Roadside Attractions and Hidden Gems
The Lake County diamond might be our official gem, but we’ve got plenty of off the beaten path attractions to hit on your next Northern California road trip.
Shop Small and Local, Make a Big Impact
Shopping small can make a big impact. Whether you’re in search of one-of-a-kind holiday gifts or a souvenir from your Wine Country vacation, Lake County’s independent boutiques are full of surprises. Discovery is half the fun, so take a stroll through our shopping districts to find what inspires you. Antiquing in Wine Country is legendary,… Read more »
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 »
Lake County Dining Guide, Part 1
Casual & Cheap Eats From barbecue and burgers to grain bowls with fresh greens, Lake County, California keeps it real with a solid array of cheap eats. Our culinary scene is blooming with upscale options too, but this week’s focus is on lunch spots and quick dinners after a day on the lake. Richmond Park… Read more »
Kick Off Summer in Lake County CA!
Get to know the casual side of Wine Country and kick off summer in style with the welcoming folks of Lake County, California. From a patriotic parade honoring our military to thrilling watersports, we’re gearing up for an All-American summer. The weather’s fine, jump on in! Hit The Water! Nothing ushers in the start of… Read more »