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Car Camping at Harbin Hot Springs

Car Camping at Harbin Hot Springs

Recently I decided to pay a visit to Harbin Hot Springs just outside Middletown in Lake County. This beautiful property was almost lost to The Valley Fire of 2015.  With an estimated half-million Harbin trees burned, it has been a priority for Harbin to protect and ensure the long-term safety and health of land, groundwater, and wildlife. Since I had not visited during the properties heyday, I was able to enjoy the property without comparing it to years past. This particular trip also marked…

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Glamping Resorts

Glamping Resorts

Go camping without any gear or hassles, and even take your dog! We especially liked Mendocino Grove. http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/8549151-181/glamping-resorts-offer-all-the

Airstream Camping at Autocamp

Airstream Camping at Autocamp

So I’m not really a camper. But this is a whole different kind of camping. Airstreams have always fascinated me. They have a long history, dating back to 1929 when the Bowlus company first built the now familiar sausage shaped, silver aluminum Airstream trailer. The very first one was called the Clipper and was named after the first trans-Atlantic seaplane. Here is a link that will give you lots of fun facts about these iconic modes of transportation. If you…

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Lake Sonoma Camping and Hiking

Lake Sonoma Camping and Hiking

Every Sunday morning for years I would be at the “No Name Flat” trailhead at 8 o’ clock sharp (…everyone who knows me knows this means 8:10, at least) to meet up with friends and dogs for the weekly hike around the “Half a Canoe” loop.  The hike starts out at elevation with about a half mile approach until you reach the trail proper–at this point you are treated to a spectacular vista over the Warm Springs arm of Lake…

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Camping in Northern California

Camping in Northern California

http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/-california/camping-spots-nor-cal/     This is a comprehensive list of amazing camping spots  to visit in Northern California. It answers the perennial question of “where should we go” and now all you have to decide is what wine should we take with us. Take a look here http://localstastingroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/CURRENT-TASTING-SHEET-FOR-ROOM.pdf-5-13-16.pdf and give us a call.