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Lake Berryessa is California's largest body of fresh water, with over 165 miles of shoreline, it offers year-round recreation opportunities for everyone. Nestled between Blue Ridge and Cedar Roughs. Visitors will find 140 tent and RV sites located on the shores of Lake Berryessa, visitors can enjoy a myriad of water and land recreational activities. An option here is to work with a local RV rental owner to deliver and setup your camp trailer to this campground.
The Mirabel Trailer Park is situated in Forestville, and is just seven miles from Santa Rosa, California. This site has been family owned for over fifty years, and is a great place to come if you are looking to unwind and do some outdoor activities in the Russian River area. It is on the edge of wine country, so is ideal if you are looking to do some tasting, or take a winery tour or two. The site has key facilities such as water, electric hook-up and sewer, and welcomes campervans as well as tents. You can bring pets along, and the site is family friendly. If you are looking for a site where you can get away from it all, explore the outdoors, and enjoy some quiet time in a natural setting amongst the tall trees then it is worth checking out.
Route 101 north from San Francisco takes you through Petaluma, and here you can park up at the San Francisco North/ Petaluma KOA. This location is good for the beaches, Napa Valley and Sonoma County as well as for San Francisco, so your vacation here should never be dull. The park arranges guided day trips into San Francisco daily between May and October, but there are lots of things to do if you stay on site too. There is a large pool where you can swim or relax and read a book poolside, a climbing wall for when you feel more energetic, along with horseshoe pits, bocce ball, a ring toss area, and a bounce pillow where the youngsters can let off steam. If you want to tour the park, don?t think of walking, climb aboard a hay wagon (May to Labor Day) or grab a banana bike. Then, on a summer?s evening, you can even sit out by the pool and watch a movie too.
The San Francisco North/ Petaluma KOA is a beautiful campground that is rated one of the top RV campgrounds in California. With 312 spacious sites on 70 acres, this KOA offers the best in family, group and big-rig RV camping. Explore San Francisco, then relax in the country at KOA, just 34 freeway miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge and minutes from local wineries and breweries. Campers have the opportunity to enjoy guided tours of San Francisco (departing from KOA May October) and Wine Country. The campground is on the doorstep of Napa and Sonoma County wineries, giant redwoods, beaches, Tour Lagunitas Brewing Company and artisan cheese farms, play on world-class golf courses, shop at the Premium Outlets mall and historic Theatre District. For gaming fun, the Graton Resort & Casino is minutes away. Summer fun at KOA includes a rec program, rock wall, Jumping Pillow, pool and spa, mega playground, karaoke, hayrides and live weekend entertainment. It is hard to beat this KOA for comfortable camping in Northern California.
Nestled between Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley Wine regions, the Napa Valley Expo is the perfect base camp as you explore the tastes of the region. There are many unique wineries and specialty shops nearby. If you would like to learn how to make your own wine and beer then you could take a few lessons from Napa Fermentation Supplies. Everything here is within a 55 mile radius. For the kids you can visit Six Flags, Oakland Zoo, and for the rest of the crowd San Francisco, Sacramento and Infineon Raceway are within reach. This park is a great destination in your RV rental since the roads and pads are wide and easy to access.
Visitors can enjoy the Martha Walker Native Plants Garden, disc golf course, camping and picnicking, and the many trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. Skyline is only a few miles from downtown Napa where great shops and wonderful restaurants await.
If you love camping out in the wilderness and then taking to the trail to explore, Skyline Wilderness Park may well appeal. This RV park and campground can be found tucked away in Skyline Park above Napa, and offers a range of options for RVs. You can opt for the full RV package, including water, sewer and electric, or dry camp, with use of sewer on departure. The park has pull-thru sites and big rig access too. Visitors can park up for as much as fifteen nights at a time, and this should give you plenty of opportunity to explore the various trails, and to visit the Martha Walker Nature Garden. You can explore the trails on foot, by bike or on horseback, however dogs are not permitted. Other activities that take place in Skyline Wilderness Park include disc golf and archery, and you may picnic. The park is open seven days a week throughout the year, and opening hours vary seasonally.
The Skyline Wilderness Park in Napa, California is an ideal place year round for camping excursions. Campers are welcome for an overnight or two week stays. The park has full accommodations for RV?s with power, water, and sewer. Other sites have partial RV accommodation with power, water, and a free sewer dump on departure. Dry sites for RV camping also includes free sewer dump on departure. Accommodations for horse camping includes the free sewer dump as well on departure. Tent camping is available at a reasonable rate. One special feature at the park is the Martha Walker Native Habitat Garden. This beautiful garden is open daily from 8 a.m. until sunset. The three acre garden is a peaceful environment full of birds, butterflies, and native plants. Many educational groups visit to learn about the plants and their cultural heritage. The gardens are a place to relax, enjoy, and refresh one?s spirits on the paths so full of natural treasures.
Looking to make the most of the San Francisco Bay Area? Then let Novato RV Park be your home away from home. Conveniently located in the city of Novato in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, Novato RV Park will allow you to take advantage of the region's many offerings. Explore nearby hills, taste the valley's best wines, go on a memorable city escapade--whatever you want to do, you'll be right where the action is thanks to Novato RV Park. Just minutes away from the Golden Gate Bridge, downtown San Francisco, and the region's so-called Wine Country, Novato RV Park is the perfect starting point for your shopping, dining, wine tasting, and city exploration adventures. Nestled at the foot of oak-covered hills, Novato RV Park will also give you easy access to miles and miles of beautiful walking trails. You'll have plenty to do, and with Novato RV Park's excellent amenities, you wouldn't have to worry about anything.
Vineyard RV Park is located halfway between Citrus Heights and the city of San Francisco, making it an ideal place to stay while you visit both locations. Sacramento is also an easy half hour drive east. Simply follow Interstate 80 southwest from Citrus Heights, and continue driving for 40 miles past Sacramento to reach this idyllic spot near the Napa Valley. Discover your immediate surroundings with trips to local wineries and many stellar golf courses. Bring your RV, as there?s also a place to refill your propane tank and a dumping station. Visitors can also rent one of many cozy cabins that are available. The entire park is equipped with free WiFi, and most sites also have free cable television. Activities and amenities on-site include restrooms with showers, a big swimming pool, two off-leash dog walks, a playground, a clubhouse for larger groups, and a catch-and-release fishing pond. Guests are also welcome to use the horseshoe pits and volleyball court.
The Napa Valley Wine Train is one of the most distinctive attractions in the region, offering an authentic, memorable experience that relives the glory days of train travel in the 1900s. You can enjoy a sumptuous meal as you view the Napa Valley scenery and relax in the restored vintage Pullman rail cars. This elegant dining establishment is essentially a museum: an antique train that runs on 25-miles of rails in the heart of the Napa Valley.
TrainTown offers a quarter scale railroad on 4 miles of track. Each train trip lasts 20-minutes and takes you through tunnels, over bridges and makes a stop in Lakeview a miniature town and petting zoo. Visitors can also have fun at the six amusement rides.
Built in 1823 it is said to be the last mission in Alta California, built after Mexico gained independence from Spain. You can experience a bit of California history, participate in the special events and activities all located in the Sonoma/Petaluma State Historic Parks.
Get close to one of the tallest and perhaps oldest living beings on our planet. The ancient coast redwood is an amazing tree which can grow to a diameter of 12-16 feet, and stand from 200-250 feet tall. You can enjoy a hike through the self-guided nature trails, have a picnic, or enjoy a special event at the large outdoor amphitheater.
The country around Petaluma has quite a few opportunities for walkers, and visitors to the town may well enjoy one of the trails in Helen Putnam Park, just to the west. The park has around six miles of trails, and these are organized in loops so you have the option to create the right length of walk to suit your party. You will also find a lake here, a picnic ground, a playground and a gazebo, and this park can be a nice place in which to relax if you are vacationing in the area and have done some long day trips into the city. The trails are also open to cyclists and horseback riders. Helen Putnam Park is open from sunrise until sunset and has parking and a restroom. You can arrange to go fishing in its lake, and dogs are welcome but need to be kept on a short leash.
The last manned lighthouse on the California coast, today it is part of the largest urban national park in the U.S., the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. If you enjoy a rugged hike then getting here will be fun, the half mile trail that leads to the lighthouse is steep, you can also discover the old Coast Guard rescue station, wildflowers, and pillow basalt rock formations.
A rescue center that has treated over 20,000 marine mammals such as the elephant seals, harbor seals, and California sea lions. You can come and support their work by taking a tour and getting to know the science behind the animals? distress, how the center helps them recover and learn about marine wildlife in general.
Tilden has been called the jewel of the district?s park system, it?s no wonder why the East Bay community considers this park as the haven for recreational activities. From a carousel ride, countless prime picnic spots, swimming at Lake Anza and a stroll through the Botanic Garden there is so much to enjoy, not to mention the 2,079 acres of wild and pristine natural beauty.
University of California voted as one of the best public universities in the world, is a landmark of Berkeley and it has a classical architectural feel. There is an amazing tower located at the top of the hill, which offers spectacular views of the city. The library is a majestic building and there is a Greek amphitheater, where amazing performances are shown. UC Berkeley also has a dinosaur exhibition with some interesting replicas of tyrrannosarus rex and a teradactyl.
To enjoy views of the San Francisco bay, skyline and the Golden Gate Bridge make your way over to Vista Point. You can even walk or bike the bridge to take in more panoramic views.