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Resort at Angels Camp
123 Selkirk Ranch Rd
Angels Camp, CA  95222
Ph: 800-438-6493   
High TripAdvisor Ranking
Home to everything from the popular Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee to museums, rodeos, wineries and more, this is the heart of the Sierra Nevada gold rush country. Hike, bike, golf (were located on the 10th fairway), ride a horse or pan for gold. You might also try spelunking in one of the caves near the resort. However you fill your days here, you'll agree that it's a vacation spot fit for angels. Resort Amenities include: Outdoor pool, spa and children's pool; Indoor and outdoor children's play areas; Tennis and Sport courts; Fitness room; Game room and 18-hole
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Gold Rush Resort Rentals
40016 Big Bear Blvd., PO Box 6818
Big Bear Lake, CA  92315
Ph: 800-363-8303   Fx: 909-866-4040
Email: goldrushreservations@gmail.com
Eureka! You have just struck the Mother Lode of privately owned, professionally managed Big Bear cabin rentals and condominiums, all located in or conveniently near Big Bear Lake, California. Our friendly service and commitment to our guests' satisfaction is genuine and anxious to please. Each Big Bear cabin is family friendly, tastefully decorated, and fully equipped to bring comfort in your vacation home away from home. Some cabins offer hot tubs, pool tables, high speed internet access, washers/dryers, decks with views, lake views or lake fronts. Pet friendly cabin rentals are also available.
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Ridge Tahoe Resort
400 Ridge Club Drive P.O. Box 5790
Stateline, NV  89449
Ph: 800-334-1600   Fx: 775-588-7099
Email: reservations@ridge-resorts.com
High TripAdvisor Ranking
Nestled on a spectacular Sierra Nevada ridge above Lake Tahoe, this 11 acre hotel resort offers year-round vacation rentals with panoramic views and luxurious hotel or one or two bedroom condo accommodations. Complimentary Health Club, Indoor Sports Complex, Indoor/Outdoor Swimming Pools and Jacuzzis, Restaurant, Deli, Market, Full Service Spa and more are all on-site. Complimentary shuttle service whisks guests 5 miles to Lake Tahoe, beaches and casino nightlife. Our tennis courts, rock climbing wall and hiking trails are steps from your front door. In the winter our Skier Express provides ski in/ski out access to Heavenly Ski Resort's Stagecoach Chairlift.
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Hotel Leger
8304 Main Street
Mokelumne Hill, CA  95245
Ph: 209-286-1401   
Email: hotelleger@gmail.com
High TripAdvisor Ranking
No matter what you're interest, The Historic Hotel Leger in Mokelumne Hill is the place to start your getaway! We can create a custom "stay-n-play" package to your exact specifications! Relax by the pool, go fishing and boating on nearby lakes, take a winery tour, hike, golf, explore old mining sites, caverns and more. We look forward to creating the perfect package for you!
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Rankin Ranch
P.O. Box 36 CWG
Caliente, CA  93518
Ph: 661-867-2511   Fx: 661-867-0105
Email: rankinranchers@aol.com
Western, down-home hospitality - Rankin Ranch knows about quality time: the 31,000-acre ranch has been family-owned and operated since 1863. They opened their picturesque property to the public in 1965 and have been warmly welcoming guests ever since. Today, the fourth, fifth, and sixth Rankin generations are the heart of the operations. EVERYTHING is included in the American Plan Rate...lodging, three full meals, horseback riding and all ranch activities. You'll enjoy daily maid service in your clean, air conditioned cabin which is wood paneled and carpeted.
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Lazy Z Resort
22732 Middle Camp Road
Twain Harte, CA  95383
Ph: 209-586-1214   
Email: Info@LazyZ.com
High TripAdvisor Ranking
The Lazy Z Resort, is located in its own private valley and minutes from the town of Twain Harte. This hideaway is nestled in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains in California's Gold Country. As one of the finest resorts in the area, the Lazy Z Resort offers exceptional recreational opportunities and first-class accommodations in a serene setting. Enjoy a true mountain retreat with breath-taking surroundings and consider the Lazy Z Resort for a truly special wedding, group retreat, business conference or family vacation.
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Strawberry Creek Inn
26370 Highway 243 PO Box 1818
Idyllwild, CA  92549
Ph: 951-659-3202   
Email: innkeeper@strawberrycreekinn.com
A tranquil retreat that will rejuvenate your spirit and relax your body, the Strawberry Creek Inn offers peaceful luxuries and simple pleasures. The San Jacinto Mountains will envelope you in their rustic beauty. Savor a homemade breakfast of fresh, organic ingredients; Read in the library; Bask in the summer sun; Snuggle in front of a roaring fire in winter. We also offer affordable lodging at Strawberry Creek Bunkhouse a casual mountain retreat that's perfect for families, adventurer seekers, pet owners – or any visitor seeking affordable, laid-back lodging.
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Hotel Charlotte
18736 Main Street (Highway 120)
Groveland, CA  95321
Ph: 209-962-6455   
Email: reservations@hotelcharlotte.com
High TripAdvisor Ranking
Come experience a wonderful escape at the Hotel Charlotte, located at the gateway to Yosemite. Enjoy the rustic quirks of a charming, historic bed & breakfast coupled with a wonderfully inviting ambiance and stellar service. Whether you want to experience the natural wonders of the surrounding area and Yosemite, have a romantic getaway, or enjoy a stay in an authentic old west hotel, the Hotel Charlotte is perfect. The Charlotte Bistro is also located at the Hotel Charlotte, it is a full service restaurant and bar that is focused on clean, healthy food that features local, organic ingredients.
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Comfort Inn and Suites Sacramento
21 Howe Avenue
Sacramento, CA  95826
Ph: 916-379-0400   Fx: 916-379-0700
Email: frontdesk@comfortinnsacramento.com
Discover Comfort Inn & Suites Sacramento the affordable choice in Sacramento, CA hotels. Business travelers, vacationers and those simply passing through appreciate our prime location only minutes from the Sacramento Airport, Sacramento State University and countless other area attractions. Busy guests stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi access while our leisure travelers can relax by the indoor heated pool and hot tub, no matter the season. Small events are perfectly suited to our well-appointed event space and complimentary Your Morning hot breakfast buffet is the perfect start to any day.
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Oak Knoll Lodge
949 Tulip Lane P.O. Box 2840
Big Bear Lake, CA  92315
Ph: 877-861-8308   
Email: oakknollloge@gmail.com
Big Bear's #1 Historical Lodge Family owned and operated since 1927. Oak Knoll Lodge is a secluded Resort situated over a spacious knoll located on forest land for the last 78 years. You can enjoy the peace of the mountains and still located just minutes from the Village, ski areas and lake activities. Our warm cozy cabins can be chosen from rustic historical cabins to deluxe cabins with a Jacuzzi and fireplace. Our four different beautiful seasons offer you fishing, skiing, mountain biking or hiking. If you prefer you can just relax by the pool and enjoy the mountain air.
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In Big Bear

Big Bear Lake, CA  
Ph: 800-817-3687   Fx: 775-361-9259
Email: dakotacabn@aol.com
Escape to your private Big Bear cabin. All cabins and vacation rental homes have full kitchens, fireplaces, TV's and BBQ's. Some of our cabin rentals have Hot Tubs/Spas/Jacuzzi, game tables, pool tables and are pet friendly. Whether you are seeking a romantic getaway for 2 or a wonderful family weekend, we have accommodations for you. These are the real Hot Tubs/ Spas/Jacuzzi. We also have vacations homes and condos near Big Bear Mountain and Snow Summit Ski Resorts. Whether you want to go skiing, snowboarding, biking, hiking, fishing, boating, swimming, or just relaxing, Big Bear has it all.
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Sorensen´s Resort
14255 Highway 88
Hope Valley, CA  95646
Ph: 800-423-9949   Fx: 530-694-2271
Email: info@sorensensresort.com
High TripAdvisor Ranking
Sorensen´s Resort is an historic resort located in beautiful Hope Valley, California at an elevation of 7,000 feet. With over 160 acres, Sorensen´s hosts 26 private house-keeping cabins, bed and breakfast style lodging and 4 vacation homes. The 4-star-rated cafe serves 3 meals per day, and the gift shop has a nice selection of fine wines, books and local artwork. Sorensen´s is also an ideal place to host a conference, workshop or wedding. We are centrally located: just 20 minutes South of Lake Tahoe, and 14 miles East of Kirkwood Ski Resort.
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Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe
111 Country Club Drive
Incline Village, CA  89451
Ph: 775-832-1234   Fx: 775-831-2171
Discover an alpine paradise at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino. Nestled within the Sierra Mountain Range, the stunning locale of this Four Diamond Lake Tahoe hotel is the ideal setting for year-round pampering. Take a cruise on one of our private boats, then tempt Lady Luck in the Casino. Ease tired muscles with a deep-tissue massage in our world-class spa, or bask in the sunshine on the private beach. From delicious cuisine and inviting guestrooms to luxurious amenities and services, you'll experience an incomparable mountain escape at our Hyatt hotel in Lake Tahoe.
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Moccasin Point Marina - Don Pedro Lake
11405 Jacksonville Road
Jamestown, CA  95327
Ph: 800-255-5561   
Launch some serious fun from the full service marina at Mocassin Point Marina. Take out a ski boat, fishing boat, PWC, or deck cruiser for a few hours or a few days. The fun is waiting for you and your crew as you fish, swim, boat, or ski on the 13,000 surface-acres of glassy blue water of Don Pedro lake.
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Julian Meadow View Inn
2323 Farmer Road P O Box 1026
Julian, CA  92036
Ph: 760-765-2578   
Email: info@JulianMeadowViewInn.com
We invite you to come and experience a new kind of getaway, surrounded by tranquil meadows, hiking trails and rich in wild life. Far from the hustle and bustle of every day life, nestled on top of 53 secluded acres in the peaceful mountains of Julian. All of us at Angels Landing strive to provide a cozy, relaxing atmosphere, which makes this an ideal location for romantic getaways with that special someone, Dream Weddings and Receptions, family gatherings, special events, team building, and retreats of all kinds! No phones, no TV - no interruptions. Unplug, relax, reconnect and rejuvenate.
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Whispering Pines Lodge Bed and Breakfast
13745 Sierra Way
Kernville, CA  93238
Ph: 877-241-4100   Fx: 760-376-6513
Email: info@pineskernville.com
High TripAdvisor Ranking
Whispering Pines Lodge Bed & Breakfast is setting a new standard for lodging and excellence in Southern California. The atmosphere is relaxed and unpretentious, but the staff and management have added a special touch of class and amenities usually reserved for five-star resorts. Without high prices and added charges, you revel in such extras as complimentary country breakfast in our central dining room, cozy fireplaces, private baths, brilliant fresh flower arrangements and fragrant potpourri, luxurious antique-style pine and oak furnishings, and large screen color TVs. And it's all conveniently located on the banks of the Wild and Scenic Kern River
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Tsasdi Resort
19990 Lakeshore Dr.
Lakehead, CA  96051
Ph: 800-995-0291   Fx: 530-238-8860
Email: tsasdi@snowcrest.net
Offering Shasta Lake lodging of rental cabins overlooking our beautiful dock on Shasta Lake. Enjoy lodging at our resort in a cabin with fully equipped kitchens while planning your outings on Shasta Lake. Take pleasure in one of our rental cabins while lodging at Tsasdi Resort using our swimming pool, dock, while fishing, wakeboarding, hiking and skiing. Come have your family reunion, business retreat or wedding at our resort. Our cabins are nestled among a forest of Blacks Oaks which provide cool shade from the warm summer sun. One, two, and three bedroom cabins available.
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Seasons 4 Condominium Rentals
244 Lakeview Blvd. Post Office Box 226
Mammoth Lakes, CA  93546
Ph: 800-732-7664   Fx: 760-934-1716
Email: stay@Seasons4.com
Seasons 4's lodging is your home-away-from-home, centrally located only 1/4 mile from the ski facilities at Canyon Lodge, 1/2 mile from the Village at Mammoth with the gondola, restaurants, and village shopping, and just 1.5 miles away from five lakes just waiting for you to further your fishing experience. Seasons 4 offers convenience without the congestion for your favorite Mammoth winter, spring, summer, or fall activities. We have a centrally located recreation room equipped with ping-pong, pool table, and laundry facilities as well as a hot spa, dry sauna and in late spring and summer, a heated swimming pool.
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The Village at Squaw Valley
P.O. Box 2007 1960 Squaw Valley Road
Olympic Valley, CA  96146
Ph: 530-583-6985   Fx: 530-581-7106
Email: squaw@squaw.com
The Village isn't just a place to sleep; its design anticipates your every need. Stone walkways flow through the center of a European-style village with an array of shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes and entertainment venues. From hiking, mountain biking, and riding the aerial tram, we've got it all. Our accomodations have fireplaces, private balconies, TV's, and most have a kitchen. You'll have access to our heated underground parking, whirlpool spas, billiards lounge, and fire pits. When you stay in the heart of the action you have more time to play and relax.
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Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
2116 Greenhorn Ranch Road
Quincy, CA  95971
Ph: 800-334-6939   
Email: reservations@greenhornranch.com
High TripAdvisor Ranking
Nestled in the beautiful Northeastern Sierra Nevada mountains, our Guest Ranch covers over 600 acres and is surrounded on three sides by the Plumas National Forest. You will have a truly relaxing western vacation, with comfortable country style lodging. There are 8 one-bedroom and 8 two bedroom cabins, all cabins have a porch swing overlooking the ranch. All cabins and rooms have full western accommodations -- no freezing your tail end off in an out house, each has its own bathroom. We include daily housekeeping service.
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Plantation Bed and Breakfast
33038 Sierra Hwy 198
Sequoia National Park, CA  93244
Ph: 559-597-2555   Fx: 559-597-2551
Email: relax@plantationbnb.com
The Plantation Bed & Breakfast is nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains among hundreds of acres of orange groves and only minutes from the Giant Sequoia trees in Sequoia National Park. Lake Kaweah is only 2 miles from the Plantation and Kings Canyon National Park is only 35 miles. This 4,500 square foot citrus plantation home has seven romantic "GONE WITH THE WIND" theme rooms, swimming pool and a Jacuzzi Hot Tub, located in the orange grove for privacy and open 24 hours. Chef Marie prepares a full gourmet breakfast each morning with fresh squeezed orange juice.
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Spruce Grove Cabins & Suites
3599 Spruce St.
South Lake Tahoe, CA  96150
Ph: 800-777-0914   Fx: 530-544-4291
Email: info@sprucegrovecabins.com
Welcome to Spruce Grove, where rustic charmed cabins and suites truly capture the essence of living in the early days of Tahoe. Located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, amidst a private, quiet, secluded resort just off Ski Run Boulevard, at the foot of Heavenly Ski Area, and within walking distance of Lake Tahoe. We are conveniently close to shopping, restaurants, skiing, hiking, biking, entertainment and casinos. Spruce Grove is a must for the outdoor enthusiast. Located within walking distance to Ski Run Marina, Spruce Grove is close to all lake and mountain activities.
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Tahoe Seasons Resort
3901 Saddle Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA  96151
Ph: 530-541-6700   Fx: 530-541-7342
Email: res@tahoeseasons.net
At Tahoe Seasons, you really will feel 'right at home.' And, when you're close to paradise, the neighbors are heavenly. As in Heavenly, the world-class ski resort right across the street. This 160 all-suite resort is nestled in the pine trees 150 yards from Heavenly Ski Resort, one of the nation's largest ski areas, and is a mile from beautiful Lake Tahoe. The Resort offers the amenities of a full-service hotel: a 24-hour front desk, bell service and free valet parking, adding convenience to your stay. The Resort also has a restaurant, room service and lounge, along with outdoor swimming
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Truckee / Donner Chamber of Commerce
10065 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA  96161
Ph: 530-587-8808   
Email: info@truckee.com
Truckee, California is a vibrant, historically rich mountain town surrounded by spectacular Sierra Nevada beauty. A recreation paradise, Truckee is centrally located within minutes of eight world-class ski resorts and Lake Tahoe. After your outdoor adventure, enjoy Truckee's quaint historic downtown where you can stroll through distinctive shops or relax in restaurants and bars that are rustic or hip. Truckee, the perfect mountain retreat, proudly retains its railroad heritage and western charm.
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Tahoe Vacations
601 Hwy 50 - Pine Cone Resort P.O. Box 11456
Zephyr Cove, NV  89448
Ph: 775-588-4504   Fx: 775-588-6800
Email: info@tahoemgt@aol.com
From Romantic Studios to Deluxe 8-Bedroom Homes, Tahoe Management has been providing great vacations at Lake Tahoe since 1982. Our vacation rentals are located on the popular South Shore of Lake Tahoe. We offer vacation rental accommodations ranging from studio condos and cabins to 8-bedroom homes. All are fully equipped, many with hot tubs, pool table, beach access, tennis, BBQ's, microwaves and VCR's. Some are pet friendly also. Special discounts available on ski lift tickets, ski and snowboard rental equipment and car rentals. <BR><BR>Tahoe Management leads the competition. Call or email us and find out why we have the most vacation
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O.A.R.S. - Yosemite National Park
P.O. Box 67
Angels Camp, CA  95222
Ph: 800-346-6277   
High TripAdvisor Ranking
As the Merced River thunders out of Yosemite National Park, a wildly exciting one-day California whitewater rafting adventure takes form. The rapids are rated Class III-IV with some reaching adrenaline-pumping Class V levels as the warm California sunshine begins to melt the high-country snow pack. Yosemite also lies within close proximity to the exciting Class IV Tuolumne River&#8722;easily considered the best whitewater rafting trip in California. With one, two, three-day and Wine on the River trip options available, this trip fits easily into any California adventure vacation itinerary.
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Tributary Whitewater Tours
6400 Hwy 49
Lotus, CA  95651
Ph: 800-672-3846   Fx: 530-346-6499
Email: rafting@whitewatertours.com
High TripAdvisor Ranking
Guiding California white water rafting trips for more than 35 years! Tributary Whitewater Tours has been guiding California whitewater rafting trips since 1978 and offers something for all levels, from family California rafting vacation trips suitable for kids, to extreme California white water rafting adventures for the expert. With so many rivers to choose from, we know we have the right California whitewater rafting trip for you. A Tributary Whitewater Tours California rafting trip combines all the elements of a memorable river rafting adventure.
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O.A.R.S. - Sacramento
PO Box 67
Angels Camp, CA  95222
Ph: 800-346-6277   
High TripAdvisor Ranking
Discover an exciting California whitewater rafting adventure within an easy drive of both Sacramento and Lake Tahoe! With three forks of the American River located in the heart of Californias Gold Country, there is an exciting adventure vacation option for everyone. The family-friendly South Fork, with its splashy Class III rapids make this the most popular California rafting adventure; perfect for first-timers and groups. The Class IV Middle and North Forks of the American River are ideal for more experienced rafters or first-timers with a yearning for some heart pumping thrills.
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Bear Valley Mountain Resort
P.O. Box 5038 Highway 4 at Highway 207
Bear Valley, CA  95223
Ph: 209-753-2301   Fx: 209-753-6421
Bear Valley and the surrounding area offers several types of lodging options from rustic cabins to charming mountain lodges. As a premier year-round retreat, Bear Valley is a refreshingly different and relaxing alpine village. Bear Valley and Highway 4 offer an incredible selection of outdoor activities twelve months a year. Whether you are anxious to get your heart beat racing, or looking to slow down to a peaceful pace, the Sierra summer has it all. During the winter months, Bear Valley receives an incredible amount of snow and transforms into a winter playground.
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Big Bear Mountain Resorts
880 Summit Blvd P.O. Box 77
Big Bear Lake, CA  92315
Ph: 909-866-5766   Fx: 909-866-3201
Email: info@bigbearmountainresorts.com
In the resort town of Big Bear Lake, nestled in the San Bernardino National Forest, you will find Big Bear Mountain Resorts, Southern California's # 1 place to ski and snowboard. Big Bear Mountain Resorts includes Southern California's premier mountain resort, Snow Summit, and the nation's only all-mountain freestyle park, Bear Mountain. Together, one lift ticket is good for both resorts presenting guests with 24 lifts serving over 400 acres of developed terrain, 60+ runs, a 1,700-foot vertical drop and a complimentary shuttle service between the resorts.
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