grange, a fitness room, and elegant event spaces. The hotel is located in the center of things, overlooking Cesar Chavez Plaza Park and a short walk to Crocker Art Museum and California State Capitol. Things to Do in Sacramento
926 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, 916-447-2700
13. Romantic Getaways in Northern California: Cottage Grove Inn
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It is not difficult to find romance in the charming little town of Calistoga, in the heart of Napa Valley wine country. Famous for its hot springs, it has been a tourist destination for more than a century. Cottage Grove Inn kept the romance of the old times but added modern amenities and created 16 private, spacious cottages that offer world class luxury surrounded by lush greenery of its beautiful shady garden.
Each cottage has a fireplace surrounded with overstuffed armchairs, luxury oversized whirlpool, private porch, soaring ceilings with skylights and unique charm that comes from combing new and old and great taste and style. Guests are treated with a gourmet buffet breakfast with freshly baked pastries, served on the patio surrounded by profusion of seasonal flowers, or in the privacy of your own porch. Things to Do in Calistoga
1711 Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga, CA 94515, 707-942-8400
14. Highlands Ranch Resort, Mill Creek
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The Highlands Ranch Resort is located close to the Lassen Volcanic National Park, opening up wonderful opportunities for an active romantic getaway. Within the park you can explore an extensive network of hiking, biking, snow-shoeing and cross-country trails which will lead you to unsurpassed mountain and meadow vistas. However, if a quiet and relaxing break is what you need you can sit back and relax at the resort, surrounded by beautiful views. Highlands Ranch Resort offers 7 beautifully styled rustic/elegant cottages. All the cottages have lovely views, quality bed linens, fire places for cooler weather and some have 2-person hot tubs.
41515 Highway 36E, Mill Creek, CA 96061, 530 595 3388
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15. The Sandman Hotel, Santa Rosa
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The Sandman Hotel, Santa Rosa is a refined, affordable lodging option in Santa Rosa, conveniently located along US 101 near top area attractions such as the Kendall-Jackson Winery, Calistoga, and the Sonoma County Museum.
The newly-renovated motor lodge showcases Spanish Mission Revival design elements and offers 132 inviting guest rooms and suites, each offering top amenities such as 37-inch high-definition televisions, private kitchenettes, and Malin and Goetz bath amenities.
Design elements include commissioned illustrations by California artist Ty Williams. All guests receive complimentary continental breakfast daily, along with access to the hotel's sparkling heated outdoor pool and hot tub. A fully-equipped fitness room offers Peloton exercise bikes, while a pool house and bar serves up refreshing cocktails in a relaxing space. Things to Do in Santa Rosa, CA
3421 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, Phone: 707-293-2100
16. Monarch Cove Inn, a Romantic Weekend Getaway in Northern California
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High up on the cliff overlooking the ocean and surrounded by enchanting gardens, Monarch Cove Inn is your own little corner of heaven. With unforgettable views of the romantic Monterey Bay, this beautifully restored Victorian mansion built in 1895 offers world-class luxury accommodation just a few steps from the charming Capitola Village.
Each of the nine queen-size bedrooms and two two-bedroom suites are beautifully decorated with period details, private entrance, and luxury bathrooms. They are also unique in a special way – some have a private courtyard, others overlook the expanse of the ocean, or have a fireplace or a whirlpool tub. Guests enjoy breakfast in the privacy of their own room. Things to Do in Capitola
620 El Salto Drive, Capitola, CA 95010, 831-464-1295
17. Camelia Inn, a Romantic Weekend Getaway in Northern California
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The exquisite Camellia Inn greets you with the profusion of blooming camellias, no less than 50 different kinds of them. Snuggled in charming Healdsburg in the heart of Sonoma County, where the weather is always beautiful, wines are superb and food is fabulous, Camellia Inn will make sure that your visit is memorable.
Built in 1871 as a home for Ransome Powel, the lovely building went through many incarnations before it became a peaceful oasis for those who are looking for a romance and privacy. This luxury bed and breakfast has nine lovely rooms and five off-site apartments and cottages filled with antiques and superb comfort of high class bed linens and opulent bathrooms with just enough technology to remind you that you are in 21st century. After enjoying the inn’s unparalleled comfort and sumptuous breakfast, stroll through the lovingly maintained garden, splash in the swimming pool, or venture out to explore Sonoma’s famous wineries. Things to Do in Healdsburg
211 North St., Healdsburg, CA 95448, 707-433-8182
18. Weekend Getaways in Northern California: Alegria Inn
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Strolling along the Main Street in the historic charming Mendocino Village, you will notice a quaint blue house that is today Alegria Inn. When Alf Nelson built it in 1861 for his family, he could not possibly imagine that one day the house will be home to Alegria Inn, a place where people come from all over the world to be away from it all, secluded but still steps from everything.
The inn is surrounded by a spectacular garden filled with rare plants and exquisite antique roses, and is connected by a narrow path to a little cove with fine sandy beach.
Guests can enjoy the full luxury of the opulent rooms in the main house or in private cottages snuggled on the bluff overlooking the sea. Each room has its private entrance, a deck, fireplace, luxurious bathroom, and all those little touches that make the stay in a hotel so special. A gourmet organic locally sourced breakfast is served in the bright dining room overlooking the ocean. Things to Do in Mendocino
44781 Main St, Mendocino, CA 95460, 707-937-5150
19. Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur
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The Post Ranch Inn is a spectacular hotel on the coastal cliffs of Big Sur. Guest rooms have stunning views, and overlook either the ocean or the mountains through large windows. The beds are fitted with comfortable linens, and guests will appreciate the coffee and tea, private baths, and free Wi-Fi. The spa offers several types of massages, facials, jade stone, crystal, and gemstone therapy, body polish, body exfoliation and body wraps.
Guests can participate in guided nature walks, tai chi, yoga, Pilates, work out at the fitness center and relax next to the pool. Sierra Mar restaurant offers a complimentary gourmet breakfast buffet each morning. The restaurant serve innovative cuisine with stunning views and has an award-winning wine cellar. Things to Do in Big Sur
47900 CA-1, Big Sur, 831-667-2200, (website link)
20. Affordable Mono Hot Springs, Lakeshore
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Mono Hot Springs provides outdoor enthusiasts and adventure-lovers with a variety of exciting things to see and do. Cozy resort cabins, natural hot springs, crystal alpine lakes, and breathtaking natural landscapes are alluring highlights of this resort, and whether you are looking for a quiet, relaxing holiday or an adventure-packed break, Mono Hot Springs has something for everyone.
Historic stone cabins feature cozy furnishings in a mountain lodge style, with cozy fireplaces, ample living space, and private bathrooms. The resort promises guests a true ‘Wilderness Experience,’meaning that cabins do not have televisions or telephones; however, there is Wi-Fi available for computer use.
Guests can dine at the River Rock Café, located in the main lodge, or cook up something for themselves using one of the outdoor grills and dine under the stars. Indulge in a pampering massage, relax in the hot mineral springs, hike or horseback ride one of the many trails in and around the resort, or partake in fishing, boating, or kayaking on one of the alpine lakes in the area.
70000 Edison Lake Rd, Lakeshore, 559-325-1710
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21. Flamingo Resort and Spa, Santa Rosa - 1 hour 10 minutes
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Luxurious, elegant, and stylish, The Flamingo Resort and Spa combines modern facilities, deluxe amenities, and attentive service with a laid-back, retro vibe to create a relaxing country retreat. This historic Santa Rosa landmark is conveniently situated in the heart of the wine country, offering an array of things to see and do, from world-class shopping to fine dining.
Handsomely styled rooms feature designer décor in subtle tones, along with king-sized beds, spacious living areas and private, en-suite bathrooms with baths and showers. State-of-the-art technology in the form of flat screen televisions, data portals, and speakerphones can be found in every room, and pet-friendly rooms can be arranged.
Staying fit is easy at the resort - guests have access to a full-service spa and health club, a modern yoga/cycling studio, two Olympic-sized swimming pools, and five tennis courts. After all that exercise, savor delicious cuisine at the Terrace Grille Restaurant and Lounge where nightly entertainment set in a contemporary and chic environment is sure to delight. Things to Do in Santa Rosa
2777 4th St, Santa Rosa, 707-545-8530
22. Carmel Valley Ranch, Carmel
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Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel is a relaxing weekend getaway with nine different types of suites with a private bath, a separate shower and tub, a private deck, a fireplace, a 42-inch TV, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
There is a seemingly endless list of things to do on the 500 acre property, including garden tours, golf, tennis, yoga and basketball.
The ranch offers sport courts, a children’s camp, and tree swings. The spa offers a pool and hot tubs, bocce, massages, therapies, skincare, nail care, and waxing. The River Ranch Café serves tasty burgers, wines, and cocktails in a casual setting. The Clubhouse offers another pleasant casual dining experience with delightful fare such as Buffalo wings, fish tacos, and spaghetti. The Lounge offers lamb sirloin, Angus ribeye steak, and double cut pork chops. More day trips from Sacramento
1 Old Ranch Rd, Carmel-By-The-Sea, 831-574-5570
23. Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge, a Romantic Weekend Getaway in Northern California
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Guests looking for a room with a view will be in heaven here. The Horizon Inn offers beautiful views of both Carmel Bay and the Santa Lucia mountains. Location continues to be a theme as this inn is located conveniently to both the beach and the village of Carmel.
In-room fireplaces and whirlpools, as well as private balconies or patios mean the rooms are designed for romance and comfort. The Ocean View Lodge also offers two cottage suites for more amenities. All rooms include a daily continental breakfast, with some accommodations including an in-room “breakfast basket.”
SWC 3rd Avenue and Junipero Street, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93921, 800-350-7723
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24. Weekend Getaways Near Me: Costanoa Lodge, Pescadero - 1 hour from San Francisco
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Surrounded by acres of undisturbed wilderness on California's scenic coast, Costanoa is an eco adventure resort that encourages guests to explore the extraordinary beauty of this pristine and protected region.
Accommodations range from guestrooms in the main lodge and log cabins to distinctive tent bungalows. All rooms are splendidly done up with modern décor and homey furnishings. Lodge rooms and cabins enjoy private bathrooms, while the tent bungalows enjoy three accommodating comfort stations featuring restrooms, indoor hot showers, a 24-hour dry sauna and an outdoor fireplace. Costanoa’s Cascade Bar & Grill serves fresh California coastal cuisine made from locally sourced, organic ingredients in a warm and welcoming setting. The menu is updated on a seasonal basis and it is advisable to reserve a table on weekends due to the popularity of the restaurant.
Countless outdoor activities and adventures await guests at Costanoa. There are over 30,000 acres of hiking trailers that can be explored on foot, bike, or horseback, and four immaculate state parks full of wildlife will definitely attract sightseers and adventurers alike. Be sure to check out the country’s largest Elephant Seal rookery at Año Nuevo and the majestic redwoods of Big Basin State Park. Cabins start at $86 per night.
2001 Rossi Rd, Pescadero, CA, 650-879-1100
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25. Deetjen's Big Sur Inn, Big Sur - 2 hours 40 minutes
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Deetjen's Big Sur Inn is a romantic and secluded escape whose allure will enchant visitors. This rustic-style inn offers twenty rooms, most of which have a private bath and beautiful views. The rooms have antique furniture full of character, soft linens, and plenty of charm, ensuring that guests will feel perfectly at home during their stay. Take a walk through the gardens or follow the hiking trails on the property. The redwoods that surround the inn create a pleasant ambience that allows visitors to enjoy and relax during their getaway.
Fine dining is offered in one of four rooms every evening. The menu includes locally grown and organic foods, as well as select wines from the California vineyards. The Deetjens Restaurant also serves breakfast each morning, including homemade granola, eggs benedict, and smoked salmon bagels.
48865 CA-1, Big Sur, 831-667-2377
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The 25 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways in Northern California near me today according to local experts are:
- 1. Everline Resort & Spa
- 2. The Sonora Inn, a Romantic Weekend Getaway in Northern California
- 3. Eden Vale Inn - 2 hours 15 minutes from San Francisco
- 4. Basecamp Tahoe South
- 5. Romantic Weekend Getaways in Northern California: The Inn at Newport Ranch
- 6. McCloud Hotel
- 7. CA Getaways: North Block Hotel
- 8. Hotel Yountville, a Romantic Weekend Getaway in Northern California
- 9. Timber Cove Resort, a CA Weekend Getaway
- 10. Romantic Getaways in Northern California: Idyllwild Bunkhouse
- 11. Brannan Cottage Inn, Calistoga CA
- 12. The Citizen Hotel, Sacramento, CA
- 13. Romantic Getaways in Northern California: Cottage Grove Inn
- 14. Highlands Ranch Resort, Mill Creek
- 15. The Sandman Hotel, Santa Rosa
- 16. Monarch Cove Inn, a Romantic Weekend Getaway in Northern California
- 17. Camelia Inn, a Romantic Weekend Getaway in Northern California
- 18. Weekend Getaways in Northern California: Alegria Inn
- 19. Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur
- 20. Affordable Mono Hot Springs, Lakeshore
- 21. Flamingo Resort and Spa, Santa Rosa - 1 hour 10 minutes
- 22. Carmel Valley Ranch, Carmel
- 23. Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge, a Romantic Weekend Getaway in Northern California
- 24. Weekend Getaways Near Me: Costanoa Lodge, Pescadero - 1 hour from San Francisco
- 25. Deetjen's Big Sur Inn, Big Sur - 2 hours 40 minutes
Featherbed Railroad Bed and Breakfast Resort
Offering a totally unique destination for a romantic weekend getaway, Featherbed Railroad Resort offers a selection of 9 fully restored vintage rail cabooses. Located in Northern California’s Wine Country, the Featherbed Resort is an ideal base from which you can explore Clear Lake and the surrounding countryside. Each of the nine cabooses can accommodate two people and have been individually themed to provide a wonderful and unique atmosphere and each caboose boasts a romantic whirlpool tub for two. On-site amenities include a swimming pool, a boat dock and boat launch, ping-pong table and video library. Nearby attractions include wineries, restaurants and beautiful lakes.
2870 Lakeshore Blvd, Upper Lake, CA 95485, 707 274 8378
The Lodge at Feather Falls Casino, Oroville
If you and your partner enjoy a little gambling adventure from time to time, The Lodge at Feather Falls Casino in Oroville could be the ideal destination for your next romantic getaway. The lodge offers very comfortable accommodation in elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites with large TV’s, pillow-top mattresses and complimentary Wi-Fi. The casino will temp you with more than 800 slot machines (rumored to be extremely generous), and 12 Blackjack tables. There is an on-site award-winning brewery and the Corner Deli to take care of your dining requirements. When you need a break from the busy casino floor you can relax around the indoor/outdoor pool area.
The Lodge at Feather Falls Casino, 3 Alverda Dr, Oroville, CA 95966, 530 533 3885
Inn on Randolph
Inn on Randolph is a modern, luxury boutique inn that fully respects its 19th century origins. Built in 1860 in Napa for Hannah Moore and her family, this beautiful Victorian building served as a hospital and maternity ward for many years. What were once maternity rooms are today luxury guest rooms full of modern amenities, offering guests a perfect blend of privacy, luxury, and modern comfort.
Guests can choose one of the rooms in the main residence, or can stay in private secluded cottages on the inn’s one-acre estate, surrounded by flowers and trees. All rooms are unique and beautifully appointed, with spacious bathrooms with heated floors, high quality beds, and luxury linen. Cottages have LCD TVs, spa tubs, romantic fireplaces, private entrances, and their own little gardens for ultimate privacy. A freshly made breakfast is served in the large, bright dining room or out on the deck.
411 Randolph Street, Napa, CA 94559, 707-257-2886
The Redwood Riverwalk Hotel
Visiting Fortuna in California’s Humboldt County makes you wonder about the fortune of people who live there, surrounded by so much natural beauty. Magnificent towering redwoods, six roaring rivers, endless rugged ocean coast and fertile valley full of charming historic towns, Fortuna is where you should start your exploration of this beautiful part of the country, and the Redwood Riverwalk Hotel should be your home base.
Home is the right word, since this hotel offers luxury comforts of a world-class establishment with the feel and vibe of a warm, welcoming home. Magnificent murals depict the surrounding awesome nature, the history of the area and the life of the Native American Weott tribe. All rooms and suites are beautifully decorated and appointed, with great linens, modern baths, air-conditioning, and TVs. Enjoy the hotel’s excellent breakfast at the Cantina, go for a swim in the large swimming pool, and then head out and take in some of the most beautiful scenery nature put together in one place.
1859 Alamar Way, Fortuna, CA 95540, 707-725-5500
Driving Distances from San Francisco
|From San Francisco To ||Driving Time|
|Calistog||1 hour 35 minutes|
|Placerville||2 hours 15 minutes|
|Fort Bragg||2 hours 45 minutes|
|Big Sur||2 hours 40 minutes|
|Carmel||2 hours 10 minutes|
|Santa Rosa||1 hour 10 minutes|
|Pacific Grove||2 hours|
|Calistoga||1 hour 35 minutes|
|Sacramento||1 hour 35 minutes|
|Fortuna||4 hours 45 minutes|
|Capitola||1 hour 20 minutes|
|Healdsburg||1 hour 20 minutes|
|Point Arena||3 hours 10 minutes|
|Helena||4 hours 50 minutes|