6 Holiday Staycation Destinations

6 Holiday Staycation Destinations

The holidays are right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with a staycation right in the Bay Area? We’ve put together some incredible destinations to help you plan the perfect holiday adventure this year. Grab your family and friends, pack the car, and let’s head out and explore the local beauty that California offers!

Bodega Bay Lodge

A 2.5-hour drive, California’s Bodega Bay is a small town on the coast of Sonoma County. With its rugged shoreline and rolling countryside, the Sonoma Coast offers a vast and striking landscape. The Bodega Bay Lodge sits atop a tranquil bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, bringing a rustic elegance that reflects the wild beauty of the romantic region. Within easy reach of Sonoma County’s many offerings, guests can watch fishermen ply the bay for the day’s catch, spot migrating whales in the waves, scout for rare birds in the Coastal Bird Walk—a location prized by the Audubon Society and Alfred Hitchcock—or simply stroll two miles of soft sands, hand-in-hand. Thanksgiving dinner will be offered at Drakes Sonoma Coast Kitchen. To find out more information, click here.

Timber Cove Resort

Perched on a dramatic bluff high above the Pacific Ocean lies Timber Cove: iconic, reimagined. A one-of-a-kind hotel situated within California's ruggedly breathtaking Sonoma coastline, Timber Cove is a magical place where stately redwoods pay homage to the vastness of the sea. Guests experience a deep connection with nature, both land and sea while relaxing in a casual, sophisticated space. At Timber Cove, warm hues, sturdy timbers, and midcentury accents create a uniquely captivating hospitality experience. The newly renovated structure retains the iconic architecture and authenticity of the original 1960s legend while bestowing the comforts and amenities of a new hotel. One part modern hippie and two parts are rustic modern, Timber Cove stands apart. To find out more, click here.

Edgewood Tahoe Resort

Luxury beyond limits, the Edgewood Tahoe Resort is located in beautiful South Lake Tahoe. From daily resort activities to an oasis of spa treatments, from golf to winter activities, you will have everything you need in one location! And let’s not forget about the dining experience you are sure to enjoy. You’ll have your choices of The Bistro Bar, Coffee Bar, Brooks’ Bar & Deck, and Edgewood Restaurant to choose from. To find out more information on this luxury resort getaway, click here.

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

Experience the Best of California Wine Country at Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa – Sonoma’s premier destination resort. The Inn boasts geothermal-fed mineral pools, farm-to-table dining, and access to championship golf at neighboring Sonoma Golf Club. Located just an hour north of San Francisco, the resort has been catering to discerning travelers for decades. For more information, click here.

The St. Regis San Francisco

The luxury Forbes 5* property is located in the heart of SoMa. The Museum of the African Diaspora is located within the hotel and the renowned San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is next door. Immerse yourself in one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in downtown San Francisco, CA, boasting galleries, attractions, restaurants, shopping, and more. You will experience top-of-the-line concierge service, luxury car service, and signature butler service just to name a few. Explore everything this incredible resort has to offer here.

Bernardus Lodge & Spa

Pairing old-world sophistication with new-world style, our collection of 73 guest rooms, suites & villas exudes an air of European elegance reimagined for the ultimate in Carmel Valley comfort. Surrounded by the picturesque Santa Lucia Mountains on the famed Monterey Peninsula, Bernardus Lodge & Spa offers a tranquil setting and a rich sense of place within the artistic village of Carmel Valley. Thanksgiving dinner will be offered at this magnificent location.

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