From beaches to deserts, mountains, forests and canyons, California adventure is pretty easy to come by. Go rock-climbing in canyons near Joshua Tree National Park, or head to San Joaquin River Valley and Redwood National Park for adventure tours, hiking and incredible views. Find California adventure from the Pacific coast inland—it’s perfect for adventure travel and family vacations alike.
Facing the calm expanse of Mission Bay in north San Diego, and a 3-minute walk from the sands and famous boardwalk of Pacific Beach, family-friendly Catamaran Resort and Spa makes a great base for water lovers. SeaWorld® is 3 miles (4.8 km) away, and it's a 20-minute cab ride to downtown San Diego or San Diego Zoo.
Located in North Beach, this boutique hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39, and Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum. Aquarium of the Bay and Ghirardelli Square are also within 15 minutes. Ferry Building Station is 29 minutes by foot.
Situated on 12 lush acres and with views of the Pacific Ocean and The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch®, this hotel is 1.2 miles (2 km) from attractions like LEGOLAND® California, LEGOLAND® Water Park, and SEA LIFE® Aquarium. SeaWorld® San Diego and famed San Diego Zoo are within an hour's drive.
Only 8 miles from the airport, Bahia Resort Hotel is secluded on a 14-acre peninsula along the shores of Mission Bay, just 1 block from Mission Beach and a short ride from Pacific Beach.
Nestled in the forest just 2 miles from the Hetch Hetchy entrance on the tranquil western edge of Yosemite National Park, this 1920s lodge offers a peaceful retreat on 22 rustic acres.
The 600-acre Welk Resort has a waterpark with waterslides and children's interactive splash pads. The resort is 25 minutes drive from San Diego Safari Park, beaches and LegoLand; 30 minutes drive from the Temecula Valley wine country.
Located on 35 acres bordering the Sierra National Forest, the Tenaya Lodge is in Fish Camp, 2 miles from the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park and abundant year-round recreation.
This Cathedral City resort includes the adjacent Cathedral Canyon Country Club. The resort is approximately 6 miles to Palm Springs shopping, restaurants, and casinos, and 7 miles from Knott's Soak City.
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