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The Merced River RV Resort near Turlock, California is a great place for campers and their recreational vehicles. The beautiful campground is located on the Merced River. The staff at the resort is devoted to their guests, and they take care of any hassles while their guests have fun. They are experts on resorts and camping, so they anticipate and avoid problems before they happen. The sites have full hook-ups for RVs. There are accommodations for pull-thru and back-in RV?s. Electric hookups are available for 20,30, and 50 amps. Free Wi-Fi and satellite TV are also available for residents. Most sites benefit from the shade of large oak trees.The park is open year round, for the weather is almost always excellent. The park has many amenities for the guests, and the area offers many opportunities for exciting excursions. Visitors will find spectacular hiking trails close by, and there are rafting opportunities on the Merced River
RVs under 24-feet, and trailers under 21-feet can be accommodated at the Casswell Memorial State Park, as can tents. This lovely site gives visitors an opportunity to enjoy being outdoors, and to participate in a range of activities. These include fishing, river swimming, geocaching, hiking and cycling. There are hiking and cycling trails to explore, and, if you are keen on watching wildlife, there are opportunities for nature and wildlife watching. The site is a wonderful place to park up and enjoy a totally different experience. Here, nature takes over, and you can relax as you watch the Stanislaus River flow through the park, and, perhaps, sit on a beach area and take a paddle in the river to cool off. Being California, it does get pretty hot here during the summer months, so be prepared, and, given that this is a park with lots of woodland and trees, also be prepared to encounter mosquitos and other insects.
The unofficial garlic capital of the world, Gilroy, California, is home to the Gilroy Garlic USA RV Park which caters for Rvs of all sizes from travel trailers to motor homes. Boasting 176 paved sites with full hookup facilities including 20,30,and 50 amp electrical connections, water, sewer, satellite TV, and free wifi, Gilroy Garlic USA RV Park is the perfect place to stay when visiting this delightful wine and garlic region of California. Facilities include a swimming pool which is heated in winter, two recreation rooms with a large screen TV and a full kitchen. Nearby amenities include several wineries and golf courses, and the town of Gilroy has ample shopping available to cater for all camping and traveling needs. Propane is sold on site and there is a laundry facility along with a mini store and book exchange. The parks showers and bathrooms have a combination lock for the security of guests.
When looking for the ideal RV campground for a weekend of fishing and relaxation in the greater San Francisco Bay area, the Thousand Trails Turtle Beach Fish Camp in Manteca, California, should be right at the top of the list. Situated on the banks of the San Joaquin River, Turtle Beach Fish Camp is a peaceful, scenic retreat for any family or individual wanting to get their piece of the great outdoors. Offering RV sites with full hook ups and shady tented camping areas close to the river, Turtle Beach Fish Camp is a great place to relax on the sand at the water's edge, or enjoy fishing and boating on the river. The RV sites are nicely spaced with green grass in between, and a picnic table for each site. Set in the heart of California?s beautiful Modesto region, Turtle Beach Fish Camp has great access to local amenities and attractions in nearby Manteca, Modesto and Stockton.
San Jose, California is the ideal pit stop for those who are traveling to or from San Francisco and is the perfect rest stop for those planning to go to the mighty Yosemite. The stunning summer days and balmy evenings make RV vacations in this part of the world the ideal opportunity for campfires and smores. As one of the only RV resorts in San Jose, Coyote Valley RV Resort is ideally situated to provide campers with great facilities while they sit back and enjoy their break. Guests will have access to a swimming pool and hot tub situated in the resort, which allows them to have fun within a short distance of the RV. The resort is clean and well maintained to provide a great experience to travelers, and is within a short distance from some of the best vineyards that form part of the Californian wine culture.
Turtle Beach RV Resort is located near Tracy, California in a beautiful setting. This is a fantastic place to take the entire family or a group of friends for a pleasant vacation. There are plenty of activities at the resort as well as enjoyable activities in the vicinity. Guests plan their activities when they arrive although many plan online ahead of time. The staff at the resort is dedicated to their guests at the resort, so they are always available to answer questions, solve problems, or provide suggestions. The resort is located on the beautiful San Joaquin River where anglers can enjoy a fishing excursion. There are 72 sites for RV?s at the resort, and a shady tent camping area close to the river. The river is a great place to fish, relax on a boat ride, or jet ski. There are superb attractions close by including San Francisco and Yosemite.
If you are looking for an RV park that is well located for the many attractions of central California, and where there is plenty to do on site, then the Lakes RV and Golf Resort in Chowchilla ? around 15 miles from Madera ? can make for a good choice. This park can accommodate just under 90 units, and has great all round facilities for visitors to enjoy, as well as key amenities such as big rig access, pull-thru sites, water, electric, sewer and free Wi-Fi access. A number of lakeside pitches are available. The park has a clubhouse, a swimming pool and a spa, all of which are conveniently located by the central water feature. Visitors can play golf at the Pheasant Run Golf Club, and this is offered on a complimentary basis for two persons. There are also lighted tennis courts, as well as facilities for playing volleyball, basketball and horseshoes.
The country south of Livermore in northern California is a wonderful place for outdoor activities, and if you enjoy spending time by the water, then parking up in Del Valle Regional Park may well be of interest. The campground here has space for around 150 units, offers big rig access and pull-thru sites, whilst electric hook-up, water and sewer facilities are available for around 20 units. Tents campers are also welcome, and the site is pet friendly and family friendly. Del Valle Lake is the heart of Del Valle Regional Park. It is about five miles long, and has two swimming beaches, with lifeguards posted at designated times. The park is also ideal for a number of other activities, including hiking, horseback riding, windsurfing and boating. Campfires are hosted by the park?s naturalists in high season, and make for a wonderful way to spend a warm evening, before retiring to your RV.
Pinto Lake City Park in Watsonville, California is owned by the city and operated by the Park Concessionaire, an independent contractor. The lake is over 10,000 year old and located midway between Santa Cruz and Monterey. The facilities for RV camping and boating are excellent. The back-in sites are 50?x15? and on grass. Each site is supplied with 30 amp electricity, city water, sewer, a locked gate at night, and fire rings. The park is carefully maintained on beautiful surroundings. Campers may make arrangements to include two dogs in their agreement. The management staff on duty are always friendly and helpful for their visitors. The park is locked up at night for safety, so visitors are given a key for admission should they go out of the facilities at night. The campers are often returning people who were pleased with their last visit. The fishing in the lake is catch and release but most enjoyable with reports of large bass on angler?s lines.
If you are looking for a place to park up near Milpitas in California, then Trailer Tel RV Park, which is under five miles away, can make for an attractive choice. This park has space for about 200 units, and has a range of amenities including a swimming pool, a fitness room, a lounge and a laundry. The pitches measure 25 feet by 50 feet, allowing room for two vehicles, and the site is family friendly and welcomes small pets. The park itself is set in pleasant grounds, and the surrounding area has lots of attractions for visitors. Highlights include California?s Great America theme park, which is only a short distance away. This offers fun for all the family, and includes a range of rides to suit different age groups, live entertainment, Planet Snoopy and Boomerang Bay Water Park. If you prefer getting out and hiking, then you are also close to some good walking country.
The San Francisco bay area is a great destination for a vacation. There is a lot to see and do, and, when you bring to mind the amount of fine wine that is produced in California, you realize that there is a lot to taste as well. Ridge Vineyards in Cupertino near San Jose has a long history. Wine making began here in the late 19th Century, and today the vineyard at Monte Bello in the Santa Cruz Mountains produces exceptional wines, and welcomes visitors who want to see the estate and sample their delightful produce. Most wine tasting sessions are arranged by appointment, but small groups of eight or less are able to visit the estate and the tasting room at the weekend without a reservation. Picnicking is also available, but again it is worthwhile checking out the website regarding availability, and the advisability of making a reservation ahead of your visit.
Take the family for a classic getaway to the historic building by the sea. Once the final stop on train trips to the coast this location is still incredibly popular. Parking is available all around and spots can fit you and your RV rental. Practice your hand at mini-gulf or hit the snack bar and enjoy a meal on one of the most famous beaches in the world.
Santa Cruz modern history is based upon the clear cutting of the pristine Redwood forests. While not environmentally correct the era launched the development of California and has been partially rectified by the restoration, maintenance and story telling provided by local parks and attractions. ROaring Camp Railroad allows you to step back into a bygone era when large steam locomotives hauled lumber out of the forest down to mills. Travel through the tall trees and learn about the past in this fun and informative location. Bonus points for being located in an amazing state park protecting second growth Redwood trees.
Hannah Nicole Vineyards and Winery is a fun outing in Brentwood, California. The staff at the facilities are experts in growing grapes and producing fine wines. They are ready to take guests on a great tour of all of their facilities. In the wine tasting rooms, guests will have the chance to sample five wines from their menu. Individuals and groups of two to seven people do not need an appointment. Groups of eight or more should call or email to make a reservation. Guests on one of the tours often receive special prices on the wine. This location is also a great place for a picnic in a peaceful setting. Guests can bring a group to the Diablo Gazebo with a bottle of Hannah Nicole Wine and their picnic foods. The staff at the winery is ready to help plan special events such as weddings or birthday parties in their beautiful facilities.
A RV rental allows you to drive and take advantage of scenic routes. One of the most popular things to do in Santa Cruz is to cruise West Cliff Drive. Take in the dramatic views of beachside cliffs and crashing waves as you meander along high end ocean front neighborhoods in your RV rental
If you are vacationing in the Bay area, and want to visit near Hayward, California, then the Japanese Gardens make for a popular destination. Plant lovers should enjoy seeing the exquisite topiary, and, if you time your visit for the first Saturday in the month, you can also listen to the designer of the gardens speaking about the garden, and discussing how the garden structures harmonise with the plants to create the cohesion that is so tranquil and beautiful. The gardens are open daily (except Christmas Day), and parking is available. Once you have taken a stroll here, you might also enjoy visiting Garin Regional Park, where you can go for a hike. The visitors center here is a good place to stop off if you are interested in local history, as you can find out about ranching and farming in the area, and visit the blacksmith shop. You will also find the Dry Creek Garden in Garin Park, and this has flowers in bloom throughout the year.
You can find this Redwood forest just a few miles over the ridge from downtown Oakland. Once the source of San Francisco Bay Area?s building supplies, logging is now history, and the park is home to regal 150 foot redwoods spread over 1,830 acres. On your hike or run you may be fortunate enough to see rare species such as the golden eagle and Alameda striped racer.
There are 1.9 million objects which include art, history and natural sciences. You can explore the many elements that shape California?s character and landscape. Over 300,000 square feet of interactive exhibitions you can easily spend the day here. Be sure to check out the many events that occur throughout the year, every Friday night there is a gathering for the community which may include dancing or cultural performances, or you can also participate on the guided tours which for example explain the regional geology or natural the resources.
Lake Merritt, the oldest designated wildlife refuge center, was built in 1870. Now it forms part of the heart of Oakland city. The Lake Merritt 3.4 mile shoreline is heart-shaped. It's a great space for man and nature to mingle. There are many events you can attend at Merritt including a course on Bonsai pruning, birding, or the original child's playground that Disneyland was based on. It's called <a href="http://fairyland.org/">Fairyland</a>.
If you have a passion for botany or nature in general, then this is a mandatory stop. Established in 1890, the Garden, has amassed over 13,000 different kinds of plants from around the world, cultivated over 34 acres. It is worthy to note that the garden holds one of the largest and most diverse collections in the United States.