Give Thanks and Celebrate the Season in Lake County

The holidays are a special time of year in Lake County. Our communities are bursting with small-town charm, and our calendar is jam-packed with festivities. From art openings and swanky, wine-sipping soirees to a delightful pet parade, you’ll find plenty of holiday cheer for the whole crew. Thanksgiving Week & Black Friday Kick off Thanksgiving… Read more »

City Spotlight: Clearlake

On the northern edge of California’s Wine Country, the small town of Clearlake offers up casual food and drink, family-friendly festivals, public lands access and knockout views of nearby Mt. Konocti and Clear Lake. With a population of 15,000, Clearlake is small by California standards, but it’s the biggest city in our bucolic county.  It’s… Read more »

Lake County Dining Guide: Eclectic and International

Dive into the cultural melting pot at one of Lake County’s international restaurants. Our rich Latinx heritage brings hearty Mexican and Central American traditions, while Indian and Thai spots offer vegetarian options and fragrant Eastern flavors. Spice it up at one of these eclectic restaurants next time you’re in Lake County. Arti Cafe Vegan and… Read more »

City Spotlight:
Lakeport, Lake County CA

A quaint town on the west shore of Clear Lake, Lakeport is the county seat and cosmopolitan center of Lake County, California. Though only home to around 5000 residents, its historic downtown hosts a bevy of great restaurants, locally-owned shops, civic buildings, and public spaces. Lakeport Library Park Library Park is a community hub for… Read more »

Northern California’s New Wave of Farm to Table Cuisine

For a new generation of chefs and independent farmers, the wide-open spaces of Lake County look and feel like home. There’s a blossoming farm to table scene in our backyard, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Eat local and see what it’s all about. Situated at the base of Mt. Konocti, Big… Read more »

Discover Lake County During California Wine Month, No Limo Required

Visit the laid back side of Wine Country this month as vintners statewide celebrate California Wine Month. September is a beautiful time of year to take in the vineyards and volcanic hills of Lake County, and our wineries offer friendly service and epic views. It’s no secret that wine tasting can sometimes come with a… Read more »

Lake County Does Labor Day Right

Live It Up at the Lake County Fair Act like a kid (and bring ‘em if ya got ‘em) at the Lake County Fair.  Hop on a carnival ride while the scent of cotton candy and funnel cake wafts by, and take in delightfully destructive entertainment from the grandstands. Friday night, locals in jacked-up trucks compete… Read more »

Eco-Arts Sculpture Walk

Taking cues from land art and folk traditions, Middletown artists turn a humble regional park into an immersive art experience at EcoArts Sculpture Walk.  The Lake County creative scene shines at the free public art exhibit which is on view through October 15th.

Backcountry to Bohemian, Lake County Camping Has it All

Wilderness, glamorous, tent, and RV, Lake County camping has a little something for everyone.  From the wild and rugged Mendocino National Forest to a hippie enclave at the foot of Mount Saint Helena, we’ve rounded up a few of Lake County’s favorite backwoods getaways. RVs and Camp Trailers Calling all road warriors: Lake County, California… Read more »

Spotlight on Kelseyville, Lake County

Kelseyville City Spotlight A quaint community on the southwest side of Clear Lake, Kelseyville embodies small-town sensibilities and offers visitors a refreshing change of pace from city life. Explore historic Main Street, and make it your home base for wine tasting and land or water-based adventures. Where to Stay For walkability and rooms bigger than… Read more »