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Your California Vacation

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.

Adventure Hotels in California

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Catamaran Resort and Spa $179
Catamaran Resort and Spa

Catamaran Resort and Spa

3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego
     
    4.1
    of 5, from 507 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0

    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.

    Hotel Zephyr $127
    Hotel Zephyr

    Hotel Zephyr

    250 Beach Street, San Francisco
       
      4.1
      of 5, from 104 reviews
      4.0 out of 5.0

      Located in North Beach, this boutique hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of San Francisco Bay, Pier 39, and Alcatraz Island. Ghirardelli Square and Lombard Street are also within 6 mi (10 km).

      Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel $138
      Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel

      Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel

      5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad
         
        4.0
        of 5, from 121 reviews
        3.5 out of 5.0

        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.

        Bahia Resort Hotel $139
        Bahia Resort Hotel

        Bahia Resort Hotel

        998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego
           
          3.9
          of 5, from 362 reviews
          3.5 out of 5.0

          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.

          Evergreen Lodge Yosemite $195
          Evergreen Lodge Yosemite

          Evergreen Lodge Yosemite

          33160 Evergreen Rd, Groveland
             
            4.6
            of 5, from 11 reviews
            3.5 out of 5.0

            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.

            Welk Resorts San Diego $137
            Welk Resorts San Diego

            Welk Resorts San Diego

            8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido
               
              4.3
              of 5, from 25 reviews
              3.5 out of 5.0

              Situated in Escondido, this hotel is in the same region as Alta Vista Gardens, Legoland California, and San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Regional attractions also include Carlsbad State Beach and Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base.

              Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite $149
              Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

              Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

              1122 Highway 41, Fish Camp
                 
                4.2
                of 5, from 112 reviews
                4.0 out of 5.0

                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.

                Welk Resorts Palm Springs $146
                Welk Resorts Palm Springs

                Welk Resorts Palm Springs

                34567 Cathedral Canyon Drive, Cathedral City
                   
                  3.8
                  of 5, from 12 reviews
                  3.5 out of 5.0

                  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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                  *Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from October 2017 through September 2018, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.