Camping in Style During California’s Warm Fall Months
Twelve places to savor the final days of summer in California.
Summer days may be dwindling, but California’s toasty weather lets us enjoy the great outdoors way into the fall months. So, it’s not too late to plan a camping adventure for 2017. The folks at travelpirates.com recently ranked their top 12 outposts for the “glamping” experience. Let’s take a look at some of their favorite spots:
New Mendocino Campground, Mendocino, CA
This campground in the coastal woods of Mendocino offers 20 canvas safari tents, each complete with a queen bed, down comforter, cotton linens and chairs. There are beautiful hiking trails, kayaking and coastal vistas nearby. Book on Airbnb or visit the company’s website for more info.
Malibu Airstream, Malibu, CA
This gorgeous, newly renovated 1974 Airstream camper features a spacious living area and bathroom, king-sized bed, kitchen area and access to a common yoga deck and BBQ lounge area. Just five minutes to the ocean and a short drive away from hiking trails into the Santa Monica Mountains, it’s the perfect place for a weekend getaway with friends.
Treebones Yurt Resort, Big Sur, CA
This glamping resort on California’s Big Sur central coast (rated 4.5/5 on TripAdvisor) offers luxury accommodations in spacious yurts with plush bedding, running water and redwood decks overlooking the Pacific ocean. There are plenty of hiking, beachcombing and wildlife watching opportunities nearby.
Joshua Tree Camp, Pioneertown, CA
Located on an 80-acre retreat in the heart of the Mojave Desert, this luxury canvas cabin, which comes with a plush memory foam mattress, sleeper couch, stove and deck chairs, offers unobstructed views of the stunning desert. There are outdoor showers, barbecue areas, lounge nooks and a sculpture garden onsite.
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