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. 

Ring in 2020 in Lake County

Gear up for good times in Lake County this December.  The holiday season is in full swing, and we’re taking a look at New Year’s Eve and post-Christmas activities.  Rock out to classic hits at a casino or cruise into the New Year on a pair of roller skates. Burn Off Those Christmas Calories Lake… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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.

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 »

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 »

Plan an Affordable Family Vacation in Lake County This Summer

With school letting out, many parents are planning their summer getaways, but sadly, family travel can conjure up visions of costly activities, long lines, and undue stress.  Ditch the drama this summer with a visit to laid-back Lake County for an affordable family adventure that focuses on fun. By Gina Teichert Photo: Big Rick Stuart… Read more »

‘Pear-adise’ In Lake County

Celebrating our region’s prolific pear production and rich agricultural heritage.