6 Best Summer Vacation Destinations in California

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California’s sunshine, warm weather, majestic landscapes, and diverse, making it an ideal summer vacation destination. Whether you wish to go hiking through the woods or want to spend on the beach, there’s something for everyone in California. For accommodations, there is an abundance of amazing California vacation rentals to choose from. Below mentioned are the best places in California to visit this summer.

  1. Eureka


Situated on amazing Humboldt Bay in northwestern California, vacation rentals in the city of Eureka are filled with opportunities for adventures summer outdoor activities. It serves as gateways to the Redwood Empire, which includes Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Redwood National Park, and the Avenue of the Giants. You can rent sailboats, canoes, stand-up paddleboards for water fun and also Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center rents sailboats, canoes, and also provides guided hiking, wildlife observation, sea kayaking, and wildlife observation activities. Visit the family-friendly Natural History Museum in Arcata to learn about local ecology and paleontology.

  1. South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe

The city of South Lake Tahoe lies at the southern end of sapphire-blue Lake Tahoe in the centre of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in northeastern California. You can hire a boat for water fun at Lakeside Marina and also can explore the coastline in luxury Windsong Sailing Yacht out of Timbercove Marina. The Tahoe Water Ski School teaches children and adults water sport. You can also rent a bicycle at South Shore Bikes, and sail out onto the many trails through the emerald-green forests and hills. During the summer, you can discover the Heavenly Mountain’s Epic exciting activities like zip lines, rope courses, a climbing wall, and the thrilling Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster.

  1. Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta

The Mount Shasta city lies almost 10 miles from its namesake mountain in north-central California. There are some famous summer activities like hiking and mountain biking on the trails through the foothills and forests. The fifth season sporting store can offer you the bicycles and hiking gear that you might require. Close is it is Lake Siskiyou that provides amazing fishing for brown trout, rainbow trout, crayfish, and bass. You can also find fun factory rentals from where you can rent powerboats for exploring fishing or water sports.

  1. Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg is a beautiful stretch of the northern California coastline located in Mendocino County. This city’s exclusive attractions are Glass Beach, a single beautiful beach in MacKerricher State Park whose pebbles are made up of beautiful smoothed-over pieces of glass. On the south side of town, there is Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens that offers 47 acres of flamboyant flowers, streams, fern canyons, and pine forests. Board the famous Skunk Train into the interior to view rivers, redwood forests, streams, and redwood forests.

  1. Carmel-by-the-Sea

Carmel by the Sea

Located on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula situated in the south of San Francisco, Carmel-by-the-Sea is a hub of water fun, absorbing sightseeing, eclectic shopping, and fine dining. This beach offers soft white sand for sunbathing, swimming, beach volleyball, and water sports. Visit Carmel Plaza, and explore the variety of shops. Don’t forget to visit lovely 17-Mile Drive and Pebble Beach. Close to Monterey, you will find attractions like Historic Cannery Row, Old Fisherman’s Wharf, and the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium.

  1. Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa is situated in the midst of the northern California wine country which is in the north of San Francisco. You should visit this place in the summer and rent a bicycle from Sports Basement and tour the nearby wineries. You can also hire a limousine or any luxury van if you want to relax and do not want to drive. You should not miss out on visiting Safari West which is a drive-through nature preserve where you can view cape buffaloes, rhinoceroses, giraffes, cheetahs, and other species of exotic wildlife. Here you will also offer your children a great time by taking them at the Charles M. Schultz Museum and to experience the exotic displays at the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County.