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Love and oysters at Nick’s

Hotels are rolling out their Valentine's specials,with package deals and sweeteners to up the romantic ante. Nick's Cove and Cottages, that atmospheric little collection of seaside love nests in Marshall, is planning a three-course, prix-fixe candle-lit dinner for Feb.14. The delectable menu put together by Executive chef Austin Perkins at [...]

By | January 16th, 2013|0 Comments

Tuck a night away in someone’s stocking

Calistoga's cozy Cottage Grove Inn has a sweet deal if you're looking to treat someone to a great experience for Christmas.

By | December 11th, 2012|0 Comments

Plan your winter getaway now for the best deals

How many times have you wanted to kick yourself for not planning for How many times have you kicked yourself for not thinking ahead for special occasions? When you finally get down to planning your anniversary, a memorable place to pop the question or a night away near Valentine's, there's [...]

By | October 30th, 2012|0 Comments

Conde Nast’s favorite Wine Country inns

If you want to take a time out while the leaves are still flaming red and gold on the vines, Conde Nast Traveler readers have helped you winnow down the best places to stay in your own backyard. The premiere travel magazine puts five Sonoma County hotels on their list [...]

By | October 19th, 2012|0 Comments

Take that, Napa. TripAdvisors think Sonoma is tops

In the ongoing rivalry between Napa and Sonoma, score one for Sonoma. TripAdvisor, the booking and rating site, has declared Sonoma County the Number One wine destination in the nation, edging out Napa for the top spot. The honor, part of the annual Traveler’s Choice Awards, was determined based on [...]

By | October 18th, 2012|0 Comments

Reinvented Timber Cove offers deal for autumn retreats

The Timber Cove Inn, which has recently undergone a makeover, is offering some sweet incentives for making an autumn drive up the coast. Book two nights and you get 50 percent off your second night. Rooms have to be booked by Sept. 30 but you can visit up through Dec. [...]

By | September 6th, 2012|0 Comments

North Coast campsites still available for Labor Day

Campers who didn't think ahead and assumed they were shut out of Labor Day are not completely out of luck. Camp-California.com has compiled a list of several campgrounds that still have a few sites available for the last big blast of summer this weekend. And two of them are along [...]

By | August 28th, 2012|0 Comments

Illuminating look at the lighthouse lens

The Point Cabrillo Light Station will open up its lantern room on Saturday, Aug. 4, for a rare chance to see its beauitfully restored and operational Third Order Fresnel Lens. The historic park at Mendocino offers a chance to see the actual lantern room and lens only six Saturdays a [...]

By | August 2nd, 2012|0 Comments

Farmhouse Inn’s Choose Your Prize Sweepstakes

You think you might like Forestville's favorite Farmhouse Inn? It could win you a getaway to the famed country hotel. Or, it could bring a bit of the Farmhouse's comforts and flavor to your own home. "Like" the Farmhouse Inn on Facebook and you're entered to win. For every [...]

By | June 13th, 2012|0 Comments

Where to go in Mendocino

Visitmendocino.com is making it easy to put together your next quick getaway to the North Coast by doing the planning for you. The visitor's organization has smartly assembled five sample itineraries to help you make the best of your limited time. Whether you've got one day or a week, or whether you're [...]

By | June 12th, 2012|0 Comments