Lake Siskiyou and pines

Siskiyou County California

Siskiyou County, California, is the 5th largest county in California. Located just 5 hours away from San Francisco, Siskiyou County is for anyone who loves nature and the outdoors. This county has endless mountain ranges, evergreen forests, and historical buildings dating … Read More

Viticulture Tourism vineyard

Lake County California

Lake County’s Clear Lake, which it is named after, lies like an amulet in its center and is California’s largest non-extinct natural Lake. Lake County has a population of over 68 000, the county’s seat is Lakeport, and the largest … Read More

Historic Cannery Row

Monterey County California

Created in 1850, Monterey County stretches from Santa Cruz in the north to San Luis Obisbo in the south. It takes its name from Monterey Bay, which was named in 1602 in honor of the Count of Monterrey, Viceroy of … Read More

Cachuma lake

Santa Barbara County California

Santa Barbara County’s 110 miles of Pacific coastline is a destination par excellence! Santa Barbara is a vacation city, and the coast is often called the American Riviera! Eclectic inland towns, wineries, mountains, and valleys, are an allure. County Santa … Read More

Lake Tahoe Placer County

Placer County California

Placer County is the Gold Country, filled with natural lakes and rivers used for gold mining during the 19th century. The suburbs of Placer County include Roseville, Rocklin, and Lincoln. Placer County is also home to a ghost town where its … Read More

Sierra Nevada California

Nevada County California

Nevada County’s young history is rich in anecdotes, a geographical space of 974sq mi, mapped by its gold mining past. Tourism is the new gold, with walking trails and downtown tours commemorating mining days. In historic mining downtowns, nostalgia, pop … Read More

Napa Valley Wooden entrance sign

Napa County California

Napa County is a jewel amongst California’s 48 counties – a county marked by a history of pioneers, prospectors, and entrepreneurs. Napa County stands out through its world-famous Napa Valley wine lands – a premium viticulture destination with 30miles of … Read More

Mendocino County road to the beach on the lost coast of california

Mendocino County California

Mendocino County exemplifies the natural beauty and rural charm of Northern California. The county is also part of California Wine Country, with some of the most highly-esteemed wineries in the US.  Mendocino is a picturesque rural Northern Californian County with … Read More

Yosemite Park Mariposa County California

Mariposa County California

Mariposa County, California, was established in 1849 and is known as one of the gold rush towns. In its early days, this town drew many prospectors searching for gold. While the gold rush only lasted a couple of decades, communities … Read More

Nelson ghost town located in the El Dorado Canyon near Las Vegas Nevada California

El Dorado County California

El Dorado County was founded in 1850; just two years after, the county became famous as the site of the 1848 gold rush and was one of the 27 original counties that made up California. It forms part of the … Read More