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.

Nose Out the Window: Around the Lake We Go

Close to a dozen communities sit on or near the shores of Clear Lake. While it would take days to explore them all, we can suggest a few highlights in Lakeport, Kelseyville, Clearlake and Upper Lake. Start in Lakeport, on the lake’s northwest shore, travel counter-clockwise and make time for meals, wineries, brew pubs and other… Read more »

Pitch A Tent Or Pull Up an RV at These Dog-Friendly Campgrounds

Summers are made for camping, and Lake County has no shortage of dog-friendly campgrounds, both public and private, where you can pop a tent or pull up an RV for a few days of outdoor fun with your family, pup included. On the private campground side, you’ll find full hookups, tent sites, club rooms, motel-style lodging and… Read more »

Pick A Patio Table and Soak up Good Food and Good Vibes

Summer is prime time for outdoor dining, and around Clear Lake you’ll find lots of decks and patios that welcome well-behaved pets.

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 »