World-Class Birdwatching in Lake County
Where to See Waders and Sea Birds Clocking in at nearly 70 square miles, Clear Lake plays host to throngs of migrating and roosting birds each year. The freshwater Northern California lake is classified as an Important Bird Area (IBA) by the Audubon Society, and noted for its key role in the Pacific Flyway. From Rodman Slough to… 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 »
Celebrate the 4th of July
in Lake County!
Join our week-long celebration of independence in Lake County, California. Since the 4th of July falls midweek this year, we’ve rounded up some of the best summer events and activities on either side of the holiday, and a few special ones on the big day itself.
Soak up the Camp Vibes at Clear Lake State Park
National parks may get all of the attention from Instagram celebrities and travel magazines, but our state parks are at the heart of local California adventure. Check out Clear Lake State Park this summer for a fuss-free lakeside getaway without traffic jams, lottery systems, or impossible campground reservations. Clear Lake State Park is located on… 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 »
Lake County: A Birder’s Paradise
Northern California’s Lake County offers one of the top bird watching experiences on the West Coast. Its varied geography, from wetland marshes, grasslands, mudflats, high valleys, scrublands, and a variety of trees and lakes, help make this NorCal region a true Birder’s Paradise. Lake County is a major resource for birds living in and traveling… Read more »
You’ll Lake These Dog-Friendly Waterfront Properties
When visiting Lake County, California, you and your pooch will love to find some playtime at these dog-friendly waterfront properties.
A Refreshing Watering Hole
Waterfowl and Old West flair in laid-back Lake County Sunlight glinted like sapphires on California’s largest and oldest natural, freshwater lake as I drove to its basin. Clear Lake covers 68 square miles (Lake Tahoe is bigger, but sits partly in Nevada). The lake is nearly 1 million years old, and its plant and animal life have… Read more »
36 Hours in Lake County: Sauvignon Blanc Experience Weekend – Upper Lake Itinerary
Catch the wave of world-wide recognition of Lake County as an emerging wine region. Straight from the mouths of those who know, The Somm Journal: “The Lake County Eruption: The Region’s Wines Rumble with Intensity and Elegance.” Our famous varietal Sauvignon Blanc will be showcased at an International Symposium, the Sauvignon Blanc Experience May 4-5… Read more »
Suddenly Smitten with Lake County Sauvignon Blancs
Why the world has fallen in love with Lake County sauvignon blancs.